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David ellis

is a long time Marathoner and Iron man.  His body has Broken down over The Years and needed a way to get him able to run and feel normal again.

Liz Callham Personal trainer and Pilates Instructor

She came to Muscular System Solutions because she was Dealing with a Herniated Disc and was experiencing pain radiating down her leg.

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Mike Perrozzi Personal trainer

 

When I met Scott, I was a subpar trainer who was constantly having back or knee pain in my mid twenties.   After going through the muscular system solutions, I have not only been pain free but also stronger than I've ever been.  Not only has Scott taught me better ways to train to keep myself out of trouble, but also just how effectively his system utilizes MAT® that I have been a MAT® practitioner myself.  The system literally changed my life and career path.

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Leslie Walters massage therapist and marathoner

 

I've worked with Scott in many ways since 2009. As a runner and massage Therapist, I put my body through a lot and I'm very selective about who I trust to work on me and my clients. After being hit by a car and later running the Chicago Marathon in 2012, I had nagging hip and neck pain. No amount of chiropractic care, massage, or strength training had managed to completely alleviate the tension or pain. Scott's method is very through and detail oriented. He takes your concerns seriously. Most importantly, I leave MAT sessions with Scott feeling awesome and use my “homework” to maintain the improvements in between sessions. 

 Matt Ahearn - Golfer and exerciser  “I started doing MAT with Scott about 10 years ago. As an avid weightlifter and golfer I had suffered from chronic lower back pain since high school that would routinely put me out for weeks at a time when I had a flare up. Over the years I tried everything – injections, physical therapy, pills, and even an invasive disc procedure – but the problem still persisted. When I first heard about MAT I was skeptical but figured I had nothing to lose so I gave it a try. From the first treatment I felt immediate relief and it got me back on my feet within a few treatments. Over the years, as I’ve used MAT not just to “fix” myself once the issue has flared up but rather keep my body in balance and functioning well on an ongoing basis, I can honestly say that lower back pain no longer affects my life. I lift weights multiple times per week, do cardio, and sometimes play 36 holes of golf in a day and have not had any back problems. In addition, I notice that my overall mood, sleep, and recovery is improved after a MAT session. MAT will continue to be part of my ongoing routine and I highly recommend Scott”.

Matt Ahearn - Golfer and exerciser

“I started doing MAT with Scott about 10 years ago. As an avid weightlifter and golfer I had suffered from chronic lower back pain since high school that would routinely put me out for weeks at a time when I had a flare up. Over the years I tried everything – injections, physical therapy, pills, and even an invasive disc procedure – but the problem still persisted. When I first heard about MAT I was skeptical but figured I had nothing to lose so I gave it a try. From the first treatment I felt immediate relief and it got me back on my feet within a few treatments. Over the years, as I’ve used MAT not just to “fix” myself once the issue has flared up but rather keep my body in balance and functioning well on an ongoing basis, I can honestly say that lower back pain no longer affects my life. I lift weights multiple times per week, do cardio, and sometimes play 36 holes of golf in a day and have not had any back problems. In addition, I notice that my overall mood, sleep, and recovery is improved after a MAT session. MAT will continue to be part of my ongoing routine and I highly recommend Scott”.

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James Lawson latin school goalie

I was impressed at how MSS helped me single out individual muscles and learned how my body can overwork or underwork certain muscles and how adjusting this balance can make a big difference. Before MSS I was not able to sit up straight for long periods of time without pain and was not able to get the speed/quick reaction times in ice hockey that I desired as well as holding certain positions. MSS allows me to attain the quick, explosive moves that I needed for hockey. MSS really helped me as our season moved to playoffs and I was able to hold a tighter stance with less gap between my arms and legs with is essential to being a better goaltender. I was also able to get across the crease faster and stop one timers shots more consistently. Due to these improvements I was selected for the all star team and was selected as the goaltender MVP. I would recommend MSS because unlike a traditional workout, MSS allows you to learn more about how your muscles interact and helps you improve on the mental aspect of muscle movements as well. It also helps you learn about your body and know that small imbalances can lead to more problems down the road.

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David Hardin -Exercise physiologist

For the last three years I have been trying to recover from a horrific motorcycle accident. After spending 5 months partially bed-ridden, 15 months of physical therapy, three times a week, and 20 months of chiropractic visits, twice a week, I was only able to partially recover. No matter how hard I worked, or what methods I followed, I could only get so far. Being a personal trainer and a former professional athlete, this was extremely frustrating and somewhat depressing. Every time I'd try to get back to working out or playing sports my body would respond in a very painful way. Something wasn't right, and while I have 18 years experience in the health & fitness industry, specializing in injury prevention and recovery for the last 10, I couldn't solve my own issues. One day, I randomly ended up having a conversation with Scott about my back and knee pain and all the troubles I've been dealing with. I've known Scott for over 10 years and always held him in high regards when it came to health & fitness. He recommended I give him a chance, of which I obliged and committed to ten sessions. Scott's way of thinking and understanding of the body is unparalleled. He quickly started what I like to call the "discovery" phase, trying to detect why my body continued to have these issues. And while in cases like myself, where there's so many things damaged with a web of "causes" and "reasons", he's still able to follow those issues and provide help. Before I started seeing Scott I was desperate and frustrated with not much optimism to return to my former athletic self. Scott has been able to help me see the light at the end of the tunnel. Each time we find something we test and train it and he gives me homework to continue to work on it. One step at a time he's helping me get stronger and more able to do the things I used to do. I'm still in the process of working with him, but so far I've been able to start working out again and even run, all without pain. If the pain does come back, Scott has armed me with the knowledge of what exercises to do to fix that pain. And like magic, when I follow his advice, the pain goes away and I can continue my workout! Working with Scott has been life changing and I can trust him to help me get back to my former self. Thanks Scott!

 Brian Kreider - Fisherman  "I have been doing MAT for over 15 years and seven plus of those years with Scott. I'm in my mid 40s and have had several injuries over the course of my life. From a concussion playing high school football to an achilles rupture in my late 30s. Without MAT, I feel that my body would be worse off and directly impact my quality of life. I can some times feel an instant change after a session with Scott. This may have different results from person to person, however, I believe that anyone would have tremendous gains going through the assessment and further working with Scott."   

Brian Kreider - Fisherman

"I have been doing MAT for over 15 years and seven plus of those years with
Scott. I'm in my mid 40s and have had several injuries over the course of
my life. From a concussion playing high school football to an achilles
rupture in my late 30s. Without MAT, I feel that my body would be worse off
and directly impact my quality of life. I can some times feel an instant
change after a session with Scott. This may have different results from
person to person, however, I believe that anyone would have tremendous
gains going through the assessment and further working with Scott."