Chris Fritzen was born and raised in Lincoln, NE. He attended Nebraska Wesleyan University, where he received his BA in psychology. He then went on to receive his MA in Occupational Therapy at Rockhurst University in KC, MO. Chris started his therapy career in CA, and has worked in a variety of settings, including skilled nursing, outpatient hands, and acute rehabilitation. In 2004 he started study of the Neuro-IFRAH approach to stroke rehabilitation with Waleed Al-Oboudi, continuing his education to include instructor training in 2005. He has also received his certification in LSVT BIG. Chris has enjoyed his work for the Providence system since November of 2013, treating patients in the outpatient setting with a variety of hand injuries and neurological conditions. He is a member of the Providence concussion team. He continues his work with the fantastic team at Gresham outpatient rehabilitation. In his free time, Chris enjoys hiking, spending time with his dog, art, working out and gaming.