Chris Purvis, MS, PT, ATC is the owner and founder of Peak Performance Physical Therapy, and the founder of Medical Wellness Associates, which owns and operates three Spectrum Fitness & Medical Wellness Centers in the Baton Rouge area. Chris has over 30 years of experience in the fields of physical therapy, rehabilitation, exercise, fitness, and wellness. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the LSU Medical Center in Shreveport (1989) and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from LSU in Baton Rouge (1995). Chris has served as a Medical Wellness Advisor for the Association for 10 years and will be our Association Faculty specialist for physical therapy and medical wellness for clubs. He is a nationally certified athletic trainer, as well as a nationally certified strength and conditioning specialist. Chris’ specialty lies in manual and exercise-based physical therapy treatment, functional and sport-specific rehabilitation and exercise, physical activity and nutrition as they relate to performance, wellness, and longevity, and the integration of physical therapy services and medical wellness programs within health and fitness clubs.
Chris specializes in these areas: