EHP Performance Medical staff and Board of directors

Karla Wolford-DC, MS, CCSP, CSCS

In-House

Dr. Karla enjoys helping and encouraging people to find their true potential.  In her life, she is always striving to be “Better than Yesterday” and encourages others to do the same. 

 

Karla is the proud CEO and Clinical Director of EHP Performance.  She is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP®), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), obtained her International Chiropractic Sports Science Diploma (ICSSD), Chiropractic Acupuncture Certificate, Level 1&2 CrossFit trainer Certification and she is a Level 2 USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach.

 

She looks forward to helping you be "better than yesterday".

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Dr. Lizette Sunde- PT, OCS, CSCS

In-House

Dr. Sunde is a physical therapist who has proudly served the Fargo/Moorhead area since graduating from the University of North Dakota in 2009. She has treated many conditions from post-operative rehab to sports injuries, extremity pains and an arry of orthopedic conditions.   She became a strength & conditioning specialist in 2016 and a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopedics in 2018.  Dr. Sunde's certification of the selective functional movement screen allows her to assess your most fundamental motion in order to appropriately determine the cause of your pain. Her background in teaching manual therapy along with certifications in instrument assisted soft tissue mobilizations and dry needling will help get you back to doing what you love!

Mitch Wolden- PT, DPT, PhD

Medical Board

Associate Professor

Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

Physical Therapy Program University of Jamestown

Dr. Mitch Wolden is an Associate Professor in the University of Jamestown’s Physical Therapy Program in Fargo, ND. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota and his Ph.D. from North Dakota State University. Dr. Wolden’s is actively engaged in research and disseminates his work at national conferences and in peer reviewed journals. He is certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy in the area of Orthopedics, and by the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy as a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults. Currently, Dr. Wolden serves on physical therapy related committees at the local, state, and national levels.

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Robyn Knutson Bueling- MD, CAQ, MS
Medical Board

Dr. Robyn is a Primary Care Sports Medicine and Family Medicine Physician who first found EHP when she was looking for strength programs for her middle-schooler.

She grew up in North Dakota and Minnesota and completed two undergraduate degrees at the University of North Dakota before finishing a Masters degree there in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics.

She then spent a few years as the director of off-ice training at the World Arena Ice Hall Training Center, running a strength and conditioning program and teaching jump biomechanics to high-level figure skaters along with an occasional hockey player, speed skater, or martial artist.

Dr. Robyn returned to UND for medical training and received her MD there.  She took Family Medicine residency training at the University of Minnesota Creekside/Methodist Hospital program and completed her GME training with a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Minnesota.

She spent a number of years working in the F-M area at Sanford Health before returning to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area due to her kids’ needs.  She’s currently practicing at Allina Health.

Throughout her career, Dr. Robyn has been a team physician or medical director for Division I, II, and III athletic programs along with USHL junior hockey, USA gymnastics and US Figure Skating. She has been the lead physician for multiple large wrestling tournaments along with local and regional figure skating and gymnastics events.  She’s covered sporting events as a physician, ranging from road cycling to marathons to  soccer tournaments to state high school tournaments to National and World Figure Skating.  She has often said that her perfect job would be to just be paid to be on a sideline somewhere everyday!!  In addition to high school and collegiate coverage, she is currently a Team Physician and member of the international traveling pool for US Figure Skating and is honored to travel the world with their talented athletes!

Joey Schmuhl BS, BSN, RN, DNP-S

In-house Yoga instructor and medical board

Joey  is a registered nurse and yoga instructor. Driven by a passion for health and wellbeing, she is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Nurse Practice to independently provide care for patients. As a nurse and yoga instructor, she is keenly aware of the importance of the mind/body connection. In addition to her professional roles, she obtained her 200 hour yoga training, has participated in many half-marathons and trail races, and began Crossfit at EHP Performance in 2017.

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Melissa Erdmann, NP

Medical Board

My name is Melissa Erdmann. I am a Family Nurse practitioner and owner of Stellar Healthcare in Fargo.
I attended undergraduate school at University of North Dakota and completed graduate school at North
Dakota State University. Prior to becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner, I worked as a registered nurse in
the NICU, and the maternal child resource team. I have been a nurse practitioner for 16 years. I was
able to open my own clinic in 2011. It has been a great opportunity to practice medicine, work with
healthcare for entire families and do the job I love. I like the variety that family medicine offers and
seeing all ages is very rewarding.
I am married to Kelly who is great with our business operations. We have 2 children, Regan and Jake,
who are awesome teenagers. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, the lakes, traveling,
cooking and many family activities.

Leah O'Keefe

Medical Board

Leah joined EHP Performance in August 2019. She currently works as an elementary school counselor and as an addiction counselor. Previously, Leah has worked in outpatient treatment facilities and within the Cass County Jail, completing substance use assessments. She has two boys who keep her very busy at home and are the little loves of her life. Leah is dedicated to prioritizing the needs of each individual to promote balance and well-being.

Presley Lewandowsky- M.S.

Medical Board

Mental Performance Coach

Presley is a Mental Performance Coach with Sterling Sport Mindset. She graduated from the University of Western States Sport & Performance Psychology program. As a former competitive gymnast, she understands the mental struggles that athletes often face. Presley works with athletes of all ages experiencing lack of confidence, performance anxiety, skill regression, injury, sport/life balance, and more to teach important mental skills to help them succeed. She currently lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan and enjoys reading, being at the lake, and spending time with family.