Graston Technique is a form of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization or better known as IASTM. It is the utilization…
Dr. Matthew Shihab, DPT
Physical Therapist & Clinical Director
With a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from the University of Southern California, Matthew has dedicated years to the healthcare industry. His academic journey was marked by a well-rounded education, covering musculoskeletal assessment, neurorehabilitation, pediatric physical therapy, cardiopulmonary care, oncology care, and athlete/sport rehabilitation, among other specialized areas.
His extensive knowledge and clinical experience serve as the foundation for his multifaceted role at Core Performance Physical Therapy, where he proudly wears multiple hats as the Chief Operating Officer, Clinic Director, and a hands-on Physical Therapist.
As a COO, Matthew drives the strategic direction of our organization, foster innovation, and ensure excellence in patient care. His leadership and management skills, honed through years of experience, help steer our healthcare facility toward continued success.
As the Clinic Director, his role is multifaceted, encompassing the leadership of a diverse and talented team that includes physical therapists, aides, students, front office staff, billing professionals, marketing experts, and ancillary staff. He is dedicated to creating an environment where learning and growth thrive. As an APTA-certified Clinical Instructor, he passionately guides the next generation of physical therapists, instilling in them the values of patient-centered care and evidence-based practice. Matthew’s responsibilities extend beyond clinical guidance to ensure the efficient operation of the entire facility, promoting a holistic approach to healthcare delivery.
His clinical role focuses on orthopedic conditions across all age groups, employing a movement-based approach for precise diagnosis and tailored treatment plans. He is committed to optimizing the well-being of each patient, utilizing a wide array of skills acquired over years of practice.
Matthew’s journey in physical therapy has been marked by innovation, leadership, and a relentless pursuit of optimal patient outcomes. He is dedicated to ensuring that the healthcare services we provide at Core Performance Physical Therapy are of the highest quality and that we continually adapt to the evolving needs of our patients.