Ayumi Nakano, P.T.A., is a physical therapist assistant at the Physical Therapy and Hand Therapy Clinic at Harborview.
Nakano has experience and skills working with trauma patients post-operatively in the acute-care setting. She treats patients with musculoskeletal injuries and chronic pain, as well as those with poor balance, conditioning and strength. She recently introduced the movement exercise of tai chi into treatment. This is especially beneficial to geriatric patients whose risk of falling is greater than normal.
Nakano earned her P.T.A. at Green River Community College.