Located in Aiea (808-487-0487)and Kapolei (808-674-0500)

Meet our Staff

 MEET OUR STAFF

Chip Yamaguchi, PT and co-owner

Chip Yamaguchi, PT, MPT

Co-owner, PT
Education
Punahou School
University of Oregon, BS 1990
University of Puget Sound, MPT 1993
Special Training: Orthopedic Certified Specialist 2000-2010
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist 2003-2010
Special Training
Orthopedic Certified Specialist 2000-2010
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist 2003-2010
Certified Graston Technique Practitioner
PT Background
Rehab Hospital of the Pacific 1993-1995
Wahiawa General Hospital Central Oahu Orthopedic and Sports Clinic 1995-2003
Elam Sports Oahu Pearl City Clinic Supervisor 2003-2008
Interests/Hobbies
Freediving
CrossFit
Spending time with family
Catherine Koike, PT, DPT, co-owner

Catherine Koike, PT, DPT

Co-owner, PT
Education
Waipahu High School
Mount St. Mary’s College BSPT 1991
Boston University DPT 2005
Special Training
Certified McKenzie Therapist
Certified Graston Technique Practitioner
Certified FCE-Ergoscience
PT Background
17 years at the Rehab Hospital of the Pacific
Neurological, Orthopedic, Return to Work Program
Interests/Hobbies
Spending time with 2 kids 
Swimming
Kung Fu Movies
Chinese Lion Dance
Trying new recipes 
Jared Chong, PT, DPT

Carol Komai, MPT, Cert. NDT

Clinic Director, Aiea
Education
University of Puget Sound MPT 1994
Special Training
Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) Certified
PT Background
22 years in out-patient and home based rehabilitation
Interests/Hobbies 
Bootcamp, Healthy Eating, Soccer/Volleyball mom

Carla Chinen, PT, MSPT, CERT MDT

Clinic Director, Kapolei
Education
Pearl City High School
Pacific University, BS in Health Science with Minor in Psychology
Pacific University, MSPT
Special Training  
Certified McKenzie Therapist
Certified Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy
PT Background
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific 1992-1995
Wahiawa General Hospital-Inpatient/Outpatient 1995-2003
Kaiser Permanente-Outpatient Clinic 2003-2010
Ann Pearl Nursing Facility-2010-2012
Interests/Hobbies
Spending time with family and kids at the beach and being involved with the kids' various activities
Watching local high school and UH football
Carol Komai, MPT

Jennifer Wichterman, PT, DPT

Staff Physical Therapist
Education
Ball State University- Bachelors of Science in Biology/Pre-Med- 2002
University of Michigan- DPT- 2007
Neil Asher Certification- Frozen Shoulders
Lee Silverman Voice Training (LSVT)- Parkinson Disease
Special Training
Mechanical Diagnosis Therapy Certified (McKenzie)
Lymphedema, Neuropathy, Vestibular/Balance Training, Parkinson's Disease
PT Background
Home care- 2 years
Hospital/Outpatient Physical Therapy- 8 years
Pediatrics- 1 year
Interests/Hobbies
Active member of local church, Running, Reading, hiking
Reid Nakamura, PT, DPT

Reid Nakamura, PT, DPT

Staff Physical Therapist
Education
Maryknoll High School
Pacific University BS Exercise Science with an emphasis on integrative physiology, 2008
Azusa Pacific University, DPT 2011
PT Background
Employed at StayFIT Physical Therapy since April 2012
Interests/Hobbies
Sports and Hanging out with friends
Kristie Yoshinaga, PT, DPT, CKTP

Kristie Yoshinaga, PT, DPT, CKTP

Certified Kinisiotape Practitioner
Education
Kalani High School 
University of Hawai'i at Manoa, BA in Pre-Physical Therapy
Eastern Washington University, DPT, 2008
Special Training
Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner, 2012
PT Background
Private Outpatient Clinic 2008-2012
Employed by StayFIT P.T. since August 2012
Interests/Hobbies
Hanging out with friends and family; cooking and baking; travelling; arts and crafts; camping
Candace Yonashiro, DPT, CSCS

Candace Yonashiro, PT, DPT

Staff Physical Therapist

Education
Hawaii Baptist Academy 2006
Pacific University, BS Exercise Science with an emphasis in Integrative Physiology 2010
Pacific University, DPT 2013
Special Training  
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist 2012-2014
Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner, 2014
PT Background
Employed at StayFIT Physical Therapy since June 2013
Interests/Hobbies
Basketball enthusiast, Running and walking in warm sunshine, Baking desserts, Enjoying the beach
Daniel Park, DPT

Daniel Park, PT, DPT

Staff Physical Therapist
Education
Pearl City High School 2002
Willamette University, BA in Exercise Science 2006
University of North Dakota, DPT 2013
PT Background
Employed at StayFIT Physical Therapy since September 2013
Interests/Hobbies
Soccer, Hiking, Diving, Camping, Aquascaping, DIY projects

Sean Field-Eaton, PT, DPT

Staff Physical Therapist
Education
University of Puget Sound 2011 B.S. Exercise Science
University of Puget Sound 2015 Doctor of Physical Therapy
Interests/Hobbies
Hiking, Swimming, Chess, Sports

Maya Hanakahi, PT, DPT

Staff Physical Therapist
Education
Kamehameha High School c/o 2006
University of Southern California - B.S. Health Promotion & Disease Prevention 2010
Chapman University - Doctor of Physical Therapy 2015
Interests/Hobbies
Salsa, Hula, Running, Weight Training, Hiking, Beach, Reading, Movies, Cooking, Dessert, Watching "Friends" Reruns

Mary Ann Lanoue,PT, DPT

Staff Physical Therapist
Education
Clenson University '13
Medical University of South Carolina '16
PT Background
Worked outpatient ortho clinic May-July
Experience as student w/ SCI
Interests/Hobbies 
Running, Sports, Hiking

Thant Thein, DPT

Staff Physical Therapist
Education
Western University of Health Science - Doctorate of Physical Therapy
James Madison University - B.S. in Health Science

PT Background
Independent Physical Therapy, Malibu 2015-2017
Kaiser Permanente, West LA, 2015-2016

Interests/Hobbies
Surfing

Carmen Garcia, MT, PTA

Massage therapists and PT assistant - Info coming soon

Martina Chavis

Keala Patterson

Director of Marketing
Education
Kamehameha High School 2011
Hawaii Pacific University, Bachelors of Science in Health Science 2015
Background
Secretary
Interests/Hobbies
Tandem Surfing, Canoe Paddling, Hiking

Front desk

Front Desk staff
Left to Right: Michele Shea, Leah Tagura, Shawnee Featheran, Karen Harris, , Maria Medina, Loretta Belen

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