FYZICAL North Miami
FYZICAL North Miami
Alex Matz PT President
Alexander Matz is a graduate of the University of Miami Physical Therapy program, and founder and President of Matz Physical Therapy, now known as Fyzical. Alex is a member of a small group of distinguished therapists who have received the American Physical Therapy Association title of Orthopaedic Certified Specialist. He completed all courses of Physical Therapy Institute's Manual Therapy certification program and John Barnes' Myofascial Release program. Alex received Polestar's Pilates Rehabilitation Certification in 2002. He has lectured extensively on Spine and Sports rehabilitation. Alex has a Master's degree in Health Care Administration.
Leah Kron DPT Clinic Manager
Leah Kron graduated as a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2015 from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Prior to physical therapy school, she obtained her Bachelors of Science in Integrative Physiology from the University of Iowa, where she also worked as a research aide in the gait analysis lab. Leah has been practicing physical therapy for 3 years with experience focusing on orthopedic, pediatric, geriatric, and vestibular rehabilitation. She moved around the country as a travel physical therapist, ultimately settling in Miami and joining the Fyzical team in 2016.
Junior Rodriguez PTA Clinic Manager
Junior received his associates of science as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) at Keiser University in 2015. Junior also attended Lee University in Tennessee where he studied Education while playing baseball. He was named baseball 1st team All-American in 2010, then went to play professional baseball from 2010-2012 for the Tampa Bay Rays organization. Due to his sports background, he is passionate about sports and orthopedic rehabilitation. Junior joined the Fyzical Miami team in 2015 and completed Master Balance and Vestibular Re-trainer levels I, II, and III. He has experience in post-operative rehabilitation, wound care, and acute care.
Matt Gilson PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant
Client Care Specialist