Staff Biographies

Sarah Bridgeman
Sarah Bridgeman - Managing Partner

Sarah Bridgeman has a huge heart for others! She has a passion for our clients and has a drive for MuscleRx to succeed to the highest level. Sarah has a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and a minor in Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. While seeing the results and endless possibilities that Corrective Manual Therapy™ has to offer after working at MuscleRx for only a few short months, she became a partner in the company. We are blessed to have Sarah’s expertise and willingness to do whatever it takes to serve our clients, staff, and future endeavors to introduce Corrective Therapy to those who have not yet experienced it.
Kaitlyn Wilkinson
Kaitlyn Wilkinson - Corrective Manual Practitioner

Kaitlyn Wilkinson is our laid back, athletic, spunky and witty team member who’s native to the area. Her passion for sports led her here. Kaitlyn received a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She then graduated with her Master’s degree in Athletic Training in 2017 from Lenoir-Rhyne University, andwe were excited to recruit her right out of the gate! Kaitlyn embodies our “humble, hungry, smart” ideals – with a southern twist of course. She brings such light to our clients and staff with her positive attitude and compassion for others’ wellbeing.
Karina Marquez
Karina Marquez - Corrective Manual Practitioner

Karina Marquez is our sassy and classy Latina from up north. Her strong and passionate personality gives her the ability to read each of her clients’ specific needs to give them the best care possible. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology. Karina followed the usual path out of college by becoming a cardiopulmonary rehab intern at Catawba Valley Medical Center. As fate would have it, she saw one of our fellow practitioners at our satellite office at CVMC and couldn’t help but learn more. We are proud to have Karina as part of our MuscleRx team and could not be more appreciative to have her!
Jennifer McElroy
Jennifer McElroy - Corrective Manual Practitioner

Jennifer McElroy is our mama of the group. Her hands are just as comforting as her compassion for her clients. Jennifer comes from a medical massage background and was excited to create a new career with Corrective Therapy. She was a long-time client before joining our team and has an amazing ability to teach and explain to her clients exactly what this therapy is all about. We couldn’t be more thankful for the value she brings to our team.
Cooper Padgett
Cooper Padgett - Corrective Manual Practitioner

Cooper Padgett is our spunky, CrossFit-loving, fireball of the group. This girl has an overwhelming love for sports. She is currently a fulltime Master Athletic Trainer for Lenoir-Rhyne University while working part-time here at MuscleRx. Cooper graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor’s degree in athletic training and followed that passion to complete her Master’s degree of athletic training at the University of Kentucky. She has done an amazing job introducing this therapy in a collegiate setting. She loves being able to rehab her athletes quicker to ensure that they perform to the best of their ability. Cooper has truly been such a key piece to our amazing team.
Caitlyn Council
Caitlyn Council - Executive Office Assistant

Caitlyn Council has one of the most sincere and loving hearts that anybody could have. With her infectious laugh, kind smile and welcoming personality, she makes one heck of an office assistant! Miss Caitlyn is a fulltime 4th grade teacher and an active member of her church. We truly value her great work ethic and positive attitude that she brings to the team.