Area of Expertise
Physiotherapy, Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Acupuncture


1 Chome-10-28 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 542-0086

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Contact Info

Phone: 06-6226-8846

Clinic Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
01:00p.m. – 09:00p.m.

10:00a.m. – 06:00p.m.


Japanese Health Insurance (NHI)
If requested, the Doctors will fill out the paper work for overseas insurance claims.

Payment Methods

Cash only.

Clinic Highlights

Dynamic Sports Medicine Institute in Osaka was founded in 1973 and is one of the first clinics in Japan to specialize in sports medicine.


Sports Medicine, Physiotherapy, Orthopaedics and Acupuncture

Equipment & Devices
Computer-aided AMFIT 3D sole scanner and custom-made insoles for athletes, especially runners, with foot problems. X-Ray Machine, Bronchospirometer, Ultrasonic measuring instrument, Ultrasound Therapy Machines, Electromyograph, Microwave Therapy, Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis, Air Massager, Plantar pressure measuring instrument, Stacked weights, Bicycle ergometer, Treadmill, Free weights.


Dr. Mamoru Okubo

Dr. Mamoru Okubo

Licenses, Accreditation and Awards

SICOT Poster Prize awards 1999 (second prize) (Otsuki and Okubo)
Professor emeritus of Biwako Seikei Sports College
Procedures Performed
Acupuncture, Rehabilitation, Spine & Joint Care

Procedures Performed
Specializes in general internal medicine, cardiology, and nephrology.

Dr. Ikuhisa Yanagida

Dr. Ikuhisa Yanagida

Procedures Performed
Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated
Athlete’s Knee, Athlete’s Shoulder, Elbow Pain, Golf Injuries, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck pain, Running Injuries, Shoulder Injuries, Shoulder Pain, Sports Injuries, Stiff Shoulders, Swimming Injuries, Thoracic spine (Mid Back) problems, Wrist and Hand Pain

Procedures Performed
Specializes in atopic dermatitis.

Clinic Information

The founder was the late Dr. Ichikawa, professor at Osaka University of Health and Sports Science, who was an orthopedic surgeon and sports doctor. Dr. Ichikawa was also a professional-ranking boxer in Japan when he was student in medical school.

Under his motto “never give up” and “hard exercise helps you”, Prof. Ichikawa and other founding members including Dr. Okubo, established the “Dynamic Therapeutic Exercise System” to treat lower back pain in athletes as well as laborers. This exercise system has been modified and applied to middle-aged and elderly people for their general health and to enjoy sports activities.

Dynamic Sports Medicine Institute in Osaka is famous in the Kansai area for the successful treatment of sports celebrities from Japan and around the world. Professional baseball players, golfers, boxers and Olympic champions have all been treated here.

The clinic with its qualified and experienced staff of doctors and therapists is able to handle sports related injuries in the neck, back, shoulder, elbow, hands, knees, legs and feet with various proven therapies and orthopedic surgery. Rehabilitation equipment is on hand and Acupuncturists are on staff to help with pain and relaxation.

The staff conducts research on better methods for treatment of sports related injuries and has contributed regularly to the development of new therapeutic modalities.

With over 40 years of experience treating professional and amateur athletes as well as the local population. Dynamic Sports Medicine Institute in Osaka will work hard to cure what ails you.

1 Chome-10-28 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 542-0086