Namiko Kato, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Namiko is a New York State licensed physical therapist and Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Neumann University in 2008. She is also an NYS and NATA Certified Athletic Trainer and an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training from South Dakota State University in 2003. Namiko also has a B.S. degree in Food Nutrition from Osaka City University and is certified as a Registered Dietitian in Japan.
Namiko has treated patients with personalized care since 2004, working at private orthopedic PT clinics in Manhattan affiliated with the Hospital for Special Surgery. She moved to Los Angeles in 2011 and continued to treat patients with sports injuries, acute and chronic pain, and post-operative conditions. She returned to New York in 2016 and continues to utilize an individualized approach that combines manual therapy, functional strengthening, Pilates/yoga, and appropriate modalities and taping techniques.
Namiko is a native of Osaka, Japan, and is bilingual in English and Japanese.