Staff

Dr. Grant Smith

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Fellow-in-training in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy
  • Certified in Dry Needling

Dr. Smith was born and raised in the Alpharetta/Roswell area as an athlete, swimming competitively for a local National team. His talents took him to Arizona State University where he earned his Bachelors in Kinesiology before going to the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine to earn his Doctor of Physical Therapy. During his clinical rotations, he worked primarily in outpatient orthopedic clinics specializing in sports and manual therapies. He is currently working on his Diploma in Osteopractic which is advanced training in manual interventions, including dry needling and manipulation as part of the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy where he will also earn his credentials as a Fellow of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. Dr. Smith enjoys spending time at the lake with his fiancé, working out, and playing with his two dogs.

Lauren Yerkey

  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Neuromuscular Therapist
  • Certified Cupping Therapist
  • Sports Massage Therapist

Lauren Yerkey was born and raised in Kennesaw, GA. Playing competitive sports throughout her childhood, she incurred many injuries that introduced her to massage therapy. After seeing how much keeping a balanced life and regular massage therapy helped her recover and improve her overall health, she realized she wanted to help others through massage. She graduated from Atlanta School of Massage in 2015 and is a licensed massage therapist that specializes in Sports Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT), Deep Tissue Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, and Swedish Massage. In her free time she loves working out, traveling with her fiancé, and spending time with her two dogs.