Chris Pierce, MSPT, CSCS

Chris Pierce is a Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He has a Masters in Physical Therapy and has completed a residency in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy from the Institute of Orhopaedic Manual Therapy, an affiliate of Mass General and Boston University.

Chris is a competitive rugby player with the Amoskeag Rugby Football Club and enjoys spending time with his family, especially outdoors. His career as a competitive athlete includes college varsity soccer, Academic All American Wrestling Team for NCAA Division III National Championship at Ithaca College. Chris was the team Physical Therapist for the USA Rugby Under 19 National Team when they played in the Junior World Championship in South Africa in 2005. He coached soccer for Men’s’ and Women’s’ Varsity Team at MSU Billings. He enjoys mountain biking, kayaking, hiking and camping and snowboarding.

At Balance Physical Therapy Chris works with a variety of people, including children with physical challenges, competitive athletes who have experienced injuries, as well as healthy adults seeking to enhance their strength and conditioning. He gains tremendous satisfaction from helping his clients help themselves get better. His goal is to help every client perform at his or her highest ability, both in sports and in their overall lives. His ability to motivate people is legendary.

Education and Experience

Chris completed a Masters degree in Physical Therapy at Ithaca College, one year after he finished his bachelor’s degree in Clinical Science at Ithaca. He also completed an internship in Athletic Training at the Montana State University.

In December of 2008 Chris completed a Residency at the Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy in Woburn, MA. The Institute training is based on the Norwegian National Program in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, which promotes effective management of musculoskeletal disorders.

Chris worked as a Physical Therapist in Montana for several years, and also served as Assistant Soccer Coach and Strength & Conditioning Specialist at Montana State University (for both the men and women’s soccer teams). At Saint Vincent Outpatient Rehabilitation Center in Billings, Montana, Chris treated athletes from the Rocky Mountain College football, basketball, skiing and soccer programs. He also treated brain injury patients in his role as one of two Physical Therapists providing transitional living and outpatient care at a specialized rehabilitation program.

Chris worked with Pete Olson at Merrimack Valley Physical Therapy for five years before they founded Balance Physical Therapy in 2006. They share a belief that the ideal Physical Therapy integrates the highest standard of clinical care with a whole-life approach to finding strength and balance.

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58 Range Road · Windham NH 03087
542 Mast Road · Unit 4 · Goffstown NH 03045
P: 603-890-8844

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