Dr. Craver is the Clinic Supervisor at Langford Sports and Physical Therapy and has been with the company since 2004 after she received her Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of New Mexico. Lea received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Evidence in Motion in 2014. She has taken many orthopedic continuing education courses and continually works on honing in her manual therapy skills. She is Adjunct Faculty with the University of New Mexico, Division of Physical Therapy as a Teaching Assistant for Advanced Orthopedics with Dr. Beth Jones.
Lea values providing a positive experience for her patients and believes that movement is an essential part of life. She works towards empowering her patients to do more for themselves by teaching them strategies to move with purpose. She has experience working with all age groups with orthopedic injuries and has a special interest in working with active adults who want to just keep moving and enjoy life.
She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and an Orthopedic Section Member. She is a certified Functional Dry Needling Practitioner.
Lea and her husband Mark have three boys, Chase, Brennan and Travis, who spend many hours supporting their basketball, baseball and break dancing activities. In her spare time, she likes to visit family and friends in Hawaii, practice Pilates and be outdoors.
Her favorite quote is, “Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional” – Walt Disney