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About Emmanuel Yung

Emmanuel Yung, PT, DPT, OCS, MA, FAAOMPT, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Sacred Heart University. Prior to joining Sacred Heart, Dr. Yung taught Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy at Azusa Pacific University DPT Program as Adjunct Faculty. He was also the Site Director and Clinical Faculty of the Orthopaedic PT Residency Program at Kaiser Permanente in West Los Angeles, California, where he mentored Orthopaedic PT residents for 10 years and guest lectured yearly to over 25 residents of 9 Kaiser Permanente and 5 other Southern California Orthopaedic PT Residency Programs (these programs include Cedars-­Sinai, Healthcare Partners, Casa Colina, Fortanasce and Associates, and Glendale Adventist).

Dr. Yung has more than 24 years of experience, 19 years in musculoskeletal physical therapy, including previous stints at Professional Sports Care in Pasadena, California, then co-owned by Byron Hansen (current New York Giants Football Team Coordinator of Rehabilitation); Columbia-Presbyterian Center for Sports Medicine in Upper East Side Manhattan, New York; and the PT Clinic inside The Sports Club/LA in Los Angeles, California. At Kaiser, he was also the Coordinator for Clinical Education of physical therapy students from 8 Southern California PT schools (including University of Southern California, Azusa Pacific University, Mount Saint Mary’s College, Loma Linda University, California State University Long Beach, California State University Northridge, Western University, and University of Saint Augustine).
Degrees: DPT, Physical Therapy, University of Southern California; MA, Orthopaedic Biomechanics, New York University; BS, Physical Therapy, University of Santo Tomas; Currently pursuing Ph.D. in Orthopaedic Biomechanics at New York University.
Certifications: Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 1999-2019; Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, 2003-2023.


Present Clinical Assistant Professor Physical Therapy, Sacred Heart University College of Health Professions


2022 - Present Association between conditioned pain modulation and the longitudinal response to joint mobilization in adults with chronic neck pain
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Honors and Awards

  • Most Valuable Performing (MVP) Employee of the Year, Physical Therapy Department, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, West Los Angeles, California, 2009


  • Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy


Present Ph.D. Ergonomics and Biomechanics, New York University
B.S. Physical Therapy, University of Santo Tomas
M.A. Orthopaedic Biomechanics, New York University
DPT (Physical Therapy), University of Southern California

Contact Information

Physical Therapy 
Center for Healthcare Education N191 
College of Health Professions 


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