Matt Scotton, PT, DPT, LAT, ATC, CSCS
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Matt Scotton serves as a physical therapist and athletic trainer for Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy, as well as owner and clinic manager for Kinetic Edge – Newton & Colfax. He is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist. His mission is to improve the health and quality of life of as many people as possible.
Matt loves to explore nature and human performance. He’s explored his own physical abilities by competing in ultra-distance endurance bicycle and running races in the Midwest, Colorado, and Alaska since 2009. He’s a 2-time Leadman and a 2-time 70.3-mile Ironman who loves to help people achieve big goals.
Matt earned his Bachelor’s degree from Central College, his Master’s from the University of Iowa, and his Doctorate from Des Moines University. Matt and his wife, Sandy, live in Newton and have two daughters; Kora (a Physical Therapist at Kinetic Edge – Ames) and Hannah (a first grade teacher in Newton).
FUN FACTS ABOUT MATT:
- Food he’d eat for the rest of his life: Beef
- Something on his bucket list: Run on every continent
- Celebrity he hopes will do therapy at Kinetic Edge: George Brett. He was my childhood hero, the greatest player on my favorite team, and a great story-teller with a passion for the greatest game the world has ever known.