Matt graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Georgia in 1991. He is certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine (Cert. M.D.T.) from the McKenzie Institute U.S.A. He is certified in Spinal Manipulative Therapy (Cert. S.M.T.) from the Spinal Manipulation Institute. He is a member of the McKenzie Institute U.S.A., the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), and the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG).