Matthew Austin

Clinical/Applied Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Rehabilitation Sciences

College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
860.768.5567 D 410H

DPT, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

MSPT, Central Michigan University

BA, Michigan State University

  • Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Manual Therapy
Teaching Focus

Dr. Austin teaches orthopedic pathophysiology and in the musculoskeletal evaluation and interventions courses.

Dr. Austin has practiced physical therapy in outpatient orthopedic settings for over 20 years as a staff physical therapist, manager, and private clinic owner. His goal to provide others the opportunity to succeed and believes developing critical-thinking clinicians who utilize an evidence-based approach to physical therapy care.

Professional Interests Focus

Dr. Austin’s interest areas include evidence-based medicine, physical therapy education, musculoskeletal injury in the marching arts, and the role of manual therapy in musculoskeletal care.