PT, MS, OCS, CFMT, CKTP
Matt is a native of South Carolina where he graduated from Clemson University (BS Financial Management) and the Medical University of South Carolina (Doctor of Physical Therapy). After finishing at MUSC, he moved to New York to practice at the Burke Rehabilitation Hospital (outpatient department) while his wife was completing her education as a physical therapist. While there, he was introduced to the Institute of Physical Art (IPA) and their philosophy of Functional Manual TherapyTM. After taking several courses from them, Matt and his wife moved to South Carolina so that he could train under Tim Crunk, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, CFMT, FAAOMPT as a part of the IPA Orthopaedic Functional Manual Therapy Residency. After completing this residency, Matt became a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist in physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He then went on to successfully pass the rigorous examination process to become a Certified Functional Manual TherapistTM (through the IPA) and passed with distinction. Matt and his wife then moved to Steamboat Springs, Colorado so that he could complete a fellowship under the direction of Gregory Johnson, PT, FFCFMT, FAAOMPT and Brent Yamashita PT, FFMT, FAAOMPT. After completing his fellowship, Matt has been recognized as a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapists. In addition to practicing physical therapy, Matt travels the country to teach continuing education with Comprehensive Manual Therapy Seminars and the Institute of Physical Art. He lives in California with his wife and two sons and works at Balance Physical Therapy & Human Performance Center, Inc. in Salinas.
DPT, OCS, FFMT, FAAOMPT
Dr. Tim Crunk is owner of Crunk Physical Therapy, PC located in Greenville, SC and co-owner of Crunkeyser, LLC Comprehensive Manual Therapy Seminars. He has been teaching various manual therapy courses across the country for the past 20 years. He serves as board member and examiner for the Functional Manual Therapy Certification (CFMT) offered through the Institute of Physical Art (IPA). He also serves as site director for American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) approved residency training programs and serves as APTA Fellowship Faculty through the IPA. Dr. Crunk has served as an Adjunct Professor for the University of Delaware DPT program and Touro College Advanced Masters program. Dr. Crunk graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. degree in Physical Therapy. Soon after he received his Certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Dr. Crunk completed his Advanced Masters in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy with an emphasis in Manual Therapy through Touro College School of Health Sciences in Bay Shore, NY and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA. He is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedics (OCS) through the APTA, a Certified Functional Manual TherapistTM with Distinction (CFMT) through the IPA and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT). Dr. Crunk is also certified in Functional Dry Needling through Kinecticore. He is a previous collegiate athlete in cross country and rugby and was a competitive triathlete and cyclist for many years. He now enjoys running to keep active.
PT, DPT, MS, OCS, CFMT, FAAOMPT
Kent Keyser graduated from the Cal State University Northridge Physical Therapy Program in 1978. He has worked primarily in sports physical therapy / athletic training and orthopedic manual therapy in the Northwest since 1978. Mr. Keyser continued his post-graduate education with graduate studies in kinesiology, athletic training and anatomy, and earned a Masters of Science degree in Human Anatomy from the University of Oregon. He has taken over 275 continuing education courses and is certified at the advanced level in manipulative therapy through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT), for which he is a BOD/faculty/clinical instructor. Mr. Keyser is also a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist through the APTA, and has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT) for 12 years. Mr. Keyser first attended FO I with Gregg Johnson in 1985, has been teaching FO I for the Institute of Physical Art since 1989, and is currently a Primary Instructor. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) program with IPA. Presently, Mr. Keyser provides outpatient care at his private practice in Eugene, OR. He teaches part time at the University of Oregon in the graduate program for Exercise and Movement Sciences, and teaches continuing education courses for several providers, including adjunct faculty work for Touro College of Health Sciences, Bay Shore, NY. He enjoys camping with his family which now includes two beautiful grandchildren.
MS, PT, OCS, COMT, ATC, CKTP, FFCFMT, FAAOMPT
James is a licensed Physical Therapist and is the clinic manager and partner at
Allen Sports and SpineCare, L.L.P. in Allen, TX. A native of Texas, he received his
Physical Therapy degree from Texas Woman’s University (TWU) of Dallas in 1997.
Prior to entering Physical Therapy, James served six years in the U.S. Air Force and is a
Gulf War Veteran. He currently teaches nationally for CrunKeyser as a level 1 instructor FMT Foundations and teaches as adjunct faculty at The University of North Texas
Physical Therapy school in Ft. Worth, Texas. James achieved board certification in 2010 by the American Physical Therapy Association as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) and in 2006 he obtained recognition as a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT).
In 2013 he received recognition as a Certified Kinesiotape Practitioner (CKTP). Currently, he is enrolled at Texas Tech University of Health Science perusing his Doctorate of Science (ScD) and is a candidate (c) for graduation in 2017. James has over 18 years of experience treating patients with general orthopedic injuries sustained from work, sports and play. He specializes in the treatment of spine, shoulder and knee injuries and has worked with high school, collegiate, professional and Olympic caliber athletes during his career. Additionally he is actively involved in state and national causes as a delegate to APTA national convention in 2016 representing Texas and its concerns.
James and his wife live in Plano along with their two children. In his spare time, he
enjoys bird hunting, woodworking and home improvement projects.
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