Karla Valdivia, PTA
Karla Valdivia - Physical Therapy Assistant
undergraduate studies at; Mt. San Antonio College
in Walnut, CA.
She graduated from Loma Linda University in 2001 with an Associates Degree in Physical Therapy.
At LLU she
received the Alumni Association
Scholarship Award and the Fred B. Moore Award for outstanding clinical performance.
After graduation Karla became a team member of the Arrowhead Orthopaedics Physical Therapy department.
She has focused her practical skills in the area of orthopaedic rehabilitation, sports medicine, aquatic therapy and wound care.
certification in Pilates in 2002 and Yoga in 2006.
keeps a healthy lifestyle through the practice of pilates and power yoga on a regular basis.
believes that ¡§the integration of the mind, body and spirit helps speed the body¡¦s healing process.¡¨ She
passion for health, fitness and nutrition to her
friends and church members at the Loma Linda Filipino Adventist Church
by teaching pilates and yoga in her
Between managing a full time job, personal training and being a dedicated wife to her
husband Vincent and mother to her
daughter Lauren, Karla
, keeps it together by carving out time for herself to carry out her
other interests which includes photography, crafting, sewing, interior and fashion design and occasional wedding/party planning.
There is no wonder she
has been nicknamed ¡§Martha Stewart Jr.¡¨ by her
family and friends.