Masters of Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology
Contemporary Medical Acupuncture
Certified Specialist in Muscle Activation Techniques
Mat graduated from the Masters of Physiotherapy program at McMaster University after completing an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education at Wilfrid Laurier University.
He has completed the McMaster University Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program, furthering the breadth of his physiotherapy skill set. He has extensive knowledge of the neurophysiological basis of acupuncture, as well as electroacupuncture, motor point and dry needling techniques.
Mat is also a certified Specialist in Muscle Activation Techniques. Through this technique, he is able to effectively identify and treat muscle imbalances that may be causing dysfunction in the body. He is currently working on his Master Specialist designation in Muscle Activation Techniques.
Mat continues to work on his manual therapy skill set. He has completed advanced courses in Soft Tissue Release as well as the Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy level 1. To supplement his physiotherapy education and experience, Mat has over 15 years of experience in exercise training. He is an expert in helping people improve their movement capabilities by increasing mobility, strength and motor control.
Mat has experience treating individuals with a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries and dysfunctions. His holistic approach aims to address the root cause of clients’ issues in order to help decrease pain, minimize injury recurrence and improve performance.