Lisa graduated (summa cum laude) from the University of California, San Diego in 1992 and received degrees in Psychology and Biology. In 1997 she graduated (summa cum laude) from California State University, Long Beach with a degree in Physical Therapy. She went on from there and received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy, became a licensed massage therapist, a personal trainer, and group fitness instructor. After working as a physical therapist for numerous organizations in California and Eastern, NC, she was offered a Physical Therapy position at Carolina Orthopedics. Lisa has a wealth of experience in numerous areas and enjoys the challenge of helping her patients recover and get back to doing the things they love. In her free time, she enjoys the beach exploring Eastern, NC.