James Hawley, PT, Cert. MDT

James Hawley, PT, Cert. MDT

James Hawley, PT, Cert. MDT received his degree from Quinnipiac University in 1992. He went on to complete his certification of mechanical diagnosis and therapy from the McKenzie Institute of America. He has worked in multiple clinical environments but specializes in orthopaedics and sports physical therapy.

James' skills as the "athlete's physical therapist" have treated Olympians, professional sport figures, and the common weekend warrior. He is a member of the APTA, McKenzie Institute of America, and APTA of MA shoulder SIG (special interest group). He has practiced on Cape Cod since 1998. He founded Function First Physical Therapy, Inc. in 2005.

James is an avid runner and triathlete having completed multiple triathlons and marathons. His ultimate accomplishment was finishing the Lake Placid Ironman in 2012.

Keith Chagaris, PT, ATC, CSCS

Keith graduated from Norwood High School in 1985. He earned his associates degree in physical therapy at Newbury college in 1987. Keith received a degree in Physical Education with a concentration in Athletic Training from Bridgewater State in 1991. He has his national certification in athletic training and also works at Barnstable High School as the athletic trainer. He has worked at Function First for three years and he lives in Centerville. Keith has been on the Cape for about 20 years.