Eric began his career in physical therapy as a US Navy trained physical therapy assistant 2001-2004. He earned the Navy Achievement medal for outstanding service. He graduated from Sonoma State University, Summa Cum Laude, in 2009 with a B.S degree in Kinesiology. He earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Washington graduating in 2013. He has completed education in various manual therapy techniques for treatment of the neck and spine. He has also studied advanced lower extremity biomechanics and their application to walking and running. His outside interests include playing guitar in various band projects, long boarding, and hanging with his 2 young kiddos.