Chris is a physical therapist who joined Gallien Therapy in 2016. Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa in 2009. He then moved onto earn his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in 2012. He relocated to Alamogordo late in 2012, working at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center for a few years before moving onto outpatient therapy. Chris continued his education, receiving a Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis on healthcare management from the University of Texas at Tyler in 2017. He then became certified in dry needling in the fall of 2017. Chris is currently working towards becoming a Maitland certified orthopedic manual therapist. Outside of work Chris spends his time with his wife, 2 young children, and 3 dogs. He enjoys being active with hiking, biking, weightlifting, and playing sports with his young children.