Dr. Aragaki currently enjoys the combination of patient care, teaching, administration, and research in her roles as Assistant Program Director for the UCLA/VA PM&R Residency Program and clinical attending in a multitude of settings including a comprehensive pain management clinic, VA nursing home care unit, electrodiagnostic lab, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program. Her research interests are biomechanics and gait with a current project investigating the impact of cane use on pain and function in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Dr. Aragaki is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists and the California Society of PM&R.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
SPECIALTY AND INTERESTSComprehensive nursing home rehabilitation programs, Cancer Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostics, Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Gait biomechanics
RESEARCH AREAStudy of walking aids in knee osteoarthritis