THE PURE PHYSIO TEAM
BRIDGING THE GAP FROM REHAB TO PERFORMANCE.
Pure Physio is the company that builds connection and results through trust.
Trust that you can perform movements in ways that are built for you. This is done through our movement screen.
Trust that your rehab is designed with intent, based on what you need vs what you’ve been told you should do. This is done through our assessment process.
And the best part, exercises may be the least important thing we do.
Our solution takes into account the above, but digs down to a deeper connection with your physical therapist to help you uncover why your problems are problems.
REHAB. RECOVER. PERFORM.
Dr. Matthew C. Stevens PT, DPT graduated from Walsh University in 2010 with a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. He attended Baldwin-Wallace College for his undergraduate studies in Pre-Physical Therapy and Exercise Science, where he also played collegiate football for four years. His clinical expertise include outpatient orthopedics, post-operative rehabilitation and sports injuries. Matt was certified to perform dry needling by the American Dry Needling Institute in 2012. His post-graduate studies has been focused on manual therapy of the spine and extremities including Maitland and McKenzie techniques and diagnosis of shoulder pathology in throwing athletes.
In January 2015, Matt founded Pure Physio in Strongsville, Ohio to provide the community and Greater Cleveland area with the most innovative rehabilitation services. Matt’s ongoing commitment to education and training ensure that his patients receive the most current and effective treatments, including hands-on manual therapy, dry needling and corrective exercise. When Matt is not treating patients, he enjoys training for triathlons, cycling, crossfitting, water skiing, and practicing yoga.
Sarah Waiwood, PTA, MEd, AT, ATC, CSCS received her Bachelor of Arts from Baldwin Wallace University with a major in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Pre-Physical Therapy and a minor in Biology, where she also played volleyball for two years. Sarah went on to receive her Masters of Education specializing in Exercise Science from Cleveland State University in 2016. She furthered her education at Kent State University receiving an Associates of Applied Science for Physical Therapist Assistant in 2020. Sarah is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and certified in Dry Needling.
Sarah’s clinical experience is primarily in the orthopedic and sports setting where she’s treated a wide variety of conditions ranging from the post-operative individual to the elite athlete. Prior to joining the Pure Physio team, Sarah was a Certified Athletic Trainer at Baldwin Wallace University for six years working primarily with the volleyball, cross country, wrestling and lacrosse teams. She also has spent one year at Gilmour Academy. Sarah has an interest in return to sport and concussion return to play, as well as ACL return to play. In her spare time, she enjoys trail running, hiking, lifting, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Madison Weisbarth, PT, DPT received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of Dayton. For her undergraduate studies, she attended the Ohio University with a major in Exercise Physiology while working as a personal trainer. Madison is certified in dry needling by the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine in 2020. Her clinical experience is primarily in the orthopedic and sports setting where she’s treated a wide variety of conditions ranging from the post-operative individual to the elite athlete. She has a special interest in the return to sport athlete and concussion rehabilitation. Madison believes a large majority of the populations’ aches and pains can be resolved through movement education and practice.
Madison grew up in Broadview Heights, OH with a passion as a cheerleader and competitive gymnast. She found interest in physical therapy after experiencing the benefits first-hand due to shoulder repairs and a fractured neck. In her spare time she enjoys yoga, Pilates, hiking and reading.
IT’S YOUR JOURNEY.
DON’T BE ORDINARY.
If you ever want something to be great, love it.
These days it is cliché to say “do what you love and you will never work a day in your life.” Make no mistake about it, we chose to do what we do on purpose.
We love what we do. We are passionate about what we do.
We will let our patients decide if we are great at what we do.