At Total Body Rehab, we help active adults and athletes get back to their favorite activities and sports, quickly and naturally. As a family-owned business, we invite you to join our family and learn a little more about us before your first visit. Please check out our bios below.
Matthew Strang, MOTR/L, CHT
Owner, Occupational Therapist, Certified Hand Therapist
Matt moved to Arizona from Michigan in 2008 after completing his Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Michigan University. He began working immediately in a hand therapy clinic working towards obtaining his specialty as a Certified Hand Therapist. In 2012 Matt and his wife Michelle decided to open Total Arm Rehab, a family owned therapy clinic specializing in outpatient rehabilitation for the upper extremity. In 2013 Matt completed his Certified Hand Therapy (CHT) from the Hand Therapy Certification Commission and continued to grow the practice throughout the East Valley. (Click here to learn why its important to see a CHT even when others say they work on hands.)
In 2018, with the practice growing and seeing the need to expand the family business to offer additional services, Total Arm Rehab became Total Body Rehab offering physical therapy services to active adults throughout our community. As the practice continues to grow, Matt and Michelle continue to strive to not only focus on patient outcomes like every other therapy company does, but also on providing an excellent customer experience that make our patients recommend us to their family and friends.
In Matt’s spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, trips to the family cabin up north, and all things sports!!!
J.A. Graves, PT, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Director of Physical Therapy
J.A. loves helping active adults and athletes stay active, stay fit and keep doing all of their favorite activities.
J.A. received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from Midwestern University in 2015. Since graduating, J.A. has furthered his studies with several post-graduate courses focusing on manual therapy and exercise for the shoulder, hip, knee, ankle and spine. He obtained his dry needling certification in 2015, ASTYM certification in 2018 and is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). J.A.’s treatment approach focuses on alleviating pain quickly and spending additional time fixing the real problem and returning clients to all of their favorite activities.
When not in the clinic, you can find J.A. spending time with his beautiful family including his wife Kim, daughter Presley, and son Brody, as well as their three dogs. J.A. also enjoys exercise, golfing and family vacations.
Dawn brings over 13 years of experience in Office Management, Billing Management, Insurance Management and now Marketing in a Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy clinic setting. She was born and raised in Chicago and moved to Arizona 2 ½ years ago to enjoy the warmer climate. She enjoys seeing patients experience the healing benefits of Occupational and Physical Therapy from exceptional Therapists!
Daylon is an Arizona native. After graduating from Gilbert High School, Daylon attended Carrington College where he studied Physical Therapy Technologies. Daylon has worked in physical therapy, massage and chiropractic offices helping with exercise supervision, modalities and most importantly, providing a good laugh.
Outside of work, Daylon enjoys spending time with friends and working on his saltwater aquarium. Daylon also loves all things hockey.
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