Matt Schumacher, PT, DPT 

Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Manual Therapy Certification through Evidence in Motion
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Assistant Professor

Biography

Matt Schumacher attended the University of Mary receiving a Bachelor of University Studies in 2013 and a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2016. Dr. Schumacher completed a Manual Therapy Certification through Evidence in Motion in 2018 acquiring advanced training in mobilization and manipulation techniques for common diagnoses of the spine and extremities. In addition, Dr. Schumacher passed an examination from the National Strength and Conditioning Association with the designation of a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, providing advanced knowledge with designing and implementing safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs. In 2019, Dr. Schumacher became a Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Currently, Dr. Schumacher is in the process of completing a Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy through Bellin College, where less than 1% of physical therapists in the United States hold this designation. In the future, he plans on pursuing a Doctor of Science.

Dr. Schumacher has experience in the orthopedic clinical setting working with individuals following post-operative procedures, sports medicine rehabilitation, and orthopedic injuries/ailments of the spine and extremities. Dr. Schumacher’s primary research interest is focused on orthopedics and higher-level orthopedic training (residency and fellowships). He is a current member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists.

Dr. Schumacher is married to his wife, Tasha, who is a University of Mary graduate in Occupational Therapy. They have one child together, Noah. In his free time, Matt enjoys staying active and spending time with family and friends.