DR. Chad Burnham

Chad Burnham DPT, FAFS, CSCS


   Dr. Chad is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island where he received a DPT degree in physical therapy and is also a Fellow of Applied Functional Science through the Gray Institute.  After completing his doctoral degree in physical therapy, Dr. Chad continued to focus on outpatient orthopedics before opening ProForm Physical Therapy in 2016 as he began to recognize a need for quality physical therapy care in the Salisbury, Newburyport, Amesbury & Seabrook regions.

   Dr. Chad is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA and holds additional certifications in Functional Dry Needling®/TDN, Graston® Techniques and holds his level 1 Precision Nutrition Certification (Pn1). Dr. Chad is highly trained in golf-specific fitness and rehabilitation through the Gray Institute as an NG360° Nike Golf Performance Specialist and Functional Golf Specialist (FGS) as well as through the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI). In 2019, Dr. Chad completed a 40-week fellowship in applied functional science with an emphasis on functional three-dimensional chain reaction biomechanics. In addition to his professional experience, Dr. Chad has a strong interest in health and fitness as well as enjoys spending time with his family and riding his Harley.


  • BioForce Certified Conditioning Coach
  • Pain-Free Performance Specialist (PPSC)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • NG360° Golf Performance Specialist (NG360° GPS)
  • Functional Golf Specialist (FGS) through the Gray Institute
  • Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified
  • Graston (IASTM) Certified
  • Functional Dry Needling®/TDN Certified
  • Certified in Applied Functional Science (CAFS)
  • Certification in Functional Manual Reaction (FMR)
  • Certification in 3DMAPS (Movement Analysis & Performance System)
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 (Pn1)
  • Certified in Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation Training (PBFR)
  • Certified in Functional Movement Techniques (FMT)
  • FMT Basic & Performance (Kinesiology Taping)
  • FMT Compression Band
  • FMT Cupping
  • Certified Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms)
  • Certified in Body Tempering (BT-C)
  • Fellow of Applied Functional Science (FAFS)
  • Foundations of Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
  • Certified Sleep Coach
  • Foot/Ankle Specialization through the Gray Institute
  • SuperSpeed Golf Level 1 Certified (Can you put this under Titleist Performance Institute, so all of the golf stuff is together)