Dr. Joe and AJ were teammates together on the baseball field at The College of New Jersey in 2009 and 2010. Now they are teammates once again to help provide the Jersey Shore area with a premier sports injury and musculoskeletal healthcare facility.
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AJ was introduced to acupuncture in high school after a sports injury he suffered while playing baseball. That experience influenced him greatly and ultimately led to him becoming an acupuncturist. Today he is considered a leader and pioneer within the field through the development of Electro-Acupuncture Medicine (EAM™).
He received his Bachelor’s of Science at The College of New Jersey in Health and Exercise Science in 2010. He later went on to receive his Masters degree from The Eastern School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Montclair, New Jersey in 2012.
As a competitive high school and collegiate athlete in baseball, AJ was always intrigued by sports performance and recovery. This interest led him to specializing in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions including sports injuries through the use of neuro-functional acupuncture.
He received his Bachelor’s of Science at The College of New Jersey in Health and Exercise Science in 2011. He earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York in December of 2015.
As a competitive high school and collegiate athlete in baseball, Dr. Joe has always been motivated by sports performance, training, and nutrition. Due to this and hours of self education, he specializes in musculoskeletal diagnosis and treatment including sports injury care and prevention, as well as improving sports performance through recovery and nutritional interventions.
Ed was inspired at a young age to pursue a career in Physical Therapy after an injury to his throwing arm resulted in him having to undergo rehabilitation. With his involvement and enthusiasm for sports he has always found himself wanting to learn how to help perform better and more efficiently. That passion is evident in the way he cares for and treats his patients.
Ed graduated with his Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy and pursued post-doctorate training in Graston Technique, RockTape & Spine Rehabilitation. He is also a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer. Ed prides himself on providing quality, up to date rehabilitation to athletes, weekend warriors and martial artists.
Dr. Brian Matfus was born and raised in Bergenfield, NJ. He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College (NYCC). Prior to that, he graduated from Montclair State University with his Bachelor of Science in Biology.
Clint was first introduced to acupuncture during his years as a competitive swimmer. Witnessing and experiencing acupuncture first hand opened his eyes to how effective and impactful it can be on sports performance and rehabilitation. His exposure to Eastern medicine at a young age sparked his interest in becoming an acupuncturist.
He received his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland in 2013. He later went on to receive his Masters degree from The Eastern School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, NJ in 2016. He is a certified practitioner in Electro-Acupuncture Medicine (EAM).
With his strong background in both Eastern and Western Medicine, Clint finds that fusing the strengths of both enhances his style of treatment.