Dr. Chris Young is a native of the Seattle area and grew up in Bothell, Washington. He graduated from Western Washington University earning his Bachelors degree in Communication and minors in both Biology and Chemistry. He later attended the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon where he earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic and a Masters in Exercise and Sports Science. Dr. Young was a clinician at Northwest Sports Rehab’s Madison Park office before founding Element Sports Performance.
Dr. Young loves everything the Northwest has to offer, including hiking the Cascades, biking the San Juan Islands, and swimming in Lake Washington. He is an avid runner and has completed half marathons and 12K races in the Seattle area. Dr. Young loves international travel, which has included providing medical services in rural Bolivia, and backpacking the Chilean Patagonia.
Dr. Young is principally passionate about two things: people and health. He loves using his sports exercise background, clinical skills, and medical training to help patients reach their full potential and quickly return to their favorite activities.