La Vida Las Vegas

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We’re physical therapists living THE life in Las Vegas. Connecting the healthcare, wellness, and fitness communities in Las Vegas and highlighting all the amazing people we’ve met along the way.

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Episodes

73: Direct Provider Care & Facilitating Important Conversations with Dr. Amber Hull
Nov 10 2023
73: Direct Provider Care & Facilitating Important Conversations with Dr. Amber Hull
Dr. Hull is a board certified pediatrician with extensive training in Women’s Health, Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Newborn Intensive Care. During medical school, she did all her elective rotations in OB/GYNE sub-specialties including high-risk pregnancy, gyn-oncology and pelvic floor reconstructive surgery. She has worked as an intern in the US State Department’s Office of International Health and Biodefense examining global issues that impact maternal and child health.Throughout her career as a pediatrician, she came to recognize the lack of attention paid to the mental health and physical recovery of women after childbirth. She has spoken with countless women about the way their relationships with their own bodies change as a result of pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding.Dr. Hull routinely talks with patients about pelvic floor dysfunction during the postpartum period and refers them to pelvic floor physical therapy. She has also seen the complex surgical repairs required when postpartum pelvic floor dysfunction goes unaddressed.Dr. Hull takes a holistic approach to patient care; understanding that mental, physical and emotional health are inseparable. She founded Artemis Luxury Wellness to facilitate discussion and exploration of human sexuality through a feminine lens. She has a professional and personal mission to normalize these important conversations in an accessible, meaningful and playful way.Connect with Dr. Amber Hull:https://artemisluxurywellness.com/@artemisluxurywellnesslvhttps://www.villagepediatrics.vegas/@villagepediatricsvegas
66: Medical School and the Military with Audrey Falconi
Dec 6 2022
66: Medical School and the Military with Audrey Falconi
Dr. Audrey Falconi is a board-certified Family Medicine physician with specialized training in diagnostic ultrasound for sports injuries. She has served as a physician in the United States Army for 8 years, providing care to soldiers in Hawaii, Colorado, and Washington State. With her unique training in diagnostic ultrasound, Dr. Falconi can provide on-the-spot diagnosis of acute or chronic injuries with highly personalized treatment recommendations to expedite healing and recovery.  In addition to cortisone injections, she is trained in regenerative medicine therapies including platelet rich plasma and prolotherapy. Over the years, Dr. Falconi has found the best patient outcomes stem from a synergistic approach to injury, combining her injection treatments and focused physical therapy with other healing modalities such as myofascial decompression (cupping), dry needling, and osteopathic manipulation techniques.Dr. Falconi's passion for optimizing sports performance and holistic injury recovery was sparked by her many personal athletic endeavors. As a lifelong athlete, she’s competed in soccer at the collegiate Division I level, completed triathlons, plays club rugby, and enjoys participating in local CrossFit competitions. As a physician-athlete she has extensive personal experience dealing with injury and recovery and understands the importance of being able to get back to doing what you love most. After completing her service with the military, Dr. Falconi, her daughter, and pets Solski and Coco, have moved back to their hometown of Las Vegas.
61: Vision Therapy to Improve Performance with Kareen Landerville, OD
Jul 12 2022
61: Vision Therapy to Improve Performance with Kareen Landerville, OD
Dr. Kareen Yeung Landerville was born in Canada and raised in North Dakota. She received her bachelor's of science degree in Microbiology from the University of California, Davis in 1995 and completed her optometric training at the Southern California College of Optometry in 2002. Dr. Landerville continued to practice in the Southern California area while concurrently pursuing advanced post-graduate study in vision therapy, vision development and rehabilitation. She became a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development in 2005. Dr. Landerville moved to Massachusetts in 2006 with her husband and spent several years practicing in New England, being mentored by leading developmental and vision rehabilitation optometrists in the country. She returned to the west with her family to establish the Las Vegas Center for Vision Therapy in 2014.As an optometry student, Dr. Landerville was honored with a Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society grant for her research in contact lens use. She was also specifically recognized for her leadership skills, and she received the Dr. Erwin A. Rader Memorial Scholarship.Dr. Landerville’s preliminary interest in the science of vision development arose during her time as an optometry student. However, it was participation in a course of vision therapy as a patient that cemented her desire to focus on this field as a health care provider. Following completion of her own treatment program as an adult, she was able to experience detailed stereopsis for the first time in her life. This allowed her to perceive the world in three dimensions. Clouds popped out of the sky, and she was finally able to throw a softball accurately!In addition to her fellowship with the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (she is one of only three fellows in the state of Nevada), Dr. Landerville is board-certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease. She is also a member of the International Sports Vision Association, the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, the College of Syntonic Optometry, and the American Optometric Association.Dr. Landerville has a special interest in amblyopia and strabismus, post-concussion management, and sports vision training, working with elite and professional athletes. She is a resident of Las Vegas, where she lives with her husband, daughter, and spunky Golden Retriever named Copley. In her spare time, Dr. Landerville enjoys music, Star Wars, and cheering on the Vegas Golden Knights and Minnesota Vikings.You can learn connect with Dr. Landerville: Las Vegas Center for Vision Therapy7455 W Washington Ave, Suite 470Las Vegas, NV 89128Call/text: 702-998-8798https://www.lvcvt.com/https://www.facebook.com/lasvegasvisiontherapyhttps://www.instagram.com/lasvegasvisiontherapyhttps://twitter.com/lasvegasvt
59: Screen Time and Health Development throughout the Lifespan with Danny and Carly Aldis
Jun 15 2022
59: Screen Time and Health Development throughout the Lifespan with Danny and Carly Aldis
Carly and Danny Aldis created Revival Therapy to meet the physical and mental health needs of the Las Vegas community, and facilitate family cohesion. Carly specializes in treating trauma and attachment disorders and is certified in Trauma Focused CBT and TheraPlay. Danny provides treatment to pediatric and young adult populations who have experienced trauma to facilitate age-appropriate skills. He also provides mobility evaluations and treatment to those within the wheelchair community.  More about Carly Aldis, LCSW: Carly Aldis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in children and families. She has a passion for foster and adoptive children and their families as she has years of both personal and professional experience with this population. She completed her clinical internship in early childhood mental health and for the last 15 years she worked with children/ teens and their families. Carly has a strong faith in God and values her family.More about Danny Aldis, OTR/L: Danny is experienced in treating behavioral problems and children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. He specialized in Applied Behavior Analysis during his undergraduate degree, and upon graduating he provided services and resources to children and families within foster care and the adoption community.Danny was a police officer for 10 years where he served the Las Vegas community. Upon retiring from his law enforcement career, he completed his graduate degree in Occupational Therapy. To connect with Danny and Carly Aldis and Revival Therapy Vegas:http://www.revivaltherapyvegas.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/revivaltherapylv/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/revivaltherapyLV
58: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Regenerative Medicine with Josh Goodwin, MD
May 10 2022
58: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Regenerative Medicine with Josh Goodwin, MD
Joshua Goodwin, M.D., FAAPMR is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and trained in musculoskeletal and interventional spine medicine. Building on his specialty in the spine, neck, and back, Dr. Goodwin offers the Regenexx PL-Disc and Regenexx DDD procedures along with other regenerative therapies at Regenexx Las Vegas. Dr. Goodwin values the potential to heal tissue, increase function, and prevent surgeries through innovative regenerative procedures. With each patient, he starts by identifying the underlying structural or biomechanical problem causing pain and then works with the patient to find the best solution to help treat and prevent the recurrence of pain or injury.Dr. Goodwin’s interest in sports medicine and rehabilitation grew out of his own experience of sustaining sports injuries while playing football and baseball in high school. He earned his M.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 2010 and completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2014. Dr. Goodwin finished his fellowship training in musculoskeletal and interventional spine medicine at Southwest Spine and Sports in Scottsdale, Arizona in July 2015.In his free time, Dr. Goodwin remains active through mountain biking, hiking, baseball, and football. He values spending time with his family whenever he gets the chance.You can connect with Dr. Goodwin: https://regenexxlasvegas.com/https://www.instagram.com/regenexxlasvegas/https://www.facebook.com/regenexxlasvegasRegenexx Las Vegas100 N. Green Valley Parkway #325Henderson, NV 89074702-357-4729info@regnexxlasvegas.com