Kim Yae

Vancouver & Sea to Sky
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Kim Yae

MScPT, BKin
Spoken Languages:
Korean
Profession:
Sport Physiotherapist
Specialty:
Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, Level 3 manual and manipulative therapy
Vancouver & Sea to Sky

Kim graduated with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy from University of Toronto, after completing an Honours degree in Kinesiology at McMaster University. Kim continues her learning with postgraduate courses with special interests in manual therapy and sport physiotherapy. She has been certified to practice acupuncture from McMaster University and enjoys incorporating acupuncture in her treatments. After graduation, Kim worked in a busy downtown clinic in Toronto treating mostly orthopaedic injuries related to repetitive injuries – most notably the ‘Toronto neck’ syndrome and the ‘crackberry thumb,’ sport-related sprains & strains, and aches & pains in the weekend warrior population. Kim was also part of the performing arts medical team for the production “A Chorus Line” at The Cannon Theatre. She plays competitive Ultimate Frisbee, and has been the team therapist for Toronto women’s team Lotus and U of T Women’s. During the winter months, Kim enjoys hitting the park on her snowboard or finding fresh tracks. As a certified CASI Level 2 Snowboard Instructor, she also enjoys instructing beginners and intermediate snowboarder to stay standing on their boards.