Matt grew up in Oregon City and was valedictorian and captain of the football and track teams at Oregon City High School. He then attended the University of Oregon and graduated with a BS in Human Physiology. After graduation, Matt married his high school sweetheart, Amanda, and moved to Omaha, NE where he earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Creighton University, graduating with honors. In 2009, Matt joined Therapeutic Associates as a staff PT in Lake Oswego and finished an APTA Orthopaedic Residency Program becoming a board-certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist. In 2012, Matt opened Therapeutic Associates Oregon City Physical Therapy, teaming up with fellow Oregon City native, Ryan Wells.
In 2013, Matt became a board-certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist to be able to better help athletes return to sport and train appropriately. Matt is trained in the NAIOMT program for manual therapy and is also Astym™ certified. He uses both the SFMA and FMS programs for movement assessment. Throughout his career, Matt has worked with athletes of all level including those competing in the Olympics, MLB, NFL, UFC and Division 1 athletes in football, basketball, soccer and volleyball. Matt also has a special interest in working post-amputation patients including veterans and first responders. He is passionate about community outreach and is the Chair of the PT For Humanity Committee, an arm of Therapeutic Associates aimed at global and local community service. Matt is also part of the men’s ministry team at his church, Grace Chapel, in Wilsonville.
He spends his free time with his wife and three daughters and enjoys golf, running, weightlifting, hiking and camping in the great Northwest.
Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Functional Movement Screen Certification
Selective Functional Movement Assessment Certification