Derrick Shao is an experienced physiotherapist who has practiced in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. This has allowed him to work and travel internationally as a team physiotherapist for professional and collegiate sports. This includes Australian professional baseball, suburban Rugby Union, Rugby Sevens, and Netball organizations in New South Wales, Australia.
Derrick has a strong focus on evidence-based practice with post graduate interest in treating sports injuries and rotational athletes. He is trained in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling, Athletic Training and Taping, Myofascial Release, and Trigger Point Therapy. Derrick routinely uses dry needling and joint manipulation to reduce pain, improve joint range of motion, and modulate neuromuscular function. Utilizing standardized manual testing and subjective scoring facilitates an empirical approach to his assessment and treatment. His pride is held to the authenticity in his work, and the success of his patients.
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