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Neil Shimabukuro

Neil Shimabukuro

PT, MPT, OCS


Neil was born and raised on Oahu and graduated from Moanalua High School. He attended the University of Hawaii and obtained a B.A. in Psychology. Neil earned his Master of Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California and went on to receive board certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Additional certifications in manual therapy and Graston technique have supplemented his current practice. Neil has worked in various outpatient practices in Honolulu before starting Holomua Physical Therapy in 2012. He is currently serving as a member of the State of Hawaii Board of Physical Therapy. Neil enjoys running, aikido, kendo and spending time with his wife, two kids, and dog.

Ryan Yorimoto

Ryan Yorimoto

PT, DPT


Ryan was born and raised on Oahu and graduated from Mililani High School. He attended Oregon State University in Corvallis where he graduated with a B.S. in Exercise Sports Science. Ryan then moved north to Tacoma, Washington where he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Puget Sound. Ryan has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and outpatient clinics as a staff therapist and in managerial positions. He is Herdman certified in vestibular rehabilitation and is experienced in treating patients with concussions and other brain injuries. In addition to clinical practice, Ryan is an instructor for the Kapiolani Community College Physical Therapist Assistant program. Ryan resides with his wife, Lindsey, their son, Jace, and their dog, Harry. He enjoys surfing, playing soccer, and spending time with his family.

Chantelle Bruyn

Chantelle Bruyn

PT, DPT


Chantelle grew up on the Big Island of Hawaii and graduated from Kealakehe High School. She moved to Oregon and attended Pacific University where she obtained her B.S. in Exercise Sports Science, and then went on to complete her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Chantelle has worked in outpatient orthopedics and skilled nursing facility settings in Washington state before moving back to the islands in 2015. She uses a holistic approach in helping people improve and regain function after an injury. Chantelle is an avid CrossFit competitor, world traveler, and enjoys spending time with her son, playing in the ocean and camping.

Julie Enomoto

Julie Enomoto

PT, DPT


Julie graduated with a B.A. in Liberal Studies, focusing on Kinesiology classes at the University of Hawaii. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California. Over her years of practice, she has seen the value of taking the time to learn about her patients physical habits and movement patterns. Julie finds the body to be a fascinating machine and enjoys working with patients to improve their movement dysfunction. She also educates her patients on their condition so they may better understand their body and what they can do to help themselves heal. Julie has further developed an understanding of body movement through a mentorship in Pilates at the Pure Pilates studio in Honolulu. She also enjoys doing yoga and hiking. Julie treasures her time with her family. She lives in Kaneohe with her husband, two girls and dog. She enjoys the view when commuting, appreciating the beauty of the mountains of Oahu, where she was born and raised.

Eric Kawaguchi

Eric Kawaguchi

PT, DPT


Playing sports throughout his childhood in Aiea and Pearl City, Eric was always fascinated with improving his performance and reconditioning his body to compete pain-free. After graduating from the University of Hawaii with a B.A. in Liberal Studies, he advanced his education by receiving a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Eric has worked in a variety of settings to include inpatient rehab, outpatient, aquatics, and private practice. Not only does he enjoy the challenges of restoring his patients’ function, Eric embraces the responsibility to educate them and prevent further injury. Currently, Eric resides in Mililani with his wife and 4 children. Additionally, he proudly serves as a traditional guardsman for the Hawaii Air National Guard for the past 17 years.

Kenneth Morimoto

Kenneth Morimoto

PT, DPT


Kenneth was born and raised in Hilo.  After graduating from Waiakea High School, Kenneth attended Oregon State University and graduated with a B.S  in Exercise Sport Science.  He continued his education at A.T. Still University and received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  Kenneth has experience in various settings including acute care, skilled nursing, and outpatient.  Kenneth is certified in Pilates Mat and Reformer through Balance Body and in Vestibular Rehabilitation through Emory University.  Kenneth also has training in the Mckenzie Method in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment.  He believes as physical therapists it is essential that we give all our patients the appropriate tools for self treatment and empowerment.   Kenneth enjoys going to the beach, camping, fishing, and spending time with his wife and two kids.

 

Mari Okada

PT, DPT


Mari was born in Tokyo, Japan, but considers Hawaii her home. Mari earned her B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from A.T. Still University, Arizona. Mari has worked with a broad range of patients, including those with sports-related and spinal injuries, neurological conditions, and geriatric and post-surgical population. Mari is certified as a Yoga instructor and passionate about promoting health and wellness to the local community in Oahu. In addition, Mari is an instructor for physical therapy, massage, and chiropractic schools in Japan and Hawaii. Outside of physical therapy Mari enjoys yoga, surfing, swimming, hiking, and traveling.

Lindsey Yorimoto

Lindsey Yorimoto

PT, DPT


Lindsey was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. After high school, she attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where she graduated with a B.S. in exercise and sports science. The midwestern girl then headed west to the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington where she received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and met her husband, Ryan. Over the years, Lindsey has worked in a variety of settings with the majority of her experience being in neurological rehabilitation. She enjoys exercising, traveling, and spending time with her husband, son, and dog.

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