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Matthew Wood, PT

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Matthew Wood, PT, MPT, is a licensed physical therapist and certified manual therapist. His clinical interests include rehabilitation of neck and lower back dysfunctions. He has been with OA since 2011.

I am a believer in making each patient interaction count. Whether it is hands-on treatment to decrease pain or improve mobility, exercise prescription, education, or therapist/patient goal setting, they are all equally important parts to optimize each session. I have found this approach improves overall satisfaction, and positive outcomes.”

Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed physical therapist
  • Manual therapy certification
  • TPI Golf L2 medical provider certified
  • SFMA movement assessment certified
  • FMS movement screen certified
  • Graston certified

Education & Training

  • University of New England, MPT, Biddeford, ME
  • The Manual Therapy Institute, residency in manual therapy, Park City, UT

Other

  • Specialty areas include golf rehabilitation and treatment of TMJ pain and dysfunction

Continuing Education Units

  • PNF 1, Vicky Saliba Johnson, Institute of Physical Art, 2016
  • Fascial Movement Taping/Rocktape, 2015
  • Crossfit Movement and Mobility trainer course, 2015
  • McKenzie Part C : Advanced Lumbar and Lower Extremity, 2015
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) certified, 2015
  • McKenzie Part A MDT The Lumbar Spine Dr Yoav Suprun, 2014
  • Dizziness and Balance Issues in Persons Post Concussion and with Traumatic Brain Injury, 2014
  • DNS Golf Sports Specific Course, Zuzana Susan PT, Prague school, 2013
  • Graston Certified, 2013
  • Graston Technique M2 Advanced Training, Jacqueline Shakar, 2013
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Course A, DNS according to Kolar. The Prague School, 2013
  • Building the Ultimate Back, From Rehabilitation to Ultimate Performance, Dr. Stuart Mcgill, 2012
  • SFMA Advanced Seminar: Advanced Clinical Intergration, Phil Plisky, 2012
  • Titleist Performance Institute Level 2 Certified Medical Professional, 2012
  • SFMA: Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Evidence-Based Clinical Model to Address Regional Interdependence, 2012
  • Graston Technique M1, Michael Arnolt, Jacqueline Shakar, 2012
  • TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, 2011
  • Titleist Performance Institute L1 Golf Fitness Instructor Seminar, 2011
  • Functional Movement Screen FMS, 2011
  • Recent Advances in Evidence-Based Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder, Mike Reinold, 2011
  • Manual Skills for the Upper Quarter-Clinical Pearls, Cross Country Education, 2010
  • *Received manual therapy certification through MTI, 2010
  • Integrated treatment concepts, MTI, 2010
  • Advanced Lumbar, Cervical and Extremities, MTI, 2010
  • Exercise therapy, MTI, 2009
  • Introduction to joint manipulation, MTI, 2009
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Adverse Neural Tissue Tension, MTI, 2009
  • Evaluation and Treatment of the Thoracic spine, MTI, 2008
  • Evaluation and Treatment of the Extremities, MTI, 2008
  • Evaluation and Treatment of the Cervical spine, MTI, 2008
  • Evaluation and Treatment of the Lumbar spine, MTI, 2007
  • Foundations in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, MTI, 2007
  • MTI Residency Coursework, 2007-2010
  • MT-2 Basic Spinal Course, Maitland, 2006
  • Mulligan Concept-Lower Quadrant, Mobilizations with Movement, ‘NAGS’, ‘SNAGS’ & More, 2005
  • McConnell Approach to the problem knee and shoulder, Mary Kroth Brunet MS, PT, 2005

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