A Maine native, Dr. Metzger is a graduate of the University of Westen States (UWS) in Portland, Oregon. During his time at UWS, Dr. Metzger’s involvement with the Rehabilitation 2 Performance (R2P) group shaped his patient-centered and functional approach to assessment and treatment strategies. In conjunction with being an Active Release Technique (ART) certified provider, he has pursued a personal and clinical interest in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), a rehabilitation and active care technique based upon developmental movement strategies. Dr. Metzger has attended a wide range of seminars focusing on rehabilitation, manual therapy techniques, clinical assessment strategies, pain science and human performance.
Prior to his doctoral studies, Dr. Metzger attended the University of Maine in Orono, where he received his B.S. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science. During his time at the University of Maine, he worked as a personal and group exercise instructor at the New Balance Recreation Center, training students, university staff and community residents. During his final year in school, Dr. Metzger completed a clinical internship as a chiropractic assistant where his passion for movement and clinical interest in human anatomy met the perfect blend.
Outside of the office, Dr. Metzger is passionate about getting outside and staying active. His enthusiasm for the outdoors has pushed him to explore and hike in many of the beautiful national parks across the country. Whatever concerns you may have, Dr. Metzger is motivated to empower and involve you in patient care, improve your functional capacity, and get you back to the activities you love.