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Keri Sotak, MS, ATC, CES

Owner, Certified Athletic Trainer

Keri has been a Certified Athletic Trainer since 2012 and has been working with elite-level athletes in a variety of settings. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training from the University of Iowa in 2012 and her Master’s Degree in Athletic Training from the University of Northern Iowa in 2014. Following graduate school, Keri continued her career at the University of California, Berkeley where she worked with the Football, Women’s Lacrosse, Men’s Water Polo, and Baseball teams. Currently, Keri is the Head Athletic Trainer at Mercy High School, Burlingame. She has experience and certifications in a variety of manual therapies including Myofascial Decompression (“Cupping”), Graston Technique/instrument-assisted soft-tissue mobilization, joint mobilizations, and soft-tissue releases. She is also experienced in identifying and correcting movement dysfunctions, and using rehabilitation exercises to help with long-term outcomes. Keri is passionate about helping individuals rehabilitate from injury and return to the activities they love.

Certifications:
-Graston Technique M1
-Myofascial Decompression Level 1 (Cup Therapy)
-FRC (Functional Range Conditioning)
-CES (Corrective Exercise Specialist)
-American Red Cross First-Aid & CPR/AED Instructor

NPI #: 1578979605

ATRcalifornia@gmail.com

Joanne Kinyon, MA, ATC, CSCS

Certified Athletic Trainer

Joanne has been a Certified Athletic Trainer since 2004 and has worked with a variety of elite-level athletes from Olympic level to high school. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the Whitworth University in Spokane, WA and her Master’s Degree in Kinesiology from San Jose State University in 2007. Following graduate school, Joanne worked for a variety of athletics programs, including the USA National Taekwondo team, Stanford Rugby, University of California Santa Cruz, and Foothill College. Most recently, Joanne  is the Head Athletic Trainer at Bishop O’Dowd High School. She has experience in a variety of therapies including Myofascial Decompression (“Cupping”), instrument assisted soft tissue massage,  joint mobilizations, and soft-tissue releases. Joanne also is an American Red Cross Instructor in First Aid and CPR/AED.
Joanne@theathletictrainerca.com

FAQ’s

What is a Certified Athletic Trainer?
A Certified Athletic Trainer specializes in orthopedic injury evaluation, rehabiliation, prevention, and emergency care. Athletic trainers are often found on the sidelines of sporting events. Athletic Trainers are health care providers recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA).

What can I expect from my first visit?
An initial visit includes intake forms, an evaluation of the current issue, discussion about a plan of care, and immediate treatment including manual therapies and rehabilitation exercises.

What should I wear to my visit?
We encourage wearing comfortable athletic clothing that you are able to move around in. We will provide t-shirts and shorts to borrow for your visit if you are unable to dress appropriately.

Do you accept insurance?
We do not accept insurance due to Certified Athletic Trainers being unable to bill third party in California. However, we do accpet HSA/FSA cards. We provide receipts as proof of services for HSA/FSA accounts.

Do I need to be an athlete to benefit from services at The ATR?
No, you do not need to be an athlete. We help individuals of all ages and activity levels!

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