Dr. Matt Haberl, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS, FAAOMPT
Dr. Matt Haberl is a Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Specialist and professional educator. He graduated from Simpson College in Indianola, IA in 2004 with his Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training and Exercise Science. While at Simpson College he was a part of the playoff contending Simpson Storm Football Team and became Certified in Strength and Conditioning through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Interested in continued pursuit of further professional growth he went on to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program graduating in 2008. Here he had the opportunity to complete a clinical internship at the United States Coast Guard training and treating our cadets as they went through their summer boot camp.
Dr. Haberl then completed his Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Training in 2010 and his Fellowship in Manual Therapy with Evidence in Motion in 2012. He specializes in neuromusculoskeletal (a tongue twister!) rehabilitation and prevention of injuries. He offers a unique perspective to restoring an individual’s optimal pain free movement with the use of the Functional Movement Screen, Selective Functional Movement Assessment, integrating a variety of different manual therapy techniques including functional dry needling, joint manipulation and mobilization, hands on and instrumented assisted soft tissue mobilization complimented with a variety of corrective exercises with the use of a variety of tools (TRX, Kettle Balls, Sports Bands, Med Balls, Foam Rollers, etc.)
In addition to seeing individuals at Unity Fitness, he also treats patients at the La Crosse Wellness Center. He sees a variety of patients from acute low back and neck pain and sports related injuries in a vast array of patients from youth sports to semi-pro athletes and our middle age working population.
Outside of the sports rehabilitation and enhancement he does specialize in more persistent pain populations including chronic low back pain, neck pain, headaches and migraines, fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome ect.
Dr. Haberl’s moto in life is “Move Freely, Move Often and enjoy every minute of it!” Come get moving today.