Stephanie has had a lifelong love of learning and participating in sports activities. She has a long history of being an athlete and has been a personal trainer and coach since 2003.
Stephanie’s educational background includes a BS in Exercise Physiology and a MS in Human Biomechanics, both from the University of Southern California. She received several top undergraduate and graduate departmental awards while in school, and taught the undergraduate Kinesiology and Biomechanics laboratory courses at USC for 2.5 years.
After school, Stephanie went on to work in biomedical rehabilitation research and then began to focus on functional training of the neurologically disabled population. She was Director of Marketing for Robomedica, Inc., a medical rehabilitation equipment company for several years, and Principal Administrator in the Neural Repair Laboratory within the Brain Research Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Stephanie is an ACE certified Personal Trainer and coached several triathletes in Los Angeles from 2003 until 2006 when her and her family relocated to the Denver, Colorado area. Here, she continued her personal training business under Train with Stephanie.
Stephanie has had several previous opportunities work with diverse populations to develop comprehensive wellness programs as an ACE certified Health Coach. With a partner, she developed and lead nutrition and fitness programs under Wellness Partners Health Coaching. She also developed Kinetic Kids Fitness, a comprehensive program of nutrition, physiology, and safety for preschool and elementary aged kids since 2008.
Stephanie was awarded the Best Personal Trainer in the Littleton area for 2010 - 2011 from the Colorado Community Newspapers Association. Stephanie is a mother of two children, ages 8 and 10. As such, she understands the time constraints and pressure of parents of children. She will tailor your workout to be the best, most efficient time of your day to get maximum results!
It is our commitment to our patients to keep working with you until a solution is found for your healthcare challenges. We make every effort to find the root cause of your problem. In turn, we request that our patients commit to making the changes to improve their health. This may involve lifestyle, diet, and exercise changes that, after years of making poor choices, will require determination to correct. Through our commitment to the patient and our patient's commitment to themselves, we can mutually embrace the challenge and make meaningful, long lasting improvements in our patient's health.
Dr. Maria Hopp grew up in Littleton, Colorado. She went to Colorado School of Mines and then graduated from the University of Houston. She went to the University of Texas at Houston Medical School and then did her family practice residency at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver. She has been working in the Littleton community for 20 years.
Dr. Hopp is excited to offer prolotherapy as a treatment for musculoskeletal pain that is not improving with other more conventional therapies. She has trained with the AAOM to learn the latest prolotherapy and regenerative medicine techniques.
Member AAOM - American Association of Orthopedic Medicine
Board Certified AAFP - American Association of Family Practice
Interventional and Regenerative Orthopaedic Medicine Certification - AAOM
Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Certification - Worldlink Medical
RMSK - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography Musculoskeletal Ultasound
Maria Hopp, MD