Category: Physical Therapists

Courtney Smith Delfausse, PT

Courtney Smith Delfausse, PT, DPT

December 6th, 2019

Courtney received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Regis University in 2008. She has worked in various outpatient settings, specializing in the area of women's health and pelvic care. She studied under expert clinicians and has refined her skill set through continuing education in pelvic floor management, prenatal and postpartum intervention, and muscle energy techniques. She also has expertise in temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) and gait training.

Shoko Natsume, PT

Shoko Natsume, PT, DPT

December 6th, 2019

After spending 7 years as an engineer, Shoko decided that she wanted to work with people in a more direct and rewarding way. She went back to school and received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Regis University in 2018. She has experience in a variety of settings with a focus in pelvic health and orthopedics including the spine, shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle. Shoko has a passion for lifelong learning and is committed to using evidence-based practice.

Kristi Johnson, PT

Kristi Johnson, PT

December 6th, 2019

Kristi brings 25 years of experience to Providence Physical Therapy. Her career has focused on treatment of general orthopedic dysfunctions and sports injuries, including headache, TMJ, spine, shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle conditions. She also works in the area of women’s health and treats pelvic floor muscle dysfunction and associated pathologies. She has strong manual therapy skills and is certified in trigger point dry needling.

Amanda Hoch, PT, DPT

Amanda Hoch, PT, DPT

December 6th, 2019

Throughout her education, she augmented her academic development with professional clinical experience in women's health, orthopedics, neurological conditions and acute care. Amanda is passionate about providing individualized, holistic patient care, incorporating manual therapy techniques, exercise prescription and comprehensive patient education. Growing up as a competitive gymnast and having suffered many injuries, Amanda discovered firsthand the importance of quality physical therapy rehabilitation, and the significance of empathetic patient management.

Laura LaPorta, PT, PhD, OCS

Laura LaPorta, PT, PhD, OCS

December 6th, 2019

In addition to being the President/Owner of Providence Physical Therapy, Laura has had ranked and/or affiliate faculty roles at Regis University in the School of Physical Therapy and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas since 1997. She has worked in private physical therapy practice since 1994 and has specialized in the treatment of women's health and men's health issues since 1998. As a holistic manual therapist, she addresses the pain, movement dysfunction, health and wellness issues of all of her patients in a comprehensive and empowering manner.