Chris was born and raised in central California where he developed an early love for fitness and athletics. He grew up playing any sport he could possibly find time for, eventually dedicating years of his life to soccer and mixed martial arts. Chris always had a passion for learning more about human health and challenging the human body to see what true achievements we are all capable of. Chris eventually moved to Orange County to attend college at the University of California Irvine, after which he attended Chapman University to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2016. Chris has developed a keen interest and expertise in working with chronic sports-related injuries and working with active populations of all ages. From young aspiring athlete, to weekend warrior, to older adult population, Chris believes everyone should move well to feel well, and truly rise to their potential.
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)Instrument assisted STM (IASTM) level 2 provider Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) providerK-taping applications provider High velocity low amplitude (HVLA) level 2 provider
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) 2016 from Chapman UniversityBachelors of Arts Criminology 2011 from University of California Irvine
Endurance Sports InjuriesRunning AnalysisChronic and Acute Low Back PainShoulder Pain Knee PainDietary and Nutrition PlanningMindfulness and Mediation Instruction
-Chris is an avid endurance athlete, completing 7 marathons with many more to come, and eventual hopes of completing his first full Iron Man-Chris is a music enthusiast and has played the guitar, drums, and alto saxophone since he was a child-Chris and his wife spend most of their time obsessing over the German shepherd Arya, and taking her everywhere with them-Chris enjoys jumping off of really high things; cliff diving, bungee jumping, sky diving, you name it!
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