TherapydiaSF physical therapist Laura Sako takes some time to discuss what she loves about the Bay Area, how she became interested in PT and the one superpower she’d love to have.
What is the best thing about being a physical therapist?
I love having an active job that allows me to meet new people and figure out new puzzles every day.
How did you get interested in physical therapy?
I have a lot of physical therapists in the family so I’ve always been familiar with the profession. It wasn’t until I started volunteering in different settings and interacting with all types of patients that I really began to understand the importance of PT and decided that it was the career I wanted to pursue.
What do you like most about the Bay Area?
The diversity of the neighborhoods. It’s always fun to explore different areas and discover what makes them unique.
What is your favorite place to be active?
The Cascades in Washington. I’m originally from Seattle and that mountain range has a special place in my heart.
What activity in SF is on your bucket list that you’ve still never tried?
Ride a cable car.
What are you currently reading?
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why?
The ability to fluently speak every language. My brain is very left-sided!
What is one of your major accomplishments in the last few years?
Drove across the country and passed my Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Exam.
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