Dr. Ellis Wall, DPT, CPT, C-PS is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina before moving to the Greater Charlotte area where she graduated from Wingate University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Born and raised a Tar Heel, Ellis earned her Bachelor of Science in both Biology and Exercise & Sport Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ellis developed her passion for physical therapy through her personal experience with sports-related injuries from soccer, basketball, and gymnastics.
Throughout her education and clinical rotations, Ellis gained experience treating concussions, neurological and vestibular conditions, geriatrics, post-surgical and orthopedic injuries, and sports-specific rehab. Because of her interest in optimizing human movement especially as it relates to athletic and fitness performance, Ellis became a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and has completed continuing education courses including Champion Performance Specialist, Updates in Concussion Management, Barbell Rehab, and Running Gait Analysis. She utilizes both manual therapy and corrective exercise approaches to deliver optimal patient care for better and faster results. Ellis plans to further her education by becoming an Orthopedic Certified Specialist and expanding her knowledge in pregnancy and postpartum care.
In her free time, Ellis enjoys participating in adult sports leagues, exercising with Camp Gladiator, hanging with her two pups, and cheering on the Tar Heels and Carolina Panthers!
Dr. Lauren Lee is an Eastern North Carolina native who graduated from East Carolina University’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program. Prior to that, she completed her Bachelors of Science in Biology and Exercise Science at the University of Mount Olive, where she competed as a Division II Volleyball athlete.
Throughout her educational, clinical, and athletic experiences, Lauren has developed a passion for outpatient orthopedic care with a focus in manual therapy. She has knowledge and training ranging across the age spectrum, from children with developmental delays, weekend warriors, and even to older adults following joint replacements. She is trigger point dry needling certified utilizing a non-aggressive technique to assist with pain, mobility, and motor control.
Lauren aspires to further her training by becoming a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT). She believes that patient-focused care provided in a fun, friendly environment is the first step towards positive outcomes and she is excited to get you back in the game.
This small-town girl enjoys keeping her competitive side alive by participating in indoor/outdoor volleyball leagues, running, watching any and all sports, and exploring this beautiful city.
Dr. Aaron Altamirano, PT, DPT, MS is originally from Eastern Washington state and moved to Western NC during his later elementary years. Lover of the mountains, he graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor and Master of Science in Exercise Science respectively with a concentration in clinical rehabilitation. He then went on to pursue and obtain a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from High Point University, having the unique opportunity to be part of the inaugural DPT class. Throughout his educational and clinical experiences, Aaron gained experience working with orthopedic and neurological patient populations in the outpatient setting. He became devoted to providing patient-centered care utilizing up to date evidence-based interventions to achieve the best outcomes possible with patients. He went on to get further training in advanced manual therapy techniques, dry needling, and treatment of TMD (also known as TMJ).
His professional aspirations include becoming an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and a Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS).
Aaron stands by the quote “Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care” and in so he strives to display compassion and develop an understanding with each individual’s unique story of their rehabilitation journey. When not working as a PT, he enjoys kayaking, hiking, camping, playing drums, and exploring Charlotte with his wife and two dogs!
Jaclyn Fisher, is a Florida native who graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2009 in which she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration. In 2015 she earned a Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding from Palm Beach State College. She is also CPR Certified.
After caring for a close family member that was lost to ALS, she aspired to be part of the medical field which she has proudly served in for over 10 years. She enjoys the fast-paced ever-changing day-to-day of customer service and prides herself on a work ethic that ensures a positive image of herself and the company she represents. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, her cat and dog and watching the Indianapolis Colts.