Yvonne Y. Huang began to pursue her health and wellness career after she moved to the United States due to her injuries from long years of professional dance training in Taiwan. She completed her undergraduate degree at California State University, Sacramento with Honors in Kinesiology. She then obtained her physical therapist assistant (PTA) degree with Honors from Sacramento City College in Sacramento, CA.
She has worked mainly in outpatient clinic, where she received orthopedic and neurologic training and developed some of her manual therapy techniques. She also worked in skill nursing facility for a short period of time while she was working in an outpatient clinic to expand her experience in different environments and client groups. Due to her exposure of oncology field during her internships, she dedicated her time to specialize in lymphedema treatment. She completed an extensive online learning course and intensive hands-on training course through the Norton School of Lymphedema, and becomes a certified lymphedema therapist (CLT). She is now also assisting the Norton School lymphedema courses by teaching and sharing her experience to future lymphedema therapists. She is also a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP) through the Kinesio Taping Association (KTA).
After three years of working as a PTA, she pursued her doctorate and now has her Doctor of Physical Therapist degree from the University of St. Augustine, San Marcos, CA. She has a passion for women’s health and pelvic floor work and loves to continue her learning in this area. Outside of her school work, she also dedicates her time to learning clinical decision-making and treatment plans through apprenticeship and part-time work.
Fluent in Chinese Mandarin and Taiwanese
Pelvic health dysfunction
Lymphedema (manual Lymphatic drainage and compression bandaging)
Bachelor of Science Degree, Kinesiology, California State University, Sacramento
Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, San Marcos
Certified: Lymphedema Therapist; Ergonomic Assessment Specialist