Chris is a life-long PNW native. He enjoys outdoor activities that include fishing, camping, hiking, and snowboarding. His clinical experience has highlighted manual therapy for the spine, pediatric diagnoses, and neurological populations. Chris has contributed to research using 3D-motion capture technology and activity monitors in order to study movement patterns in recreational runners and the effect of novel treatment strategies on walking in individuals with cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease, lower extremity limb loss, and stroke survivors. The treatment philosophy of Chris relies heavily on education and empowering patients with self-management strategies in order for each patient to earn a sense of control over their condition.
National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C).
Associate of Applied Science in Fitness Specialty – Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science & Wellness – Bastyr University, Doctor of Physical Therapy – University of Washington.