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Dr. Matthew Perry, Physical Therapist

The "A.N.-Team Strategy" Since 2017
Dr. Matthew Perry, Physical Therapist, Owner and Operator of Auto-Ness Physical Therapy

I graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT), and I also hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology (human movement). I’ve worked with and training many populations from general fitness to athletic populations to elderly in a wide variety of sports and rehabilitation settings since 2014.

I have a passion for exercise science and use a functional hands-on approach to movement and improving the overall health of the members in our community.

I specialize in a functional movement approach that combines real world movements that you are required to perform and your goals to immediately translate into your everyday life. I consider anyone who enjoys pain free movement to be capable in enjoying a high quality of life.

Dr. Matthew Perry, PT, DPT specializes in:

Manual Therapy and soft tissue mobilization (a form of massage to directly make an impact on the tissues).

Functional Movement Systems Certified (FMS) and take a functional approach to help you by implementing a multifaceted treatment model to assist with healing both inside and outside of physical treatment sessions! This includes prescribing a personalized treatment plan to augment treatments along with 24-hour secure text messaging services while you are away on vacations or are in between treatment sessions.
Dr. Perry has taken continuing education seminar courses in Evaluation and Advanced Manipulation of the: cranio-facial region, cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine to ensure a skilled touch in complex areas.

Dr. Perry has completed continuing education in Myofascial Manipulation.

Dr. Perry has completed continuing education in Ergonomic assessments.

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Dr. Kevin Grayson Physical Therapist

The "A.N.-Team Strategy" Since 2017

We recognize that is important for each and every patient to get the highest level of treatment and attention available. That is why our team has been building slowly and deliberately for over 6 years. Teamed up with the leadership of Dr. Matthew Perry, PT, DPT is Dr. Kevin Grayson PT, DPT.

Dr. Kevin Grayson PT, DPT specializes in:

Post operative care: total knee replacement, hip replacement, ACL recovery, rotator cuff repairs

Certified in Myofascial Manipulation

Extremity Evaluation and Manipulation

Extremity Integration; Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation

Advanced Evaluation and Manipulation of the Pelvis

Cervical and Upper Thoracic Spine and Functional Analysis and Management of the Lumbo-Pelvic Hip Complex

Dr. Kevin Grayson, PT, DPT, received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, California. Prior to his graduate program, he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in chemistry from the University of Washington in Seattle. His Doctorate program provided him with a strong background in manual therapy and extensive training in the evaluation of musculoskeletal injuries. Throughout his Doctorate program, Dr. Kevin enjoyed playing recreational soccer, surfing, and working as a teaching assistant and tutor for the spinal manipulation courses. He has taken advanced courses in orthopedic physical therapy including Advanced Evaluation and Manipulation of Pelvis, Lumbar, and Thoracic Spine, Cervical, and Upper Thoracic Spine; Functional Analysis and Management of the Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex; and Myofascial Manipulation. Although his background is in orthopedic manual therapy, Dr. Kevin utilizes numerous treatment techniques including myofascial decompression (cupping), pin and stretch, active muscle pumping, muscle energy, trigger point release, and exercise-based interventions. Dr. Kevin grew up in Seattle, Washington where he developed his passion for the outdoors. He has been an avid snowboarder for twenty-two years and has always been a multi-sport enthusiast. Having participated in sports for most of his life including soccer, football, baseball, and tennis, Dr. Kevin enjoys working with athletes of all ages. He uses his experience working with patients in a variety of settings including acute care, acute rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation, and vestibular rehabilitation to provide individualized treatment plans with a focus on return to meaningful activities and optimal function.

Dr. Kevin believes that although injuries may often be similar, each patient deserves a comprehensive and personalized rehabilitation plan. Dr. Kevin has a passion for physical therapy because he can give patients the tools and the knowledge to help manage their pain and dysfunction, all while creating meaningful and lasting relationships. In his free time, Dr. Kevin enjoys exploring and surfing the San Diego beaches with his son and golden retriever.

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Dr. Jina Oliphant, PT, DPT

The "A.N.-Team Strategy" Since 2017

We recognize that is important for each and every patient to get the highest level of treatment and attention available. That is why our team has been building slowly and deliberately for over 6 years.

Introducing Dr. Jina Oliphant, Doctor of Physical Therapy!

Dr. Oliphant specializes in:

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

Applied Functional Systems

Movement Systems of the Knee

Movement Systems for Runners

Shoulder Evaluation, Diagnostic, Treatment Approaches

Meet Dr. Jina Oliphant, PT, DPT, a highly skilled Doctor of Physical Therapy dedicated to helping individuals regain their physical well-being and achieve optimal movement and function. Dr. Oliphant completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Prior to that, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from San Diego State University.
Having personally overcome a knee injury during a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament, Dr. Oliphant found her true calling in physical therapy. Her transformative journey inspired her to help others improve their quality of life and return to the activities they love. With a compassionate and patient-centered approach, she combines manual therapy techniques and personalized functional exercises to create holistic and effective treatment plans.
Outside of her professional life, Dr. Oliphant continues her passion for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as a black belt. Her firsthand experience in intense physical activity further drives her commitment to assisting athletes and individuals of all backgrounds in optimizing their physical performance.

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Ready to take the first step towards a healthier, more active life? Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation. Your journey to wellness starts here.

Dr. Matthew Perry, PT, DPT, is the founder of Auto-Ness Physical Therapy, based in San Diego. Holding a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Dr. Perry has been involved in the field since 2014. His practice encompasses a broad range of patient populations, including general fitness enthusiasts, athletes, and the elderly.

His approach to treatment integrates advanced exercise science with a functional, hands-on methodology. This approach aligns real-world movements with individual treatment goals, ensuring the immediate application of therapeutic benefits into everyday life.

Key Areas of Expertise:

– Manual Therapy and Soft Tissue Mobilization: Dr. Perry is skilled in manual therapy techniques, focusing on targeted massage that has a direct impact on affected tissues.

– Functional Movement Systems (FMS) Certified: He is certified in Functional Movement Systems, adopting a comprehensive treatment model that not only addresses immediate issues but also promotes healing outside of treatment sessions.

– Advanced Training: Committed to staying updated in the field, Dr. Perry has undertaken additional training courses in evaluating and treating the cranio-facial region and the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.

– Myofascial Manipulation: Dr. Perry has received specialized training in myofascial manipulation, which focuses on releasing and mobilizing fascia to improve mobility and alleviate pain.

– Ergonomic Assessments: In addition to his therapeutic skills, Dr. Perry is knowledgeable in ergonomic assessments, advising on workspace setups to mitigate physical strain and enhance comfort.

Beyond his technical expertise, what sets Dr. Perry apart is his dedication to individualized care and patient education. His practice at Auto-Ness Physical Therapy aims to empower patients to lead an active, pain-free life by understanding and taking control of their health.

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