Chance was born in Bemidji, MN and grew up nearby in a small town called Bagley, MN. During his time there he played football at Bagley High School and enjoyed the hobbies of hunting and fishing in his free time. From there he came to the pacific northwest for his undergraduate studies at Southern Oregon University where he received his B.S. in a Pre-Physical Therapy degree. He then went back to his Midwest roots and attended the University of North Dakota for his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Following graduation in May of 2023, Chance moved back to Medford, OR where he currently resides.
Chance has always been drawn to outpatient orthopedic settings where he can utilize functional movements and manual therapy, alongside patient education. He is currently in the process of completing his certification through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. Beyond orthopedics, Chance also has a passion for treating pediatric populations where he completed an advanced pediatric elective course and gained valuable experience during a clinical at Children’s Village in Yakima, WA.
Chance’s free time is mainly spent with his longtime girlfriend Katie, as well as his puppy Louie. His favorite hobbies are golf and rock climbing, but he also enjoys salmon fishing and playing basketball with friends. He is a diehard football fan and always spends his fall watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oregon Ducks.