Christopher Baker

Dr. Baker is the Clinic Director in San Marcos and is a co-owner of Texas Physical Therapy Specialists.

Christopher Baker earned his Bachelor of Science at Texas A&M University in Biomedical Science, his Masters of Science (MS) at Texas A&M University in Nutrition, his Master of Science from Texas State University in Physical Therapy, his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree (DC) from Texas Chiropractic College, his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the Evidence In Motion Institute of Health Professions, and his Diplomate Board Certification in Clinical Nutrition with the American Board of Clinical Nutrition (DACBN).  He has authored many papers in the area of clinical nutrition and physical medicine practice and has been published in refereed journals and non-refereed monthly publications as well. He is Certified in Acupuncture, Manipulation Under Anesthesia and Trigger Point Dry Needling.

Dr. Baker has focused on injury assessment and treatment in the area of sports, back pain, and associated fibromyalgia-type challenges with patients. He enjoys integrating clinical nutrition with his manual-therapy based approach to functional recovery and treatment of musculoskeletal pain. He also focuses on injury prevention, work-force injury reduction, empowering patients with self-care and how to prevent injury prior to occurrence, focusing on health care cost reduction for patients and employers. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Texas Physical Therapy Association, and the Orthopedics Section of the APTA.

Dr. Baker is a man of faith, is married to Leah and has four children, two boys and two girls. His family travels together as a German Polka Band and has performed in several states. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor sports, canoeing, traveling, farming and hunting. He is involved in several service organizations including Rotary, Crimestoppers, San Marcos Oktoberfest, Chamber of Commerce and Texas State University Performing Arts Center. He serves in the Civil Air Patrol where he serves the local and state community in emergency services and disaster relief missions.