Chris’s area of expertise, called musculoskeletal reconditioning, focuses on the assessment, treatment, and conditioning of of athletes with acute and chronic injuries and movement deficiencies. Through years of education and collaboration with physicians, surgeons, therapists, and chiropractors, Chris is widely regarded as a muscle expert. He brings a unique combination of skills in both reconditioning and rehabilitation, but also as a strength coach.
Chris’ patients include athletes from the NFL, NBA, NHL, Olympians, and Professional Mixed Martial Arts fighters. While Chris works with patients from all walks of life, his passion is working with those who have a sport or activity they have a passion for; whether recreationally or competitively.
Chris attended the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington where he got his degree in Exercise Science and did his masters work in Biomechanics and Physical Therapy at the University of Oregon and MBA in Healthcare at George Washington University. He is a Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is a Licensed Massage Therapist.
In addition, he also has certifications in Applied Functional Science (Gray Institute), Functional Movement Screening/Assessment (FMS/SFMA, RockTape, Graston, Active Release Techniques (ART) and in musculoskeletal laser. Chris is a Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) practitioner; which he utilizes along with other manual therapy techniques to maximize the contractile efficiency and movement potential in his patients. Chris was recently selected as one of two fellows out of 500 applicants worldwide into a very prestigious fellowship program in performance based therapy and reconditioning.