Gale graduated in 1989 with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree from Pacific University. He is a Board Certified Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist through NAIOMT (North American Institute of Manual Therapy). He has pursued further education/certification in the Functional Movement Systems (FMS) SFMA and Y Balance; ASTYM (for stimulation of soft tissue), and he is finishing the Fascial Distortion education through the American FDM Association (AFDMA).
He has been working in orthopedics and athletes throughout his career and emphasizes manual therapy skills and injury prevention in his individual treatment plans. Outside of work Gale enjoys cycling, hiking, supporting the local sports teams and spending time with his family.