Our Staff

 

Dr. Lauren Lee, DPT is an Eastern North Carolina native who graduated from East Carolina University’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program. Prior to that, she completed her Bachelor 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. Holiday Williams, PT, DPT is from Bedford, Texas and graduated from McMurry University with a double major in Exercise Science and Human Performance and concentrations in Pre-Professional and Athletic Training.  She was on the women’s soccer team all four years and was elected to captain her senior year in addition to receiving the ASC Distinguished Scholar Accolade. After completing her undergraduate degree, she attended Texas Woman’s University to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and graduated in May 2019. During the pursuit of her degree in physical therapy, she volunteered for several organizations to strengthen her skills including creating a fitness challenge for adults with Multiple Sclerosis, providing balance testing to adults at a senior information fair, and working with patients at a pro bono clinic during a service trip with her classmates in Puerto Rico. 
 
Holiday is passionate about providing patient-centered care tailored to the specific needs of her patients to decrease pain and improve quality of life. Due to her background in athletics and athletic training, she understands the importance of returning to play as quickly and as safely as possible. She is also certified in dry needling, which she uses to resolve trigger points and restore function of spine, lower, and upper quarter musculoskeletal disorders. When she is not working as a PT, she enjoys traveling and all things outdoors including hiking, running, camping, and rock climbing. Holiday also enjoys serving in her community and is a Young Life Leader at Mooresville High School and Student Leader at The Cove Church. She loves Saylor!

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!

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! 

Angela Tidwell, OT/L graduated from the University of Florida in 1996 with a Bachelor of Health Science in Occupational Therapy.  She has loved helping clients regain their functional independence as an OT for over 22 years. She has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient rehab, acute care, outpatient, and skilled nursing facilities, but is very excited to return to her favorite OT setting as an outpatient hand therapist! Her work experience in hand therapy includes: wrist, hand & elbow fractures, dislocations, tendon repairs, nerve repairs, amputations, digit replantations, wound care, burns, carpal tunnel syndrome, post-op care, repetitive strain injuries, and custom hand splinting/orthotics.  She has worked with clients of all ages. She has an extremely well-rounded work history having worked at a large inpatient rehab hospital in Orlando, FL where she rotated as the core therapist on the orthopedic, neuro/CVA, and spinal cord injury teams. She also covered the TBI and pediatric teams as needed.  She was a weekend supervisor for almost 2 years, having to staff a full team of OT’s at 6 local area hospitals. One of her favorite experiences was getting to treat Walt Disney World employees in a workers comp program for 4 years.
 
Angela moved to NC in 2010 and loves getting to finally experience all 4 seasons.  She enjoys watching sports (Go Gators!), gardening, and traveling with her husband, 3 children, and 3 dogs! She is very happy to join the Saylor team! 
Tori Blanchard was born in Seaford Delaware and moved to North Carolina in 2005. So, I guess you could say she is a half and half. Tori also attends Mitchell Community College and is working towards her Degree in both Business Administration and Human Resource Management.
 
Tori has many years of experience in retail management, five of which were at Wal-Mart Supercenters. She loves working in the medical field now and applying her skillset to the high quality of care we have at Saylor. In her free time, Tori enjoys reading, drawing, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.

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.

We look forward to assisting with your recovery!

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Saylor Physical Therapy is an independent outpatient physical therapy clinic who is dedicated to being a Quality based clinic not quantity based.

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136 Corporate Park Dr., Ste A.
Mooresville, NC 28117

Phone: 704-360-2796
Fax: 704-360-2798

Open Monday through Friday 8am - 6pm

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