The Pure Physio Team
BRIDGING THE GAP FROM REHAB TO PERFORMANCE.
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.
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.
Dr. Ryan Summers is a physical therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist located in the greater Cleveland area. Prior to arriving in Cleveland, Ryan spent four years traveling and practicing throughout the United States, from Hawaii to Boston, Seattle to Richmond, and various other cities in between.
Working with dozens of gyms and hundred of athletes in his career has allowed him refine the toolbox of skills he uses to help you achieve your goals.
Furthermore, he has experience working in a multitude of sports rehabilitation and orthopedic outpatient clinics with patients ranging from the elderly to elite athletes to Special Operations Forces at Fort Bragg.
This extensive level of experience has allowed Ryan to develop a reputation within the community that very few people can match. Through a commitment to the process and utilization of his unique skill set, he strives to be the compass that guides you to a life of optimal performance and improved overall well-being.
Dr. Danielle Lawson, PT, DPT received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Cleveland State University. For her undergraduate studies, she attended the University of Missouri with a major in Health Sciences and a minor in Nutrition. Danielle was certified in dry needling by the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine in 2019. 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. Danielle believes a large majority of the populations’ aches and pains can be resolved through movement education and practice.
Danielle grew up in Wildwood, Missouri with a passion for sports and played soccer at a competitive level through high school. She found interest in physical therapy after experiencing the benefits first-hand due to a hip fracture. In her spare time she enjoys CrossFit, Olympic weight lifting, snowboarding, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog.
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.