Takako received her bachelor’s degree in sports medicine from Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. She received her master’s and doctorate degrees in kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University and her doctor of physical therapy from Northwestern University in Chicago.
Takako provides treatment for orthopedic and neurological pain and movement dysfunction in people of all ages.
“I thoroughly enjoy working together with patients and their healthcare providers to bring about positive changes with interventions that fit well with each individual’s life,” Takako shared. “I strive to improve health awareness and knowledge to decrease pain, maintain and/or enhance movement and function. My role is to be an expert collaborator in patient care, and to be a teacher, supporter, and a learner with each precious interaction with my patients.”
In her spare time, Takako enjoys hiking and backpacking in any landscape, but is particularly fond of going up mountains. She does a variety of activities that support her climbs (including running, biking, swimming, skiing, rock climbing, yoga, and sailing). She also likes to cook/bake, read, and craft.
Welcome to The Polyclinic, Takako!