Dr. Catania became increasingly aware of the lack of chiropractic children’s specialists and began to understand the drastic importance of proper treatment for developing bodies. She decided to shift concentrations from sports therapy to pediatric and prenatal care.
University of Las Vegas, Nevada, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2008.
Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California, where she was awarded her Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2011.
During her time at Palmer West, Dr. Catania volunteered and worked with numerous organizations geared to enhance her education and knowledge in the field.
She was part of the medical staffs at Sea Otter Classic in Monterey;
She participated in Palmer West’s clinic abroad program, where she traveled to Fiji for two weeks in order to provide chiropractic care to the local schoolchildren.
Currently, Dr. Catania is furthering her education by pursuing a certificate in Pediatric and Prenatal Chiropractics with the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association (ICPA). With classes taught by the leading authorities in the chiropractic community today, Dr. Catania is enhancing her career by receiving hands-on adjusting techniques and improving her practical and clinical competency in treating children. Upon completion, Dr. Catania will be one of the sole practitioners in Las Vegas specially trained in pediatrics, especially those afflicted with various sports-related injuries.
Dr. Catania now practices at the Canyon Lake Neck & Back Clinic in Las Vegas. Her knowledge of the local community, athletic afflictions, pediatric care, accompanied by her outstanding theoretical knowledge of the field has allowed her to begin rapidly expanding her clientele. She is a member of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).
Participation in the North Face Challenge Endurance Run in Marine County
multiple ultimate frisbee tournaments in San Jose;
Participation in the National Cheerleading & Dance Championships in San Jose
Primarily raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Dr. Sondra Catania was an accomplished athlete with an avid passion for the medical field. She attended Palo Verde High School where she was captain of the color guard and pole vaulting team, hobbies which eventually led to coaching roles. Her background in dance and athletics inspired her begin a career path towards sports therapy and her desire to understand more of the human body, especially in moments of athletic strain.