Matt completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington. During his clinical experience with the Sports Medicine and Extremities team at The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital in Salt Lake City, Matt was exposed to a wide variety of surgical and non-surgical conditions and developed a solid foundation for the assessment and treatment of orthopedic conditions related to the extremities.
Matt has developed a specific interest focus in biomechanics and how impairments at one level or joint affect other body structures. More specifically, he has a particular interest in the relationship of cervical/thoracic spine mechanics and upper extremity conditions. Prior to completing his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree, Matt obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Matt is an avid rock climber, telemark/backcountry skier and mountain biker. Matt regularly practices yoga and enjoys frequent adventures in the mountains with his family and their two labs.
Click Here to read Kelsey K. Sather‘s Worker’s Wo/Manual Interview with Matt. The Worker’s Wo/Manual is an interview series with health and fitness professionals about bolstering athletic performance and overall wellness.
Though most of the questions will relate to athletes of all genders, there will always be questions specific to the female body. The hope is to empower women and men through knowledge as they pursue their best selves in sport and life.
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