Chris Donato
Chris Donato

Chris Donato

Physical Therapist

  • BS in Exercise Science, Sacred Heart University
  • DPT, Sacred Heart University
Chris Donato

New Canaan


“I strive to empower people to live a better life, optimize their function, and motivate them to achieve and exceed their goals.”

Chris Donato, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist based in New Canaan who enjoys working with all populations. He specializes in working with athletes, especially overhead athletes, drawing from his time playing five years of club baseball at Sacred Heart University.

Prior to joining Performance, Chris completed a 10-week clinical rotation with the San Francisco Giants, working with professional baseball players to help optimize their recovery and return to sport. At the same time, he pushed them to perform at the highest possible level while relying on sustainable improvements to enhance their athletic performance.

Chris carries over his athletic mindset to motivate all kinds of clients and problem solve efficiently, and he enjoys utilizing his hands-on clinical skills to improve client outcomes. His ability to listen and understand the client allows him to find salient ways to overcome all obstacles and enhance their recovery process.

In his off time, Chris enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching baseball and playing softball.

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