Matt attended Ithaca College from 2007-2013 where he earned his physical therapy doctorate degree in 2013. He continued his education by accepting an opportunity to work for Carolinas HealthCare System where he pursued and completed the Orthopedic Residency Program in 2015. In addition, he is a Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist, which allows him to practice advanced musculoskeletal dry needling therapy. Today, he is recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association as a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. His dynamic training allows him to incorporate trigger point dry needling, manual therapy, mechanical diagnosis therapy, neuromuscular re-education, and injury prevention/performance enhancement in his treatment approach.
Matt has a diverse athletic background playing and studying a variety of sports. His resume includes experience with football, mixed martial arts, wrestling, ice hockey, baseball, and basketball, just to name a few. He is accustomed to working through athletic injuries of all kinds and has firsthand experience as a lifelong athlete who also played football at the collegiate level throughout his time at Ithaca College. His thirst for knowledge drives him to continuously expand his horizons and has led him to become very active within the Charlotte fitness community. He currently works with athletes recovering from overtraining/overuse injuries, including but not limited to back, neck, hip and shoulder pain. Matt utilizes a functional movement assessment approach and is able to quickly and accurately identify limitations which may be hindering athletic performance or increasing risk for injury. He has enjoyed his journey so far and looks forward to his future as the owner of PowerPhysio, LLC.
Matt Crandall is the owner and founder of PowerPhysio LLC, located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Matt’s primary goal in creating his private business is to help athletes and active adults achieve personal goals by resolving acute or chronic limitations that are limiting progress athletically or on a daily basis. He specializes in creating personalized treatment plans that will maximize movement and body potential, ultimately leading his patients toward a happier, healthier and more powerful life. In order to demonstrate everything PowerPhysio can offer, Matt encourages anyone interested in his services to join him for a free “discovery session” where he will discuss and outline an individualized action plan for each patient. His strengths lie in his ability to connect with people from various backgrounds; he is passionate about helping his patients succeed, whether that means enhancing athletic performance or simply being more comfortable on a day to day basis.