Meet Dr. Kyo Hwang, PT, DPT at Prime Physical Therapy in Lee’s Summit, MO
Dr. Kyo Hwang has a variety of experiences from treating patients in the local hospital, both in the outpatient and the inpatient settings. He gained valuable experiences and knowledge of treating acute, subacute, and chronic patients in a dynamic interdisciplinary care environment. For more information, contact us today or book an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 1161 NE Rice Rd Lee’s Summit, MO 64086.
Dr. Kyo Hwang PT, DPT
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What is Dr. Kyo Hwang’s educational background?
What is Dr. Hwang’s associations and achievements?
How many years Kyo worked before starting his own practice?
How is Dr. Kyo in his personal life?
What is Kyo’s areas of expertise?
Kyo Hwang, PT, DPT, graduated from Rockhurst University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2008. Kyo is specialized in vestibular rehabilitation, concussion, orthopedics, sports medicine, manual therapy, functional dry needling, and some neurological conditions.
A little more details about Kyo’s Education:
• 2008: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
• 2001: Bachelor of PE from Yong-In University in South Korea
• 2001: Certified Referee by Korean Taekwondo Association (KTA)
• 1996: Certified Taekwondo Instructor by Kukkiwon, World Taekwondo Headquarters (WT)
• 6th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo by Kukkiwon, World Taekwondo Headquarters (WT)
Kyo is certified in advanced vestibular rehabilitation and concussion by AIB (American Institute of Balance), ERI (Education Resources Inc.) and many other post-graduate continuing education courses. Kyo is also certified in FDN (Functional Dry Needling) by EIM (Evidence In Motion and Kinetacore) as an adjunct to his other manual therapy techniques. Kyo took many other post-graduate continuing education courses in manual therapy, such as spinal mobilization and manipulation by International Spine and Pain Institute (ISPI), in order to provide quality care for patients who need hands-on therapy and professional help under his services.
Kyo has a variety of experiences from treating patients in the local hospital, both in the outpatient and the inpatient settings, where Kyo gained valuable experiences and knowledge of treating acute, subacute, and chronic patients in a dynamic interdisciplinary care environment. When he worked for 14 years in the local hospital prior to beginning his own private practice, Kyo used to be the main physical therapist in the outpatient rehabilitation who could treat patients with advanced vestibular issues, balance, dizziness, vertigo, and concussion while working directly with physicians who referred those patients.
In his personal life, Kyo was a competitive Taekwondo martial artist since he was five years old and he majored in physical education with an emphasis on Taekwondo at Yong-In university in South Korea. Kyo used to be an athlete who had frequent and significant back injuries and received extensive physical therapy for many years as his rehabilitation during his youth and early adult periods. Kyo, with those experiences, well empathizes with patients and can provide an individualized plan of care with a sincere effort to help patients get well. Kyo in his spare time enjoys working out, fishing with his wife and two kids, traveling, and trying out new food.
• Orthopedics (Total Spine and Peripheral Joints)
• Sports Medicine
• Manual Therapy
• Functional Dry Needling
• Vestibular rehabilitation
• Some Neurological Conditions