Photo: Kristen Matoba, PT, DPT

Kristen Matoba, PT, DPT, completed orthopedic clinical internships with Centura Health Penrose-St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Kaiser Permanente in San Marcos, California. Kristen has worked in various settings and her passion is for sports medicine.


  • Functional dry needling
  • Graston Technique
  • Orthopedics & sports medicine physical therapy


  • Bachelor's Degree in Health and Exercise Science-Sports Medicine: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy With an Emphasis in Manual Therapy: University of St. Augustine, San Marcos, CA


Her manual skills include joint and soft tissue mobilization, functional dry needling, Graston Technique and Kinesiotaping. Her focus is on finding the source of dysfunction, providing a healing touch, and encouraging healthy movement through corrective and functional exercise.