Yoshi graduated from California State University of Fresno (CSUF) with Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) in 2008. He started working part-time in an outpatient orthopedic clinic and completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2009 through a joint DPT program at CSUF and University of California San Francisco (UCSF).
Yoshi earned his Certification in Functional Manual Therapy (CFMT) with honors from Institute of Physical Art (IPA) in 2013.
Yoshi is one of the 3 therapists along with Brent Yamashita and Taiji Matsumoto, who helped establish IPA Japan in 2010. He goes to Japan couple of times a year for courses and assists in teaching as well as for interpretation. He spent 1 year working in New Delhi, India from 2015-2016 at an IPA partnered clinic, Vardan. While in India, he treated complex patients and provided training and mentoring for the Indian physical therapists.
He pursued his learning for a year long Fellowship Program through the IPA in Steamboat the past year. He will be acknowledged as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT) in 2018.
Yoshi enjoys sports and outdoors and was a competitive professional athlete at one point. He applies his knowledge and experiences in sports along with his physical therapy skills to treat his patients for their specific function.