Matthew Whittaker

Written by Emanuel | 25/07/2022

Matthew graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2019. Thereafter he completed his community service year at Thelle Mogoerane regional hospital, located in the east rand of Johannesburg where he assisted in the management of the orthopaedic and musculoskeletal clinic amongst other hospital and community health programmes.

He gained invaluable experience treating a wide spectrum of conditions and pathologies over the past two years working on a sessional basis at the state hospital of his community service year as well as part time in a private physiotherapy clinic setting. He has a passionate interest in sports related conditions, musculoskeletal pathologies, pain management and orthopaedics of which he is currently progressing and refining whilst residing in the Western Cape.
Matthew has completed multiple post graduate courses, both locally and internationally. These include a Pilates for physiotherapists level 1, dry needling, rehabilitation post-elective orthopaedic surgery, concussion management as well as a multimodal approach to exercise and function without pain.

Matthew emphasizes a holistic approach to guiding each individual to achieve their personal goals as well as an optimum state of wellness. He is enthusiastic and energetic about interpersonal relationships. His hobbies include recreational participation in multiple sporting codes, quality time with those close to him, hiking, wildlife viewing, finances, photography and down-time watching movies and series.