Christopher Daprato, PT, DPT

Senior Physical Therapist

UCSF Health Profile


  • BS, Human Physiology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, 1999
  • MS, Physical Therapy, California State University, Long Beach, CA, 2002
  • DPT, Physical Therapy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2008

Board Certifications

  • Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Sports Certified Specialist (SCS)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Radiologic considerations of the connective tissue system and muscle pain sysndromes
  • HVLAT interventions for C/S ROM dysfunction, Cervicogenic Headache Fascial plane mechanics in athletes, and connective tissue matrix changes with overuse Running mechanics and running efficiency/performance Exercise Physiology principles in Therapeutic Exercise and Strength and Conditioning
  • Taping techniques relative to the rehabilitation population