Dr. Patrick was raised in San Francisco, California most of his life. His grandparents were immigrants from China where they worked hard as cooks and seamstresses to provide the family a pathway to the American dream. He took his studies seriously to ensure no opportunities were wasted. He attended San Francisco State University where he majored in Kinesiology. While doing this, he also became very active in the Asian American community fighting social injustices surrounding affordable housing, access to healthcare, and obtaining higher education. His fervor and commitment toward health and community engagement led him down the path to pursue a career focused on changing lives.
Dr. W Zach Smith attended the University of New Mexico where he graduated summa cum laude with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. Dr. Zach currently works as a physical therapist and strength and conditioning coach. He specializes in orthopedic and sports rehab and injury prevention as well as sports performance. Dr. Zach uses a fully integrated approach through the unique use of both physical therapy and exercise science principals to help clients perform at their optimal level while avoiding or recovering from injury. Dr. Zach uses his knowledge of physiology, kinesiology, and anatomy, as well as his experience as a division I athlete, to safely and effectively maximize performance and recovery.
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In 2008, Jennifer graduated with her undergrad at University of California, Berkeley where after she sought a way to combine her passion for sports and science. While working as a Physical Therapy aide and observing in additional settings, she witnessed people take their first steps after a stroke, saw children learn how to grab things that used to be out of their reach, and helped athletes return to running after surgery. It was then she discovered how incredible Physical Therapy was. She pursued her Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy at the University of Southern where her appreciation for the field only grew. Upon graduation from USC in 2012, she returned to Northern California to start her career. In 2017, she reunited with her family in Washington state where she currently resides in Downtown Seattle area with her husband.
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