Laurel grew up in Charlotte, NC and graduated from Clemson University in 2008. After graduating from Clemson, she received her doctorate in Physical Therapy at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2011. Since graduating, she has worked in various pediatric settings, including outpatient, aquatic, and specialty clinics, as a certified brain injury specialist. She has treated a wide range of diagnoses, including neurological disorders, genetic abnormalities, congenital torticollis, brachial plexus, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, and orthopedic injuries.
When not working, Laurel loves spending time with her husband and two little girls, being active outside, and cheering on the Clemson Tigers!