Dr. Christopher Herbs
PT, DPT, CSCSSenior PT, Medord
Dr. Chris Herbs is a 2018 graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, where he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Prior to that, he attended SUNY College at Oneonta, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Human Biology. While at Upstate, Chris participated in supplemental manual therapy coursework to further develop his hands-on skills. Additionally, he learned from leaders in sports physical therapy through an elective course taught by the team physical therapists for the Buffalo Bills (NFL) and Kansas City Royals (MLB). Chris is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and a certified running coach through the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA). Chris has used his expertise in these areas to create a peer-to-peer personal training club at Oneonta, coach individual runners, and lead a youth exercise program in a Syracuse elementary school. As a lifelong athlete, Chris directly understands the demands of a wide variety of sports, including hockey, soccer, golf, and rock climbing. Over the past decade, Chris has primarily dedicated himself to distance running and is now a veteran of the sport. Chris has years of experience in track, cross country, and essentially all road racing distances including the marathon. This background makes Chris an excellent resource for patients, athletes, and clients looking to return from injuries and optimize performance in their active lives. Chris enjoys utilizing his background to create individualized treatments which address the needs and goals of each specific patient and help them return to doing the things they love.