Lisa Chase

Founder/CEO, PT, CFMM, OMPT, Astym Certified

Back 2 Normal Physical Therapy was founded by Lisa Chase in 1998. Lisa is an internationally recognized physical therapist, educator, lecturer and published author, with a specialty in rehabilitation, performance and wellness. She is a compassionate healer with a wealth of knowledge obtained through 30+ years of orthopedic manual physical therapy, sports injury management and total body wellness. She uses a holistic, whole body approach by applying cutting edge technology, osteopathic manual therapy and functional integration to restore joint biomechanics, soft tissue mobility and movement patterns to speed healing results.

Lisa received her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh in 1991. She additionally holds the following certifications & trainings:

Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy
Functional Manual Medicine
Astym Provider

NeuFit Provider
SCENAR Practitioner

Polestar Pilates
Balanced Body CoreAlign

Dry Needling
Kinesio Tape Practitioner
M.E.L.T Hand and Foot Instructor

Lisa prides herself on helping athletes and individuals be pain free – as quickly as possible – in order to compete at the highest level of competition & life!

Lisa works with world-class athletes, professional sport teams, coaches, medical experts and fitness specialists around the world to help prevent injuries, decrease recovery time, optimize healing, and elevate performance. Lisa served as the Director of Sport Sciences & Medicine for the WTA Tour (professional women’s tennis tour), covering national and international tennis events, including the Australian Open, Wimbledon, French Open, and U.S. Open. During the 2004 Olympics in Athens Greece, Lisa served as the Primary Health Care Provider for the International Tennis Federation. Lisa continues to provide her unique standard of care to athletes and officials on the ATP/WTA Tour, AVP Beach Volleyball Tour, the LPGA/PGA, American Ninja Warrior, World of Dance, English Premier Soccer League, and Major and Minor League Baseball. Lisa brings the gifts of leadership, inspiration, compassion, selfless service, and the self-empowerment of others.

Lisa is dedicated to teaching professionals and students around the world the secrets to results-based, pain-free techniques.

Lisa lectures nationally and internationally, and has been an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, since 1998. Additionally, she is the Co-Chair and Co-Developer for the Certification in Functional Manual Medicine at MSU, College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has been an assistant Instructor for Functional Movement Systems since 2010; and is a published author of several books on aquatic rehabilitation, as well as a published co-author in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Lisa is founder and co-owner of Rehab Links, a unique exercise software for medical, health and fitness professionals. She brings much of her expertise to the community, and was nominated as a finalist for the Iconic Women of St Petersburg, named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014, and received the Outstanding Volunteer Organization of the Year, award by the City of St. Petersburg in 2017.

Lisa Chase treats Lindsay Davenport at the Wimbledon Championship Final

Lisa Chase treats Venus Williams

Lisa Chase treats Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open

healing for the body.
performance for life