Discover Your Movement Potential

Rehabilitation and training for performance are one in the same. They may fall on different ends of the spectrum of athleticism, but the process of progression is identical. It’s about understanding your weaknesses, learning how to move your body well, and building capacity and durability with progressive overload to handle whatever life throws at you.

Your Doctor of Movement Health!

Dr. Matthew Zanis, owner of Rooted in MVMNT, is a human movement and vitality expert. Dr Zanis attained his bachelors in athletic training from the university of Pittsburgh and doctorate in physical therapy from Duke University. He is a strength and conditioning coach, orthopedic specialist, and fellowship trained in manual therapy. Dr. Zanis works with a broad demorpgraphic from Olympians to Navy Special Warfare and everyone in between. His vision is to create an awareness of new ways of working with the human body in rehabilitation, performance, and coaching circles, and bring that alive for strength and conditioning and rehabilitation professionals alike through a philosophy that is rooted in movement.

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1 on 1 Coaching

I offer in person and remote one on one coaching that includes movement analysis and program design, providing you the tools necessary to enhance your movement potential, improve athleticism, and move through pain! 


Want to learn how to provide better care for your athletes and clients? 

My mentorship program is rooted in science and over 10 years of exploring movement with the human body. The goal of this method and philosophy is  train providers and coaches to think differently through the process of movement discovery. 

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Online Courses

Want to learn more about your body, the way it moves, how to get yourself out of pain, and empower your performance in life and sport? 

Check out my offerings on everything from the foot and ankle up to the neck and shoulder!

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"Mathew Zanis is an incredible physical therapist that has a true grasp on how the body works. He not only addresses specific injuries, but he does an incredible job of assessing an individuals entire body. He discovers daily compensations and understands the kinetic chain that the body presents allowing for patients to avoid other injuries and improve the entire body as a whole. The knowledge that Mathew embodies translates through his methods in human movement, rehabilitation, as well as strength and conditioning which provides an advanced outlook which is what makes him so unique and presitgious. I am extremely grateful to have worked with Mathew and to have learned so much more about my body!"

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