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Matthew Harris
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I have worked as a Physical Therapist in a variety of settings and now focus on pelvic floor, pregnancy/post-partum and cancer-related diagnoses. I am fortunate enough to spend one-on-one time treating patients and helping them improve their quality of life. I am certified in Level I and II Trigger Point Dry Needling. Continuing Education includes Cancer Rehab: Bridging the Gap Between Medical Prognosis and Physical Realities, The Vulvodynia Conundrum, IPA's Back Education Training, International Pelvic Pain Society's 3-day Physical Therapy Conference, IPPS 2005 Annual Conference, Pilates Method of Body Conditioning for PTs, Instructor Training in Prenatal & Postpartum Exercise, Women's Health and Stress Management, Beyond Kegels: Evaluation and Treatment of Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction & Incontinence, Medical Screening & Differential Diagnosis, Myofascial Release: A Total Body Approach, Sports PT Skills, Strain/Counterstrain, Manual Therapy II.
Physical Therapist/Exercise Instructor Apr 2007Present DeKalb Medical Center Decatur, GA Design and teach an exercise class for people who have had cancer diagnoses. Assess participants in one-on-one sessions and educate them on safe performance of home and class exercises. Act as a Physical Therapy consultant for patients of DMC's Cancer Center.
Physical Therapist Jan 2007Present Decatur Hand and Physical Therapy Specialists Decatur, GA Focus on pelvic floor physical therapy, evaluation and treatment of male and female patients with pelvic pain, urinary and fecal incontinence and women during pregnancy and postpartum. Treat patients with cancer-related fatigue, pain and/or dysfunction as well as patients with orthopedic dysfunctions. Assist patients to improve their quality of life through patient and family education, therapeutic exercise, modalities and manual therapy. Market to health care practitioners and provide education to the community as well as guest lecture at local universities.
Physical Therapist/Rehab Specialist Feb 2003Jan 2007 DeKalb Medical Center Decatur, GA Evaluation and treatment of outpatients with orthopedic and neurological diagnoses, as well as treatment of pregnancy and post-partum related pain, pelvic pain and incontinence. Involved in committees including Rehab Solutions for Women, Outpatient Marketing and Improvement of Performance. From 4/04-11/05 worked as a Rehab Specialist, a leadership role focusing on peer review, mentoring programs, clinical education and staff development. Clinical instructor for Physical Therapy students. 
Staff Physical Therapist Mar 1999Oct 2002 Largo Medical Center Largo, FL Evaluation and treatment of outpatients with orthopedic and neurological disorders, including chronic pain and worker's compensation injuries. Developed program for patients with urinary incontinence and provided community education seminars on this topic. Assisted in development of Quality Improvement projects for patient satisfaction and pain in the outpatient setting. Developed patient education handout used by both inpatient and outpatient therapists. Developed a home exercise program for post-partum mothers upon discharge from The Baby Place maternity. Clinical instructor for Physical Therapy students. Nominated for hospital's annual Frist Humanitarian Award. 
Senior Staff Physical Therapist Feb 1997Feb 1999 Clearwater Community Hospital Clearwater, FL Evaluation and treatment of outpatients, acute care and skilled nursing patients with various orthopedic, neurological and medical diagnoses. Initiated, marketed and coordinated urinary incontinence program, including presentations to the community. Provided educational programs to the community on fibromyalgia and acted as a Clinical Instructor for Physical Therapy students.
Staff Physical Therapist Oct 1995Feb 1997 Mariner of Clearwater Nursing Center Clearwater, FL Evaluation and treatment of sub-acute and long-term patients with a variety of orthopedic, neurological and medical diagnoses. Participation in wound care treatment team and rounds, restorative and restraint reduction committees. Supervising Rehab staff on weekends. 
Master's Certificate in Women's Health : Physical Therapy May 2002 Texas Women's University Denton, TX
Bachelor of Science : Physical Therapy May 1995 University of Vermont Burlington, VT
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Previous Companies:

  • DeKalb Medical Center
  • Decatur Hand and Physical Therapy Specialists
  • Largo Medical Center

Previous Job Positions:

  • Physical Therapist
  • Exercise Instructor
  • Rehab Specialist
  • Staff Physical Therapist
  • Senior Staff Physical Therapist


  • Texas Women's University
  • University of Vermont

Level of Education:

  • Master's Certificate in Women's Health
  • Bachelor of Science

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