Movement is LIFE
At CAROLINA SPORTS CLINIC we offer a range of services and are committed to providing you with personalized, comprehensive chiropractic care using the latest, most innovative techniques for sports medicine. Our goal is to eliminate your pain and symptoms and restore full function to get you back to the active lifestyle that you deserve!
Select any of the services offered at the Southpark Clinic from below to learn more. Please make sure to refer to each Clinic Location for a list of services available at that location.
The Southpark Team
JOSHUA KOLLMAN, DC
Member of the PGA Tour Sports Medicine Team
Fascial Stretch Certified Level 3 Medical Provider (FST)
Certified in Dry Needling
Certified in Acupuncture
Certified Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
Certified in Functional Movement Screening (FMS)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Certified in Active Release Technique (ART)
Certified in Graston Technique
Titleist Performance Institute (TPI)
Certified Certified Chi Running Instructor
NASM, CPT, CES, PES
Dr. Joshua Kollmann received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY. Dr. Kollmann has extensive education and experience in treating all levels of athletic needs as well as musculoskeletal conditions. He earned his Master’s Degree in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention from the California University of Pennsylvania as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Kollmann has advanced training in treating soft tissue injuries, including full body certification in Active Release Technique (ART) and Graston Technique. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Dr. Kollmann has the distinction as a Performance Enhancement Specialist with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) which provides advanced skills to evaluate human movement. Building on a broad base of knowledge, he is certified in both acupuncture and dry needle specializations. Dr. Kollmann is also a Level III Medical Provider with Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST).
Dr. Kollmann has been one of the Team Chiropractors for the Carolina Panthers since 2011. He has also been treating as part of the PGA Sports Medicine Team since 2007.
Not only does Dr. Kollmann treat athletes at various events, but he is an avid triathlete and competitor. An accomplished Ironman, Kollmann competed in Ironman events in Lake Placid, Arizona, Louisville, and Cozumel. Dr. Kollmann has qualified and ran the Boston Marathon twice. He is also a USA Triathlon level 1 coach.
Dr. Kollmann’s philosophy is to utilize treatment plans founded on science, and care for patients compassionately utilizing a variety of Chiropractic, Soft Tissue Mobilization, and Rehabilitative techniques which will eliminate symptoms and improve overall function of the human body. He also strongly believes in patient education and empowering patients to improve the quality of their lives, because patients who know more about their conditions stay healthier.
ANDY ROLAND, DC
Dr. Roland is a native of Buffalo, New York and is proud to be serving the Charlotte community. He attended Canisius College in Buffalo, NY for his undergraduate studies and he earned degree in Biology. It was during this time that Dr. Roland discovered Complementary and Alternative Medicine and specifically Chiropractic. He found that Chiropractic offered a unique doctor-patient dynamic and a perspective that emphasized conservative therapies to treat a wide variety of conditions, referring patients for prescription medications and surgeries only as a very last resort. Dr. Roland then studied at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL for his Chiropractic training. His education mixed fundamentals of medical diagnosis and evidenced-based patient evaluation and management with elements of traditional Chiropractic. He graduated summa cum laude with a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Dr. Roland has attended specialized post-graduate classes for orthopedics and nutrition, and his focus on functional rehabilitation and a background in personal training is perfect for competitive and recreational athletes. His treatment plans often include chiropractic spinal manipulation, soft tissue manipulations and stretching, select physiological therapeutics, nutritional counseling and supplementation, and functional rehabilitation exercise. He is also the first, and currently the only, certified practitioner of Advanced Muscle Integration Technique (Ā.M.Ĭ.T.) in the Carolinas. Ā.M.Ĭ.T. is a unique system of analysis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries which dramatically reduces healing time, providing immediate and long-lasting results.
BRITTANY HILLS, DPT, PT, MS, CES, FST Level 1-2
Corrective Exercise Specialist
Fascial Stretch Certified Level 1-2
Dr. Brittany Hills received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Wingate University with her
focus on return to sport management for athletes and oncological rehabilitation. Prior to physical
therapy school she attended the University of South Carolina where she earned a Bachelors in
Exercise Science as well as attending the California University of Pennsylvania where she
earned a Masters in Corrective Exercise and Rehabilitation. She has also earned Level 1-2
Fascial Stretch Certification from Stretch To Win Institute.
Dr. Brittany was a Level 10 Competitive gymnast. She still holds a passion for treating the
gymnastics community and preventing overuse injuries common in the sport. Following her
gymnastics career, she went on to run a number of half marathons and Spartan Races around
the country. During her time at Wingate University, Dr. Brittany focused on sports rehabilitation,
utilizing corrective exercise to treat countless musculoskeletal and neurological injuries often
seen in athletes.
Aside from treating athletes, Dr. Brittany has a personal connection with the oncological
community. While in school, Dr. Brittany instituted a movement class for oncology patients at
CHS (Pineville, Union and Anson Counties) aided by a Supervising Professor through her
program at Wingate University. She diagnosed functional impairments and mobility restrictions
due to their clinical diagnoses and coached patients to improve these limitations with
individualized movement plans and exercises. She also educated patients on injury prevention
techniques by providing up to date research and information for both prevention of injury in
compromised states and remaining active while combating chemotherapy effects.
Dr. Brittany hopes to spread knowledge and awareness about the importance of movement and
how it affects quality of life.
CORY LAIL, DPT, CERT DN, CF-L1
Certified in Dry Needling
Certified Clinical Management of the Fitness Athlete (In Process)
Professor – Anatomy and Physiology
Dr. Cory Lail received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Radford University where his student focused on conservative treatment of the spine and return to sport management with overhead athletes. Prior to physical therapy school he attended Virginia Commonwealth University where he earned a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science. He has also earned his Certification in Dry Needling from the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy.
Cory believes in an approach that revolves around advanced hands-on skills and appropriate progressive loading and strengthening exercises for all levels of athletes. This model allows the patient and physical therapist to work together and monitor the progress occurring before, after, and between sessions.
Outside of the clinic Cory enjoys staying active through Crossfit, basketball, golf, and running, as well as, traveling to National Parks and hiking with his wife Rebecca.
ZACHARY RATLIFF, DC
Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Certified Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
Certified Functional Range Release
Dr. Zachary Ratliff received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Logan University in St. Louis, Missouri where he graduated with honors. He spent much of his time working outside of the standard curriculum in order to receive intensive training in movement assessments, rehabilitation, and adjusting/spinal manipulation.
Dr. Zack received his Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Appalachian State University. During his time at App State he worked directly with the wrestling, track & field and football teams. As a result he became well acclimated with the demands of competitive athletes and many musculoskeletal injuries.
Aside from treating athletes, Dr. Zack has a personal background in triathlons as well as running and cycling individually. He has completed the Beach2Battleship Half Ironman (now Ironman North Carolina), the 100-mile Blood, Sweat, & Gears cycling race through the Blue Ridge Mountains and several half and full marathons. Zack enjoys doing Crossfit as well in an effort to be a well rounded athlete.
As one of Dr. Zack’s patients you can expect a thorough exam to identify the root cause of your pain or loss of function. He’ll place emphasis on your personal education in order to provide the right tools and give you ownership over your health and body.
Dr. Zack’s personal philosophy centers on the concept that as humans we are made to move, and our body craves motion. His biggest goal is to get you back moving and functioning optimally in your specific lifestyle demands. Wherever you are in your health journey, Dr. Zack is here to help eliminate pain, improve function and empower you as a patient.
Dr. Chelsea Jentsch, PT, DPT
Dr. Chelsea Jentsch received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The Ohio State University where she focused on performance based rehab, strength and conditioning and return to sport rehabilitation. Prior to attending Ohio State University, she earned her Bachelors in Exercise Science with minors in psychology and biology at The College at Brockport. While in school, Chelsea had the opportunity to teach strength and conditioning lectures to Ohio State’s athletic training program to help bridge the gap between rehabilitation and performance training.
Chelsea has treated and coached athletes at the high school, collegiate and professional level. She has worked with NFL athletes, college athletes training for the NFL combine, performing artists, and recreational athletes. In addition to working with competitive athletes, Chelsea has treated patients with goals of living a healthy and active lifestyle. She has a passion for helping people reach their highest potential through a wholistic approach to physical therapy, including structured exercise progressions, manual therapy, and consistent communication with her patients.
Chelsea is from Buffalo, NY and stays active through bodybuilding/powerlifting style training, Lagree, Pilates, and hiking. She believes that an active and pain-free lifestyle is the key to living a happy and healthy life.
Specialties: Physical Therapy, Strength & Conditioning, Return to Sport, Performance Training, Mind-body connection.
Caroline Grosso, DC
Contemporary Medical Neurofunctional Acupuncturist
Active Release Technique Provider
Certified in Dry Needling
Certified in Webster Technique
Certified in Perinatal Therapy
Certified in Pediatric Chiropractic Care
Certified in Graston
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Certified in USA Olympic Weightlifting
Certified in Cupping
Certified Whole Foods Nutritionist
Dr. Caroline Grosso is following her passion by helping people in the Charlotte area discover, realize, and live improved lifestyles through health and fitness. Grosso comes to Charlotte after pursuing her Doctorate of Chiropractic and Whole Foods Nutrition degree at New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY.
During this time, she taught HIIT classes and provided personal training sessions prior to graduation in April of 2020. At graduation, Grosso was recognized with the Liborini Award, given to graduates for outstanding clinical recognition. She also graduated from McMaster University in December 2019 with her Medical Contemporary Neurofunctional Acupuncture License.
Her passion for training and coaching stems back to her collegiate days, where she was heavily involved in athletics as both a player and coach. Grosso started her athletic career at Niagara University, playing both women’s soccer and lacrosse while also interning for the strength and conditioning team. She furthered her collegiate career at Syracuse University, graduating in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree.
During her time with the Orange, Grosso was a member of the Women’s Lacrosse Team, winning the ACC Championship in 2015 and reaching the NCAA Final Four in back-to-back seasons in 2014 and 2015. For her exploits on and off-the-field, Grosso was recognized as a member of the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in both 2014 and 2015.
In a similar trend, Grosso spent time focusing on her passion while at Syracuse, spending the 2014-15 year as an intern with the Strength & Conditioning Team, while also offering private personal training lessons during her three-year tenure with the Orange. She carried that passion to Castleton University in Vermont, serving as a Graduate Assistance in Strength & Conditioning as well as Assistant Coach for the Men’s Lacrosse Team. Grosso graduated from Castleton with a Master of Science in Athletic Leadership in 2017.
Grosso loves to inspire people everyday by helping them find their purpose and desire to live life to the fullest. Whether that be athletically or holistically her true passion stems from caring for others. Grosso states that “ Helping others is the way we help ourselves.”
When Grosso has free time, she’s often found living an active lifestyle with her dog, Callahan, and husband, Blake. She loves to spend time with friends and family, travel, hike and oftentimes can be found playing soccer, lacrosse, basketball, golf and/or snowboarding. Grosso accredits all of her accomplishments to her parents Glen and Vicki. “ They have been to every game and supportive of all my successes and failures. I wouldn’t be where I am today without their constant love and support.”
Dr. Abigail Crawford, PT, DPT
Dr. Abigail Crawford received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Wingate University with a focus on sports performance rehabilitation for athletes and service members. During her 3 years in the Doctorate program, she pursued and achieved certification as a NASM Personal Trainer and NSCA Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Prior to attending Wingate, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine along with a minor in Applied Mathematics at Pepperdine University.
In her experience as a Physical Therapist, Abby has enjoyed and had a focus on treating and training high school and college athletes, CrossFitters, Veterans, and first responders. Her experience with athletes is expansive and has ranged from youth baseball players to professional soccer and football players to recreational martial arts participants. She has a diverse a background and welcomes athletes of all ages and experiences that have the desire to live a healthy and active lifestyle.
In addition to her Physical therapy background, she has been a Swim Coach for over 10 years to competitive and recreational swimmers of various ages and levels. She has also had experience in Personal Training for athletes in multiple sports and in tutoring those that are pursuing their Personal Training certification. Outside of work, Abby is passionate about raising awareness for Veteran & Service Member mental health by volunteering and participating in community events for organizations with that same mission. She has volunteered and connected with organizations centered around equine therapy for those with physical and mental disabilities and hopes to start her own organization in the future.
Abby has grown up playing multiple sports and was a part of two competitive teams in softball and swimming. She became a Captain and started coaching her High School Swim team as a sophomore and continued to coach and be a member of the team until she graduated and went to Pepperdine University. At Pepperdine, she competed as a member of the Swim Team all four years and was a Co-Captain of the team her Senior year. Each year she earned the title of a Pepperdine Scholar athlete and received recognition with PCSC All Academic honorable mention in her last three years.
Abby is always on the move outside the clinic. She participates in CrossFit, powerlifting, running, yoga and HIIT training. Her recreational activities include snowboarding, hiking with her dog, climbing, and music. She loves any and all outdoor activities! She is committed to living a healthy and positive lifestyle that influences her patients to live in the same manner.
Abby has a deep desire to help her patients achieve their highest potential post-injury by creating a well-rounded and holistic approach to physical rehabilitation. She establishes a fun and motivating environment by using her skills of generating creative movements, using manual therapy, and communicating/educating her patients in a positive manner. Her number one goal is to help her patients achieve all of their goals through the magic of movement!
Services offered: Physical Therapy, Strength and Conditioning, Return to Sport Rehabilitation, Performance Training, and Tactical Athlete Rehabilitation/Training.
Gaige Rassman, PT, DPT, CF-L1
Orthopedic Residency Trained
Gaige Rassman received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from The University of Findlay. During his time at UF he served as President of the PT student organization, earned emerging leadership awards, and graduated with honors in the top 25% of his cohort. He diversified his clinical experiences in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation amongst the general population, athletes, and veterans. Upon graduation, he desired continued development as a practitioner. He completed an Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency at UNC Chapel Hill. Since completion of residency he is studying to obtain his Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certification.
Gaige has always made an effort to push himself and others to achieve the best version of themselves. He is actively pursuing greater fitness through variations of CrossFit, bodybuilding, powerlifting, running, hiking, and the occasional game of sand volleyball. He believes in a similar methodology of fitness for his patients. He wants them to find activities they enjoy which encourage movement and healthy habits, and doing so pain-free!
Combined efforts of hands-on manual therapy and individualized rehabilitation allow Gaige to address patients holistically. He is a team player who aims to create a comfortable, assuring environment for his patients to experience optimal outcomes. Sessions often include variations of soft tissue mobilization, mobility work, and progressive overload individually curated for the patient.
Outside of the clinic, you might run into Gaige and his wife Kirsten hiking with their dog, Finn. Or maybe grabbing a cup of coffee with family and friends. Don’t be shy, feel free to say hello! He is grateful for YOU because it allows him to be purpose filled and driven, trying to get you back to your best-self.
Services: Physical Therapy, Post-Operative Orthopedic Care, Return to Sport, Personal Training and Coaching Opportunities
Lyndsey Sciarrino, DC
Dr. Lyndsey Sciarrino is from Jupiter, Florida and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Central Florida. Following graduation, she went on to complete her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida.
She discovered her passion for chiropractic early on in her undergraduate program following a low back injury she obtained while weightlifting. Given Lyndsey’s hesitancy with medication, injections, and surgical options at such a young age, she sought out an alternative method to help alleviate the pain so she could continue to excel in her athletics. She then discovered the healing and optimization of function that the chiropractic profession can offer and was inspired. She then began her journey of becoming a chiropractor so she could help others the way she was helped.
Dr. Lyndsey believes that through holistic methods, our bodies have the ability to heal on their own. She is driven by helping others become the best version of themselves – mentally, physically, and emotionally. Methods that Dr. Lyndsey takes a special interest in soft tissue therapy, myofascial release technique, cupping, graston, and many others. She also takes a special interest in treating athletes as she has been one herself her entire life, participating in competitive soccer, basketball, and track and field.
In her spare time, Dr. Lyndsey enjoys hiking, working out, cooking, thrifting, and creating art.
6060 Piedmont Row Drive South
Charlotte, NC 28287
Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM