Matthew Okrainec

Matthew Okrainec B.Sc. Kin(Hons), MPT, CSCS


Matt graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2014 (with Honours and Great Distinction) and a Masters of Physical Therapy in 2016, where he was recognized as the Most Distinguished Graduate.

Upon Graduation from the School of Physical Therapy, Matt worked in the areas of Orthopaedics and Sport Rehabilitation in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He completed a Sports Physiotherapy Fellowship at the University of Saskatchewan with Huskie Athletics. Following his fellowship, Matt worked as a full-time therapist for Huskie Athletics at the University of Saskatchewan, where he managed all injuries and rehabilitation for the varsity football, track & field, and soccer programs. Prior to moving to Lethbridge Matt spent a year as a physiotherapist at the world-renowned Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Centre in London, Ontario. At Fowler Kennedy, Matt was able to work with a leading sport medicine team and gained experience in providing high quality, timely, comprehensive and compassionate care.

Matt is also Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and seeks to integrate these principles into his rehab programs. He strongly believes in using assessment and treatment strategies that are best evidence-based practice. Once your injury history and situation are understood, sessions usually focus towards education, load/activity management, and progressive exercise prescription. Matt looks forward to rehabbing all types of musculoskeletal injuries, but has a special interest in sports injury management, lower extremity injuries, post-op rehab, and individuals who are struggling with persistent pain complaints. The plan is always to get you back to what you want to do.