Dr. Masahiro Takakura took an interest in sports medicine early in his career. He began working for the MLB Seattle Mariners team as a full-time medical practitioner, and has traveled with the team since 2013. This experience with team sports led him to be a huge believer in the team concept.
Ryan Welage is a first-year naturopathic and chiropractic medical student at National University of Health Sciences (NUHS). Originally from Greensburg, Indiana, Ryan has an undergraduate degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science from Xavier University and is a former Division One athlete.
Naturopathic doctors have an increasing role in sports and athletics. Hear from NDs who have helped patients ranging from weekend warriors to professional athletes all improve their performance and recovery.