Dr. Laura Ricci, PT, DPT, NBC-HWC, WHNC

Doctor of Physical Therapy
National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach
Certified Women's Health & Functional Nutrition Coach
Essential Oil Educator & Global Leader with doTERRA International

The Power Years Project - For a Radical Female Midlife Online Summit - November 13, 2017

I am so honored to be a part of this amazing movement and online summit ! You can register for free right now and join the conversation on the forum today! My interview will discuss changing your career path, harnessing your "brave" to support yourself during a life transition, balancing your blood sugar, essential oils and more. I hope you join us. See you in the cloud!

The Importance of Sleep: Are You Getting Enough? 
Lunch & Learn Lecture for Amarillo National Bank Employees - October 25, 2017

I was so honored to teach about the importance of sleep to Amarillo National Bank employees! We discussed why sleep is important, how to create an environment optimal for sleep, and natural remedies to help you get restorative sleep without feeling groggy the next day. 

Reducing Your Toxic Load, Lunch & Learn Lecture for Amarillo National Bank Employees - October 11, 2017

I was so honored to teach about reducing your toxic load to Amarillo National Bank employees! We discussed how to reduce toxins in the kitchen and home by looking at our cookware, food storage, cleaning products, personal care products, and makeup. You'd be surprised what is inside of those items and how simple it is to make upgraded swaps or make your own natural versions of these products. 

Self-Care: Why It's an Essential Part of Your Health Journey, Lunch & Learn Lecture for Amarillo National Bank Employees - October 3, 2017

Was so honored to teach about the importance of self-care at Amarillo National Bank! This is a topic that is so near and dear to my heart because of the health challenges I've been through. We discussed boundaries, the importance of saying "no," feeling worthy, creating a team of support, tips for improving self-love, and mindfulness.

Nourishing From Within: Lunch & Learn presented by the Laura W. Bush Institue of Women's Health - August 15th, 2017

I was so honored to be the featured speaker at this Lunch & Learn presented by the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's HealthYou can check out the replay by watching the video below. Empowering women to reclaim their health is a passion of mine and I was thrilled to be a part of this amazing event!

Recurrent Faculty Member of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

I am so excited to be a recurrent faculty member of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and lecture to Doctor of Physical Therapy students about functional nutrition. It is my hope that the information I teach to these PT students will help them both in their personal lives and with their future patients. 

Are We Fighting Hard Enough To Really Feel Well
Episode 21 of Dr. Lisa Holland's Owning HER Health Podcast

I was so very honored to be a guest on my dear friend, Dr. Lisa Hollland's, Owning HER Health Podcast. In this podcast I discuss my own health challenges, my healing journey, and where I see essential oils fitting into the future of medicine. If you would like to learn more about my personal journey that brought me to the world of essential oils, definitely check it out.

View of Hope Interview with Dr. Laura Ricci - April 2017

I was so honored to be interviewed by my dear Nutritional Endocrinology Practitioner Training friend, Shonda Holt. Here is the link to check out the recording. It's all about sharing hope and inspiring others. Enjoy!

Healing U Women's Wellness Weekend Retreat - April 2017

Laura was honored to speak and teach in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia for fellow desmoid tumor survivors. She taught about functional nutrition, how to implement healthy lifestyle changes, the importance of self-care, how to set healthy boundaries, and essentials oils. 

Anti-Inflammatory Recipes for Pain, FemFusion Fitness Interview - April 2017

Laura was thrilled to be interviewed by her dear friend an colleague, Dr. Brianne Grogan, of FemFusion Fitness. In this interview, Laura shares her personal health journey and some of her favorite anti-inflammatory recipes. Click here to watch the interview. 

Amarillo Globe News Article - December 2016

Laura was so very humbled and honored to be in the Amarillo Globe News paper, sharing about her challenges, what they have taught her, and how essential oils have become a gift and a way to support her along her healing journey!

Feel Great Amarillo Podcast Interview - September 2016

Laura was so excited to be a guest on the "Feel Great Amarillo" radio show, which airs Saturday mornings at 9am on KGNC 710. You can now catch the recording on the "Feel Great Amarillo" Podcast. Click here and select the September 3rd interview (NewsTalk 710 KGNC-AM - FGA 09 - 03 - 2016) to listen to the show anytime. Enjoy!

Nutrition for Pelvic Health - A Three-Series Interview - August 2016

Laura was honored to be asked by her dear friend and colleague, Nicole Vasquez Cozean, founder of PelvicSanity, to be a guest on her amazing blog! In this three-part series, she shares her personal story of how she became interested in nutrition and health coaching, discuss how what you eat can affect your pain, and debunks a few common diet myths. You can read her guest blog post here: bit.ly/PelvicSanity

"Today in Amarillo" Morning Show on KAMR Local NBC 4  - July 2016

Laura discusses healthy alternatives for Fourth of July.  Click here to watch the segment.

She's OIL That Interview - June 2016

Laura had a blast being a guest on a "She's OIL That" episode, in which she discussed what Lyme disease is and how you can use essential oils to help support your healing journey! You can watch the replay here.

Alliance for Pelvic Pain Retreat - May 2016

Laura was honored to be a featured speaker at the Alliance for Pelvic Pain retreat, May 20-22, 2016, in Ellenville, NY. Her talk focused on nutritional considerations for chronic pain.

Laura was honored to be a featured speaker for the Chronic Lyme Disease Summit. She discussed her personal journey with Lyme, treatments she has found helpful in supporting her body while healing from Lyme, and the connection between Lyme and pelvic pain.

"Today in Amarillo" Morning Show on KAMR Local NBC 4  - February 2016

 

Laura discusses healthy chocolate options for Valentine's Day and provides a quick nutrition demo on how to make her delicious vanilla almond butter cups (a healthy alternative to peanut butter cups).  Click here to watch the segments.

Your Radiant Life Summit - January 2016

Laura was so honored to be a featured speaker for the Your Radiant Life Summit! She shared her personal story of healing from several health challenges and discussed what living a radiant life means to her.  You can listen to her interview here.

"Today in Amarillo" Morning Show on KAMR Local NBC 4  - December 2015

Laura provides a quick nutrition demo on how to make her delicious and healthy peppermint hot chocolate recipe.  Click here to watch the segments.

"Today in Amarillo" Morning Show on KAMR Local NBC 4  - November 2015

Laura provides a quick nutrition demo on how to make her delicious and healthy pumpkin spice "latte" recipe.  Click here to watch the segments.

The Healing Pain Summit - September 2015

Laura was honored to be a featured expert on The Healing Pain Summit: Solving the Root Cause of Your Pain!
Her talk, A Physical Therapist's Guide on Healing from Surgery, discussed her personal experience with post-surgical pain and recovery, and included tips for optimizing surgical healing.

"Today in Amarillo" Morning Show on KAMR Local NBC 4  - September 2015

Laura discusses her challenging health journey and path to nutrition and health coaching. She also discusses the effects of sugar on our health and provides a quick nutrition demo on how to make delicious flavored water to replace the sugary sodas. Click here to watch the segments.

“Pelvic Pain, Hip Dysplasia, and Hope” - September 2015

Laura was honored to have both her essay, "Pelvic Pain, Hip Dysplasia, and Hope," and her poem, "My PAO Wishbone," included on The PAO Project™ website. Click here to read her essay on her pelvic pain and hip dysplasia journey. Click here to read the poem she wrote about her recovery from periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) surgery. 

The Pelvic Messenger Blog Talk Radio Interview - June 2015

Laura was a guest for the Pelvic Messenger Blog Talk Radio show, which features interviews with experts in the field of pelvic and sexual pain disorders. Click here to listen to her interview.

Renegade Health Article - August 2014

Laura wrote an article about her health journey which was featured as the Renegade Health Story of the Month in August of 2014. Click here to view it.   

Living with Disability: A Physical Therapist Tells Her Story - June 2014

Laura wrote a blog post on her newly found perspective as a patient, rather than as health care professional, after major orthopedic surgery, which was featured on Ginger Garner's website. Click here to view it.