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Masamichi D. Shibata was born in Japan 1966 and he is a registered acupuncturist in Vancouver, BC. He graduated from Toyoshinkyu College of Oriental Medicine in Tokyo, Japan in 1988 where he was inspired and learned Oriental Medicine directed by gynecologists and obstetricians Dr. Nobuyasu Ishino, MD, PhD and Dr. Shingo Ishino, MD, PhD. While studying full time, he gained practical experience in soft tissue disorders and studied Sports Medicine at Komori Sports Clinic in Tokyo for two years. It is the most renowned and respected sports clinic in the Japanese world of sports. He received his National Massage and Shiatsu Licenses in 1987 and his Acupuncture and Moxibustion Licenses in 1988. His clinical experience covers a wide range of neurological and musculoskeletal disorders such as TMJ, back pain, sciatica and knee injuries as well as treatment success with hormonal and menstrual disorders such as migraines, PMS, menopause and emotional stress. Mr. Shibata is a member of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia, the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture of BC (ATCMA).
He also supports MSF (Doctors Without Borders).
He is the proud father of Emily Marian Shibata (Feb.21,1999) and Neil Daichi Shibata (Aug.16,2000).
He enjoys the Grouse Grind weekly. His personal best is 31'41" in 2017.
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