P4 Ep. 10: Steve Matta, D.O.

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In this episode…

Chad Bong interviews osteopathic physician, Dr. Steve Matta


Steve Matta, D.O. is a licensed and board certified physician in sports medicine and family medicine.  He completed his medical education at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  In his interview with Chad, Dr. Matta discusses his treatment style that integrates several strategies including: Functional Movement Screens (FMS), NeuroKinetic Therapy, Prolotherapy, and much more. Dr. Matta goes on to discuss the importance of healthy living habits such as diet, supplementation, and sleep.


Steve Matta, D.O.

Functional Movment Screen (Greg Cook)

NeuroKinetic Therapy

Functional Anatomy Seminars (Dr. Andreo Spina)

The Power of Habit

Show Notes

  • Dr. Matta’s Practice Style: Story, Problem, Solution (1:18)
  • SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment) (3:52)
  • NeuroKinetic Therapy (NKT) (10:03)
  • NKT Treatment Example (18:11)
  • Muscle/Nervous System “Releasing” (27:37)
  • Dr. Andreo Spina Functional Range Release (29:27)
  • Use it or Lose it: Massage and Activation to Change Motor Pattern (34:36)
  • Creating and Emphasizing Homework for Patients: Corrective Exercises (36:34)
  • Motivation and Accountability for Patients and Practitioners (45:04)
  • Dr. Matta’s Journey Towards Acupuncture and Current Treatment Style (1:02:49)
  • Prolotherapy (1:09:22)
  • Cons of NSAIDs (1:16:22)
  • Nurtition (1:19:41)
  • Supplementation and Vitamin D Deficiency (1:21:51)
  • Importance of Sleep and Effective Sleep Habits (1:25:58)
  • Coffee/Caffeine Supplementation (1:41:01)
  • Dr. Matta’s Contact Info (1:45:44)