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Katie Yamamoto

Physiotherapist

MScPT | Acupuncture (CMAG) | Pelvic Health

Katie is a Registered Physiotherapist with a keen interest in helping active individuals recover from injury and excel in their sports. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. Prior to this she received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from East Carolina University where she was awarded an athletic scholarship for NCAA Division 1 springboard and platform diving.

Katie has recovered from several sports injuries and surgeries. She understands the frustration of not being able to participate in her sport and the importance of getting back to it as soon as possible. As a physiotherapist, she strives to find appropriate modifications to sports and activities so clients can continue to stay active as they recover. She also has experience treating clients with chronic injuries and long-standing pain.

Katie has additional certifications in contemporary medical acupuncture and in pelvic health, which allow her to assess and treat men and women with incontinence, and a variety of pelvic pain conditions.

As the host of a podcast focused on functional health and sports medicine, Katie has had the opportunity to travel internationally and learn from leading pain scientists, clinicians and researchers in this field. Katie strives to stay up-to-date with current literature and emphasizes an evidence-based approach to treatment.

In her free time, Katie enjoys staying active by lifting weights and kayaking.