Dr. Matthew Lee DC
CSCS, ART, GISTM, FMT
Dr. Matthew Lee, is a Virginian by birth, and has spent most of his adult life in the DMV area. As a child he loved sports, but was prone to injury. As a result of his injuries, he knew that he wanted to help keep athletes healthy and performing at an optimal level. At the same time, he continued to play his favorite sport volleyball and do power lifting. He attended the University of Maryland and obtained his Bachelors in Public Health in Kinesiology. He later obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida. He is proficient in the Palmer package style of adjusting, as well as, Graston Technique, Active Release Technique, Full body levels 1 and 2, cupping, dry needling, and kinesiology taping. He also is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) with a certification from NSCA.
Dr. Matt’s treatment style often includes corrective exercises in addition to hands on treatment with the goal of not just pain relief but also resilience and prevention of future injuries. In the Fall of 2021 he moved to Florida for several months to intern under Eric Cressey, owner of CSP and head of performance for the NY Yankees. There, he gained experience working with athletes of all levels on rehabilitation, injury prevention, and training for performance. Cressey is known in the sporting world as an authority on shoulder health and biomechanics. Dr. Matt hopes to take what he learned at CSP to help his own patients and clients in their performance and wellness journeys.
Prior to obtaining his Doctor of Chiropractic degree, Matthew worked as a personal trainer at Lifetime Fitness and as an intern in various medical facilities ranging from hospital settings to on the field with the University of Maryland Football team’s sports medicine staff. He played boys varsity volleyball at Winston Churchill High School where he was the captain and honored with all county and player of the year awards. While also playing travel volleyball for the Maryland Volleyball Program junior Olympic team. He continued playing volleyball for the University of Maryland club team and still enjoys playing all forms of volleyball including 9man, grass and beach doubles, as well as indoor 6s and revco 4s.
In the Community he has volunteered at MANA as a food distributor, worked on various projects with the Boy Scouts of America, as well as the Chinese Community of Church in Washington DC. He loves Disney and enjoys watching movies, looking for new places to eat, and playing board games.