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-Pain Rating. 500 post-test surveys – unpublished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