OUR STAFF

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Richard Lee, MPT

Rich received his Bachelor's degree from University of California, Davis in Biomechanics and his Masters degree in physical therapy from California State University, Long Beach in 2001. Since then, he has received extensive training in treatments of the spine, knee and shoulder. He serves as a consultant to De Anza College Athletics and has been a clinical instructor to physical therapy students and athletic trainers for several years. He is certified in the analysis of golf swings.

 

Rich is a Bay Area native, graduated from Monta Vista High School and now resides in Sunnyvale with his wife and two sons. He has provided physical therapy services to Bay Area residents for many years, and continues the spirit of the neighborhood through active participation in the community, supporting athletics at the recreational, high school, college, and professional levels, as well as charitable organizations. He has also given talks about the profession of physical therapy at high schools and colleges and guest lectured at the graduate school level.

 

In his spare time, Rich enjoys spending time with his family, working out and being involved with in his kids school and competitive sports.

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Jason Wong, MPT

Jason is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Integrative Biology and also earned a Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Rutgers University in 2002.

Jason has focused his practice on general orthopedics, sports, and workplace injuries. Jason has taken continuing education courses on spinal, sacroiliac, shoulder, knee, and foot injuries. He focuses his treatment on manual techniques, posture, ergonomics, and functional/sport activities, as well as general strengthening and conditioning. Jason's is certified in Active Release Technique (ART) and Myofascial Decompression (cuppping).

 

In his free time Jason enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, running, cooking, and learning new things.

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Michi Yamazaki Nagaoka, PT, DPT

Michi discovered her admiration for physical therapy during her undergraduate studies at University of California San Diego, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology. She then went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical therapy at University of Southern California in 2012.

 

Michi is a Movement Links Certified (MLC) clinician and is also skilled in the use of Mulligan manual therapy and Kinesiotape. She is also Running Analysis certified and uses a variety of techniques and technology to provide the optimal visualization and assessment of running mechanics. 

Michi has always taken an interest in orthopedic and sports related injuries, and is specifically passionate about running related injuries. Her approach focuses on assessing how a particular joint/muscle/problem area interacts with other regions in the body, so she can treat the body as a whole. Her goal is to teach her patients how to take control of their own bodies, and not let the symptoms control them. 

Outside of work, Michi is a newlywed and enjoys running, hiking, chasing waterfalls, and exploring new cities.

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Khushboo Shah, PT, MSPT, CPS

Khushboo (Khushi) graduated with a Bachelors of Physiotherapy from K.J Somaiya College of Physiotherapy, Mumbai, India in 2012 (she is fluent in English, Gujarati, Punjabi, Hindi and Marathi). She continued on to earn her Masters of Science in Advanced Physiotherapy Practice in 2014 with an emphasis on Spine Rehabilitation from Coventry University in Coventry, United Kingdom. Khushboo utilizes her professional training in Contemporary and Bollywood dancing which provides her with a unique philosophy in the effects of movement patterns on one's well being. She has been able to combine this with her Physiotherapy training and manual therapies to offer robust techniques in the treatment of neck and back issues affected by the modern lifestyles.

Khushboo is a Certified Posture specialist and also a Trained Telehealth Therapist and is continuing to remotely provide patient care with corrective ergonomic, postural, and movement advice. She has received additional current education in treatment of musculoskeletal injuries of the spine including Mulligan and Maitland manual therapy techniques for neck and back. She has also completed her Level 1 training of Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA).

Khushi strongly believes in custom tailored treatments and heavily promotes the role of proper posture as an important component in an individual's overall well-being.

 

Outside of work, Khushboo enjoys working out, dancing, hiking, playing tennis, and authors a Blog for patients and the physical therapy community and posts daily exercises on:  

https://www.instagram.com/khushithestoryteller/ 

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Shehla Nadeem, MSPT

Shehla graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Medicine and Surgery from Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore Pakistan in 1999. She earned her Master's degree in Physical Therapy from The University of Pacific, Stockton in 2004.

 

She has wide experience working in Orthopedic, Geriatric, Sports related injuries and MVA related issues. Her physical therapy experience and medical background helps her to approach her patients from a multidisciplinary perspective.

In her leisure time, she likes traveling, hiking and spending time with her family.

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Angela Jen, PT, DPT

Angela graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science Degree and went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Mount Saint Mary’s University. Angela loves working in the orthopedic field because of the diverse population and diagnosis. Her physical therapy philosophy is to treat the body as a whole and to use a combination or manual and movement as a gateway for discovery and treatment. 

 

She is fluent in conversational Mandarin and is a Bay Area native. In her free time, Angela enjoys going to the gym, eating great foods of all sorts, hiking, exploring nature, doing arts and crafts, and spending time with family and friends.

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Nicole Roy, PT, DPT

Nicole graduated from Samuel Merritt University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. She is originally from Missouri, where she earned her B.S. degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Missouri.

 

Nicole was able to attend the Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) residency program at Kaiser Vallejo and has spent the majority of her career focused on orthopedic injuries. She has also been certified as a Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist. Nicole believes in empowering and educating her patients so they can return to the activities they love and have the confidence to independently take control of their own health journey.

 

Outside of work, Nicole loves spending time with her family, traveling, taking trips up to wine country, and cheering on all of her sports teams.

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Julia Tang, PT, DPT

Julia is a proud UCLA graduate, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Physiological Science while also participating in the UCLA Sports Medicine Program. She mainly worked with the NCAA women’s volleyball team, and this experience continued to fuel her interest in working with athletes. She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Washington, and throughout grad school and her career has developed a passion for working with individuals of all ages and all abilities. She firmly believes that everyone is an athlete in their own way! 

 

Julia has taken a variety of courses to continue to expand her skill set, and she is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), as well as a Certified Running Gait Analyst. She loves coming up with creative exercises to work on specific goals and to help her family, friends, and clients enjoy having an active lifestyle. If you’re looking for some workouts to do at home, you can find plenty of fun and functional workouts on her YouTube channel, OneMoreSet: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0o12JnsTeaoa7ibNR78FZw/featured

Outside of physical therapy, Julia loves getting outdoors in the beautiful California sun. She loves swimming, playing ultimate frisbee, hiking, lifting weights, cooking and baking (and eating), and spending time with her family and friends.

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Katherine graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Having extensive training in Movement System Impairment (MSI) syndromes, she is skilled in the observation of movement faults, muscle imbalances and faulty alignments. Katherine strongly values holistic patient care and believes in the importance of patient education and empowerment. She loves the challenge and complexity that comes with working with the orthopedic population. 

 

Katherine is a foodie and enjoys food from different cultures and is always looking for new places to try! She also loves baking, cooking, reading and spending time with her family.     

Katherine Liu, PT, DPT