Dr. Matthew N. Smith, DC, CES
Dr. Smith received his Doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, CA where he graduated as Valedictorian of his class with Magna Cum Laude Honors. In addition to his education at Palmer West in traditional chiropractic methods, his specialties include Active Release Technique (Full Body Certified), Functional Range Conditioning (FR, FRC), Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, Postural Restoration Institute, Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Fascial Movement Taping (RockTape L2). He is a Corrective Exercise Specialist through The National Academy of Sports Medicine, highly trained in detailed biomechanical analysis and functional rehab exercise prescription.
Dr. Smith has been fortunate to have worked in renowned sports therapy clinics in Austin, Tx and San Jose, Ca providing care for elite athletes from the PGA, NBA, NFL, Professional Triathletes, Olympic Level Swimmers, Professional Tennis, Division 1 NCAA, Military and Law Enforcement Professionals. He has also been an attending physician at elite level sporting events including The CrossFit Games, The Ironman World Championships, and The North Face Endurance Challenge.
He has worked in the health and fitness industry for over 10 years teaching movement and performance strategies to athletes of all ages, levels, and activities. Dr. Smith is currently the on-site chiropractor for a major tech company in Downtown Palo Alto, CA and in the past, has provided his services as part of the on-site health and wellness teams at Google, Brocade, and Intuit Software.
Dr. Smith is an avid athlete who has competed his entire life in many different sports including football, baseball, CrossFit, Rock Climbing, and Trail Running. He believes that competing, training, and learning new skills as an athlete has helped him grow tremendously in the mental, emotional, and spiritual areas of his life. This is why he is deeply passionate about helping his patients experience the same personal growth through lives defined by movement, exploration, and success.