Dr. Laura Watterson
Dr. Laura Watterson, the owner of Charlotte Sports Performance and Rehab, has a passion for helping athletes. She specializes in treatment and prevention of athletic injuries and sports performance optimization. Dr. Watterson treats athletes of all levels from amateur to professional. She has a focus on finding the cause of injury by looking at the body as a whole rather than just on the injury site. In addition, you’ll experience that nutrition and injury education are also emphasized in her practice.
Dr. Watterson earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree, Cum Laude, from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. She has extensive training in Kinesio Taping, Mackenzie Method, and Graston Technique, as well as continued nutritional education. Dr. Watterson received her advanced acupuncture certification, and pursued an extensive internship with Eastern Carolina Medicine where she was able to further her acupuncture and dry needling training, gaining comprehensive experience. Prior to her chiropractic studies, Dr. Watterson attended Wingate University and graduated Cum Laude where is competed at the NCAA level for the Wingate University women’s swim team. Her university swimming career earned her CSCAA All-American and Academic All-American award.
As a former athlete, Dr. Watterson has been active throughout her life. She is a Boston marathon qualifier, and spends time running in Charlotte neighborhoods and greenways. On the weekends, you can also almost always find her swimming laps at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Aquatic Center, practicing yoga, trying out new local Charlotte restaurants, kayaking and enjoying the outdoors at the US National Whitewater Center; and most of all, spending time with her husband Greg.
- Doctor of Chiropractic – National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, IL
- Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor in Exercise Science – Wingate University, Wingate NC
- McKenzie Method Part A & B
- Graston Technique
- Advanced Acupuncture
- Dry Needling Technique
- Kinesio Taping® Association International
- Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)
- TPI Titlist Performance Institute
- FMS Functional Movement Systems Screening
- American Chiropractic Association
- North Carolina Chiropractic Association
- U.S. Masters Swimming
Connect with Laura: Email: Laura@CharlotteSportsRehab.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/laurawattersondc
Jessica is a longtime team member of Charlotte Sports Performance and Rehab. She has had the privilege of working with high level athletes as well as weekend warriors; focusing on resolving injuries, improving function and enhancing performance. She has a very hands-on approach to facilitating healing and sports optimization, and is always looking to help athletes with setting and achieving their individual goals.
Jessica received her Athletic Training degree from UNCC. As a health care professional, she specializes in preventing, recognizing, managing, and rehabilitating sports related injuries. Jessica has experience in both field and clinical settings that she refers to when implementing strategies for rehabilitation and athletic development. She is passionate about helping her athletes and patients return to the activities they love and perform at even higher levels. Jessica is also exceptional at establishing rapport with patients to help the team provide patient-centric care.
When Jessica's not at the office, she enjoys running, playing basketball, cross training, and attending sporting events with her husband.
- Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training – University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
Connect with Jessica: Email: Jessica@CharlotteSportsRehab.com
Every successful practice needs a go-to person to keep things organized and operating smoothly. At Charlotte Sports Performance and Rehab that job belongs to Michelle, our Office Manager. Michelle is well versed in all aspects of chiropractic clinic management; therefore, it’s only fitting that she handles the day-to-day operations for the clinic.
Since moving to the Charlotte area from Maine in 2004, Michelle McClung has enjoyed working in several office management, accounting and accounts payable positions before joining Charlotte Sports Performance and Rehab. She loves the daily interaction with patients and clients and works hard to provide exemplary customer service. She enjoys a busy office and fast paced environment.
When she's not immersed in our office operations, Michelle loves spending time with her husband, three children, and three dogs. She relishes the time they can share as a family as two children attend college. As a family they enjoy volunteering at a local dog shelter, dining out and participating in outdoor activities such as running and kayaking. She loves running and staying fit and is famous for her baking. Her friends, neighbors, and children’s teachers are often the recipients of this passion.
- Bachelor of Science in Business Management – University of Massachusetts, Lowell MA
Andrea is the bright smile you see upon entering Charlotte Sports Performance and Rehab. She excels at communication and customer service. After working in a variety of industries and traveling around the world doing volunteer work (eleven countries in eleven months!!), she brings fresh perspectives and compassion to the office – connecting and building relationships with everyone she meets and helps. A compassionate and talented professional, Andrea assists with reception duties and provides invaluable support to our staff and connects with all of our athletes. She loves being surrounded by her friendly co-workers, patients, and being in an environment where optimum health is valued. Exercise and sports have always been part of her lifestyle. She enjoys running, tennis, and the occasional yoga class.
Hailing from the west coast, Andrea made the move to Charlotte in 2012. She loves exploring new places like a local, trying all the food and drinks and finding hidden local gems. Andrea is an entrepreneur, and has created a unique shopping experience for the Charlotte community...and beyond. When she’s not in the office, she’s working on her recently launched business, Urbean Truck – a mobile fashion and coffee boutique, all inside a vintage Airstream.