Matt McManus with Paul Katz.

  • Balance the head on top of the spine through a healthy neutral posture. 
  • Enable freedom of motion and clarity of thought through dissociative exercises. 


With every year of playing, you want to relax one more muscle. Why? Because the more tense you are, the less you can hear. Yo-Yo Ma

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Featured Teacher Bio: Matt McManus

Matt McManus, PT, is a Regional Clinical Director for Professional Physical Therapy. A 1997 graduate of Northeastern University, Matt has been managing the Boston region for the past decade and has been directly involved in its growth to now 7 offices. He has spent his entire career in private practice, specializing in orthopedics, sports medicine, and spine. He is also a former owner of ProEx Physical Therapy, a very successful outpatient practice, founded in 2001. Matt has been invited to speak at several local institutions, including Boston University, Northeastern University, Bay State College, and Simmons College. Matt is currently on faculty of Boston University’s College of Health & Rehabilitation Science’s Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Program and has over 20 years of experience working with collegiate and professional athletes, professional and aspiring musicians, and local weekend warriors.