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.

Dr. Zanis attained his Athletic Training degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Duke University. While an athletic trainer at the University of Pittsburgh, he worked with Division 1 basketball, football, and track and field. Prior to attaining his Doctorate, he assisted with the Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball organization for one season. Following graduation, Dr. Zanis completed a residency in orthopedics and a fellowship in manual therapy through the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. His early professional career included work with athletes from the Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, and PGA Tour golfers.

USA Olympic Team

Currently, Dr. Zanis works for the United States Olympic Committee, and is slated to assist with all summer sport athletes in Tokyo for the Olympic Games in 2020 (one).

Dr. Zanis has been working closely with   the rifle, pistol, and shotgun athletes of USA Shooting, performing movement analysis, strength and conditioning, and rehabilitation for this amazing group of high level athletes 

Coach Paige Fleischmann

Paige Fleischmann is a movement specialist, strength coach and yoga therapist with over 10 years experience in the Phoenix Valley. She has worked with professional athletes from the MLB as well as the PGA tour and also many local residents who play recreational sports. 

A former athlete herself, Paige understands the importance of physical fitness, quality of movement, proper recovery and training for health and longevity. This is why Coach Paige is able to see things from a bigger picture standpoint. Having a clear vision of what her clients goals are is how she uses her superpower of communication and mindset to help people create new habits and change in order to perform optimally. Her vision is to blend concepts from many different therapeutic modalities with different strength training protocols in order to deliver a customized and individualized approach to her clients. This makes Paige well suited for individuals who want to achieve a high quality of life.

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When not traveling with his Olympic athletes, Dr. Zanis works with the men and women of the United States Military, including US Army, Navy, Air Force, and operators within Navy Special Warfare.

Dr. Zanis also works in the education sector. He is a published author in the International Journal of Sports Medicine. He also spends time developing programs and educating other rehabilitation professionals and strength and conditioning coaches with Power Athlete HQ out of Austin, Texas.


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