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Meet Our Staff

Dr. Matt Hornsby

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Board Certified Specialist, Clinical Electrophysiology
Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy:
MGH Institute, Boston, 2003

Masters Degree in Physical Therapy:
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1985

Bachelor of Science in General Studies
Columbus College, Columbus, Ga.1982

Dr. Hornsby is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Clinical Electrophysiology (ECS), the specialty area that involves neuromuscular testing (EMG/NCV). After a strict qualification process, certification applicants must pass an 8- hour exam administered by the National Board of Medical Examiners. To maintain the certified specialist designation, individuals must re-certify every 10 years. Dr. Hornsby is one of only approximately 125 physical therapists nationwide to have achieved this specialty designation.

Presented Graduate school research (see title below), American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) national meeting, Chicago, Ill, 1986.

“Effect of Inherent Muscle Length on Plantar Flexion Torque in Healthy Females”, Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association, August 1987

Course instructor: EMG/NCV testing in Orthopedics. Rehabilitation Services of Columbus, 1987-88.

Clinical Editor: Electrophysiology Update. 1991 to 1993 (published quarterly)

Provided NCV testing in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease research study, Wake Forest University Neurology and Dr James Lewis, 2001.

Case Study on Lambert-Eaton Syndrome. Published in APTA Section on Clinical Electrophysiology, Spring 2002.

Research: Measuring Tolerance of the EMG/NCV Procedure -Pain Rating. 500 post-test surveys – unpublished research.

Dr. Hornsby attends Continuing Education Programs on a yearly basis-- to date, he has attended 25 additional courses with a focus on Orthopedic Rehabilitation.


  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Clinical Instructor for several Physical Therapy Programs
  • Specialty Sections: Orthopedic, Private Practice, and Clinical Electrophysiology
  • NC Physical Therapy Association
  • American Congress of Electroneuromyography
  • American College of Sports Medicine

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