Lauren graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. However, she began her path to helping others in 1998 when she became a licensed massage therapist. She then earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Florida Atlantic University and her Master’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of South Florida. She spent many years focused on the prevention of injury and disease while helping individuals meet their fitness goals by managing corporate fitness centers, personal training, teaching group fitness, and creating specialty wellness programs. Her career now includes helping people of all ages recover from injury as well as managing chronic pain. Her physical therapy philosophy is to help people achieve their goals through an individualized approach based on compassion, open communication, and current evidence.