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EMILY SHIGENAGA, PT, DPT
Emily Shigenaga grew up in Southern CA and graduated from California State University, Northridge with her Bachelor’s in Kinesiology, Exercise Science in 2015. While at Northridge, she spent 3 years directing a non-profit senior fitness program and diabetes prevention program in the San Fernando Valley. After completing her undergraduate degree, Emily went on to attend the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences where she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy in August 2019.
Her graduate career led her to treat a spectrum of patients with injuries ranging from neuro, cardiac, and orthopedic in both outpatient and inpatient settings. She had the pleasure of working closely with nurses, physicians, physician assistants, and orthopedic surgeons which also provided her with the opportunity to observe several orthopedic surgeries, including an ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair, and tibial tuberosity osteotomy.
In her free time, you can find Emily cooking, baking, hiking and spending quality time with her family and friends. Emily is passionate about physical therapy and providing her patients the best care to improve the way they move.