Dr. Tyler Yamauchi


Dr. Tyler Yamauchi is a former D1 gymnast, Iron Cross world record holder, and American Ninja Warrior competitor who is passionate about helping his patients reach their goals. He works exclusively in outpatient Physical Therapy and specializes in gymnastics-related injuries and rehabilitation at Yama PT.

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  • American Ninja Warrior competitor:
    Seasons 7–11

  • World record holder:
    Iron Cross 2008–2012

  • All American gymnast:
    University of Illinois 2005–2008

  • Junior Olympic team member:

Dr. Yamauchi received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine in Science in 2012. He also attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 05-08 where he competed on the Illinois men’s gymnastics team and helped lead the gymnastics team to three podium finishes as a two-time Co-Captain.

The facility Dr. Yamauchi has created in Hoffman Estates is designed with gymnasts and athletes in mind, with specialized fitness classes and a Recovery Area to optimize his patient’s results. It has always been his dream to have his own physical therapy practice so that he can better serve the sport of gymnastics and his patients.

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