Dale Yake is PT Solutions Physical Therapy’s founder and Chief Executive Officer. He also serves as our Orthopaedic Residency Program Director; the program is a yearlong postdoctoral program that publishes clinical research based on physical therapy and musculoskeletal treatment efficacy.
Originally from the Pittsburgh area and a collegiate football player, Dr. Yake graduated from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania. He earned his master’s in physical therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and his doctorate in physical therapy from Rocky Mountain University School of Health Related Professions in Provo, Utah.
With over three decades of experience in physical therapy and athletic training, Dr. Yake has served in multiple capacities in the industry, including Clinician, Professional Team Athletic Trainer, Region Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, and Adjunct Professor. He was recognized by the University of Alabama at Birmingham as a Distinguished Alumni and EY Entrepreneur of the Year for the Southeast.
Dr. Yake has served on the Board of Directors for the Arthritis Foundation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and American Heart Association. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Concussion Legacy Foundation, an organization dedicated to researching and preventing Concussion and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and advocating for smarter sports and safer athletes.