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.
- 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
Recent TV Appearances by Dr. Chad Walding
Virginia This Morning - WTVR CBS 6: "Cold water immersion to boost the immune system and manage stress"
The List: "3 things you probably don’t know about collagen!"
WFLA Bloom (TV): "Eat, move and think your way to better health"
The List: "Breaking Down the Different Forms of Fats"
Dr. Chad as Featured Source
Martha Stewart Living: "How to Start an Exercise Routine If You're Over 50"
Eat This, Not That!: "Your Ultimate Fat Loss Plan for 2021"
Parade Magazine: "20 Drinks That Can Help You Lose Weight (It's Not Just Water!)"
MSN-Syndicated: "Your Ultimate Fat Loss Plan for 2021"
Bustle: "Sore Feet At Home? You’re Not Alone"
Texas Lifestyle & Travel Magazine: "21 Health Hacks for 2021"
Total Wellness Health: "Free Fitness Resources to Get in Shape for 2021"
Women’s Health: "Can Ice Baths Benefit Your Workout Routine? Here's What To Know"