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Kanako Nishihara

Kanako Nishihara

Orthopaedics/Vestibular/Concussion/Pelvic Health

Kanako is a registered Physiotherapist who graduated with a Master of Science Degree in Physiotherapy from University of Toronto in 2016, and with Honours of Kinesiology from McMaster University in 2014.

Kanako has an extensive experiences in variety of clinical experiences including private clinics and hospitals. Throughout her experiences, Kanako has become competent in treating a wide variety of injuries, including simple and complex orthopedic conditions (e.g. muscle strains, post-surgical injuries, arthritis, fractures, and chronic pain), and neurological conditions (e.g. stroke, multiple sclerosis). Kanako also provides treatments for vestibular conditions (e.g. BPPV, Meniere’s Disease), concussion, and pelvic health conditions (e.g. urinary incontinence, pain with sexual intercourse).

Kanako’s therapy integrates a combination of manual therapy skills, acupuncture, fascial stretching, postural and kinesiotaping, exercises, and electrical modalities. Kanako is committed to keeping her knowledge and technical skills up to date and relevant by completing continuing education courses including:

• The Role of Physiotherapy in The Treatment of Anyone Experiencing Pelvic Pain through a Trauma-Informed Lens Level 2 (Pelvic Health Solutions)
• The Physical Therapy Approach to Anyone Experiencing Urinary Incontinence Level 1 (Pelvic Health Solutions)
• Movement Analysis Program Level 1
• Certified Fascial Stretch Therapy Level 1 (Stretch to Win Center and Institute)
• Best Practices in Concussion Management: Level 1  (Shift Concussion Management)
• Introductory and Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation (Dr. Bernard Tonks)
• Advanced Lumbopelvic Complex, Upper Extremity, Cervicothoracic Courses (Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute)
• Acupuncture Level I (Acupuncture Canada)

During her free time, Kanako enjoys being active and loves sports such as beach volleyball, badminton, and snowboarding. Kanako has also successfully summitted Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in January 2023!

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