MEET THE TEAM
Born in Hong Kong and raised in beautiful British Columbia, Dr. Li. obtained his Bachelor of Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia. He went on pursuing his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at New York Chiropractic College. While practicing as a chiropractic physician in New Jersey, he continued to follow his passion of learning and completed post-graduate degree program in functional rehabilitation. He is only the one of three Diplomate of American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board in the state of Washington, with the other one being the current Seahawks chiropractor and his mentor, Dr Jim Kurtz.
A Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Dr. Li is also one of the few certified KinesioTaping Practitioners and certified Graston technique providers in the state of Washington. Having worked in a multidisciplinary practice in New Jersey has enabled Dr. Li to work collaboratively with other health care professionals including physical therapists, neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, and primary care physicians to provide patients the most thorough and comprehensive treatment possible.
An avid athlete himself, Dr. Li enjoys spending time on both indoor and outdoor sports. He maintains his workout regimen and keeps exploring the crafts of other sports to remain active, as he believes in what he preaches — leading an active lifestyle is integral to a healthy life. When he is not challenging himself on the athletic side, Dr. Li likes to journey his way around the kitchen to prepare a good meal after a hard workout and spend time with his wife.
Professional Associations and Memberships: American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board, National Strength and Conditioning Association, Graston, Kinesiotape.
Dr. Michael Braccio, DC DACRB earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in General Biology from the University of Washington and his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic West.
After graduating from chiropractic college, he decided that he wanted to specialize in rehabilitation and performance training. Dr. Braccio went on to earn a Diplomate in Rehabilitation from the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board, becoming one of only eight chiropractors in Washington state with this certification.
Dr. Braccio also has advanced certifications in a variety of techniques and systems, including: Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Movement Screen (FMS), RockTape Kinesiology Taping, and Graston Technique. His approach to treatment involves combining these techniques to reduce pain and improve function.
While he has experience treating a variety of conditions, he has a particular interest in pain science, tendinopathies, and performance rehabilitation. Dr. Michael’s article on tendinopathy was featured in a publication for the American Chiropractic Association.
On the off chance that Dr. Braccio is not in the clinic, he can be found in the mountains snowboarding or at the ice rink playing hockey. He is also an avid reader of all sorts of nonfiction books. Some of his current favorites include Antifragile and Thinking, Fast and Slow.