Current as of July 2017

 

Education

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)

Master of Science in Physical Therapy (2005), August 2003-December 2005

 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)

Bachelors of Science: Sports Injury Management (2002) August 1998- December 2002

 

Licensure/ Certification

Licensed Physical Therapist: Nevada 2006

 

National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA-BOC)  #020502129

 

 

Employment and Positions Held

2/2012- Present       Physical Therapist/ Owner.  Action Therapeutics LLC 2629 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Suite 100, Henderson, NV 89052

Private practice directed toward quality patient care for orthopedic conditions pelvic floor related diagnoses.

 

7/2012-9/2012         Adjunct Faculty in Department of Physical Therapy at Touro University, Nevada.  874 American Pacific Dr. Henderson, NV 89014.  Course instructor for DPT 840: Gender Related Issues in Physical Therapy.

 

1/2010- 3/2014        Full Time and Per Diem Physical Therapist.  Nightingale Home Health. 2820 W. Charleston Blvd Ste 41 Las Vegas, NV 89102.  Evaluation and treatment interventions for patients with various diagnoses in the home.

 

3/2010- 5/2012        Facility Director and Full time Physical Therapist.  Physiotherapy Associates- Downtown Clinic. 600 S.

Tonopah Drive Suite 230 Las Vegas, NV 89106.  Responsible for the startup and management of new

facility, day-to-day evaluations, plan of care formulation, and treatment of patients with various diagnoses

and startup of Specialty Program.

 

6/2009 -2/2010        Physical Therapist. Oasis Home Health.  1200 S. 4th Street, suite 111 Las Vegas, NV 89104.

Evaluation and treatment interventions for patients with various diagnoses in the home.

 

1/2006- 6/2009        Staff Physical Therapist. Physiotherapy Associates. 3530 E. Flamingo Rd.   #107 Las Vegas, NV 89121.

Evaluation and treatment intervention of patients with various diagnoses.  Established and developed Women’s Health Program specializing in treatment of pregnancy related pain, pelvic pain, and incontinence.

 

5/2007- 6/2009        Per Diem Physical Therapist.  Oasis Home Health.  1200 S. 4th Street, suite 111 Las Vegas, NV 89104.

Evaluation and treatment interventions for patients with various diagnoses in the home.

 

Non-Peer Reviewed Presentations

Part time instructor DPT 751- Women’s Health in Physical Therapy.  University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physical Therapy Department.  Summer 2017 session.

 

Invited Speaker: Anorectal dysfunction Touro University-Nevada, Physical Therapy Department. Gender Related Issues course. August 25, 2011; August 6, 2013

 

Invited Speaker: Electrical stimulation and biofeedback for genitourinary dysfunction.  Touro University-Nevada Physical Therapy Department, Electrotherapeutics course. August 26, 2010, August 30, 2011; December 6, 2013; December 3, 2014; October 7, 2015; May 19, 2016, May 23, 2017

 

Invited Speaker: Pelvic Floor anatomy, biofeedback, and Anorectal dysfunction. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Department of Physical Therapy.  DPT 751 Women’s Health in Physical Therapy. June 7, 2010

 

 

Invited Speaker: Pelvic Floor anatomy and the use of biofeedback for treatment of incontinence.  University of Nevada, Las Vegas Department of Physical Therapy.  DPT 751 Women’s Health in Physical Therapy May 20, 2009.

 

 

Continuing Education Attended

Physical Therapy Management of Women’s Health Issues and Pelvic Dysfunction. Dr. Laura LaPorta Krum, PT, PhD. Sponsored by Keith Kleven Institute February 2006 (15 contact hours)

 

MT-1 Clinical and Scientific Rational for Modern Manual Therapy.  Sponsored by the Ola Grimsby Institute.  May 2006 (21 contact hours)

 

MT-4A Step:  The extremities, scientific Therapeutic Exercise Progressions.  Sponsored by the Ola Grimsby Institute.  May 2006 (21 contact hours)

 

Beyond Kegels: Bladder Health and the Pelvic Rotator Cuff.  Sponsored by the Prometheus Group.  August 2006 (12 contact hours)

 

MT-4B Step:  The extremities, scientific Therapeutic Exercise Progressions.  Sponsored by the Ola Grimsby Institute.  October 2006 (21 contact hours)

 

PF1- Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment.  Sponsored by the Prometheus Group.  October 2006 (22.4 contact hours)

 

PF2B- Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment.  Sponsored by the Prometheus Group.  February 2007 (21.25 contact hours)

 

Pregnancy and Postpartum: Clinical Highlights.  Sponsored by the Prometheus Group.  June 2007 (15 contact hours)

 

MT-11 Temporo-Mandibular Joint.  Sponsored by the Ola Grimsby Institute.  March 2007 (14 contact hours)

 

Rotator Cuff of the Pelvis:  Functional relationships in low back pain, Sacroiliac Dysfunction, Balance & Gait, Bladder & Bowel Health.  May 2008 (15 contact hours)

 

Mobilization of the Nervous System.  Sponsored by the UNLV Physical Therapy Education Department. June 2009 (15 contact hours)

 

PF2A- Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment.  Sponsored by the Prometheus Group.  April 2010 (21.75 contact hours)

 

PF3- Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment.  Sponsored by the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute.  April 2011 (22.5 contact hours)

 

SI Evaluation and Manual Therapy Treatment.  Sponsored by the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute.  March 2012 (15 contact hours)

 

Pudendal Neuralgia.  Sponsored by Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute.  March 2013 (14 contact hours)

 

Functional Dry Needling- Level 1.   Sponsored by Kinetacore hosted at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  January 23-25th, 2015 (27 contact hours)

 

Dry Needling for the Pelvic Floor.  Sponsored by Kinetacore. Brighton, CO March 4-5, 2017, (16 contact hours)

 

Seminar Courses

Are you Boomer Ready? – Joint replacement rehabilitation- November 2013

Sports Related injuries in the Young Athlete – November 2013

Effective treatments for Sciatica – December 2013

Myofascial Release: Clinical Applications – December 2013

Functional Strength Training for the aging Spine – December 2013

Successfully Treating Pelvic Floor-December 2015

Releasing the Psoas-December 2015

 

Proficiency

Received Certificates of Academic Proficiency Achievement for

PF1- Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment.

PF2A- Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment

PF2B- Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment.

PF3- Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment

Level 1 competency in Functional Dry Needling

Pelvic floor dry Needling