Restoring mobility through comprehensive treatment approaches

Treating the
bigger picture of functional loss

With the help of an expert team of doctors and healthcare experts,
you can finally get the rehabilitative care you deserve.

Effective treatment for functional loss — based on your needs, and our expertise

As a team, we work to ensure that your overall care is our number one priority. Focused on helping you take back control of your health, our healthcare professionals are highly experienced in both physical and psychological wellness.

With over 15 years of experience in physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management, and behavioral health and wellness, we offer a comprehensive approach to your well-being. If you’re experiencing issues with functional loss, our clinic in Mobile, Alabama is a great first step in your recovery. 


Neuromuscular Spine & Joint Center offers a range of comprehensive healthcare services including:

  • Acute, sub-acute and chronic pain management
  • Non-surgical treatment of muscle, bone and nerve conditions
  • Therapeutic injections (including carpal tunnel, facet blocks, knee, lumbar epidural, and more)
  • Stem trials
  • Electromyography / Nerve conduction studies
  • X-Rays
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs)
  • Psychiatric symptom evaluations
  • Mental health and symptom support
  • Presurgical psychological assessments- for spinal surgery, bariatric surgery, plastic surgery, gender-affirming surgeries, and organ transplantation across the lifespan.

What our patients have to say


A team that’s ready to deliver the care you need

Extensively trained at some of the country’s best educational and medical institutions, the Neuromuscular Spine & Joint Center team entered the field with a great baseline for what first-class healthcare looks like. Since then, our team has continued to expand their skills in a diverse range of health disciplines.

Our growing team of providers, clinical psychologists, and healthcare assistants, are here to handle your health concerns with the utmost care and compassion.

Theodore M. Kopp MD, MS


Dr. Kopp is a Board Certified and fully licensed doctor with expertise in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Serving patients in and around Mobile, Alabama since 2011, Dr. Kopp is known for achieving results where other physicians have failed.

After earning a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology at Ohio University in 1995, he gained experience in various types of rehabilitation, culminating with a 2 year position working with WWII veterans for a large national clinical trial at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He wanted to do more to help and decided to go to medical school. He earned his medical degree from Wright State University in 2007, and went on to complete a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the prestigious University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Kopp and his family moved to Mobile in 2011 and have never looked back. He has a passion for improving function and quality of life for all of his patients and he loves working with his top notch staff to do so.

Dr. Rachel M. Hoadley-Clausen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. HC is a licensed clinical and counseling psychologist in Mobile, Alabama. Her training throughout her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral training at the University of South Alabama as well as her training at the VA has prepared her to best address the needs of her home community on the Gulf Coast.

Dr. HC evaluates psychiatric symptoms as well as surgical preparedness. Focusing on behavioral health, wellness, and trauma, Dr. HC targets mental and physical symptoms in treatment. She has intentionally sought training to provide services to all age ranges and across psychiatric and physical conditions. She takes a passionate approach to providing gender-affirming and trauma-informed care.

Dr. HC’s CV

K. Michael Hites

Physician Assistant

An Alabama native, Michael completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1996 and a Master’s of Health Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of South Alabama in 2000.

He has worked in a variety of specialties in the past 20 years including the USA Trauma and Burn Center, orthopedics, urgent care, neurosurgery, and emergency medicine. He has worked with Dr. Kopp in physical medicine for almost a decade.

Harley M. Oliver

Physician Assistant

Harley Oliver is a passionate Physician Assistant, graduating from the University of South Alabama in 2018. With a strong commitment to patient care, Harley strives to understand their needs to enhance their function and overall wellbeing. Beyond the medical field, Harley finds joy in reading, traveling, and cherishing moments with friends, family, and two beloved dogs, Myla and Ginger.

Masyn B. Ainsworth

Associate Licensed Counselor

Masyn Ainsworth, MS, ALC is a clinical associate licensed counselor in Mobile, Alabama, who grew up in Texas.

She provides Behavioral Health services at the Neuromuscular Spine and Joint Center alongside Dr. Rachel Hoadley-Clausen. Masyn graduated with her Master of Science Degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Capella University.

Your road to recovery might be shorter than you think

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referring you to our team today!