Chris Shafer, DPT, OCS, CSCS, NSCA

Chris Shafer earned a Bachelor’s degree in biotechnology from Montana State University in 2009 and earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of Montana in 2018. Chris went on to become board certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Chris is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). His practice philosophy focuses on bridging the gap between orthopedic and neurologic rehabilitation so that he can help anyone achieve their rehabilitation goals regardless of injury.

He enjoys working with athletes recovering from orthopedic injury,  spinal cord injury, or traumatic brain injury. Chris’s specialties include concussion management and return to sport programming.  As a former competitive skier, mountain biker and triathlete, Chris understands the motivation to return to sport when injury strikes and he is motivated to help any person achieve their performance goals. When not in the clinic, Chris can be found outside exploring the mountains and getting ready for his next adventure.