About Dr. Chad

Dr. Chad Walding, DPT, is a co-founder of  NativePath, a doctor of physical therapy, holistic health and fitness coach, lifetime athlete, and wellness speaker. He’s committed to helping people transform their lives through better ways of eating, moving, thinking, and living. As a physical therapist, Dr. Chad has 15 years of experience and specializes in treating the spine and restoring optimal functional movement. He spent time with indigenous people in the Amazon to study ancestral and holistic health and teach people how to restore human health and vitality for a longer healthspan.

Fitness Certifications

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy
  • Holistic Health Coach
  • Level I Coach with Optimum Performance Training
  • Level 2 Russian Kettlebell instructor
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (Level 1)
  • Crossfit (Level 1), Crossfit Olympic Weightlifting, and Crossfit Endurance
  • ISSA Specialist in Sports Nutrition
  • YOGABODY Breathing Coach