Dr. Dalen Matthysen
DC, MSc. Sports Medicine
Certified ART® Provider
Dr. Dalen Matthysen is a second-generation chiropractor and enjoyed looking his at Grandpa’s anatomy books from a young age. Growing up in the Fraser Valley he was actively engaged in competitive sports such as: soccer, football and Ultimate frisbee. After suffering a season-ending knee injury his interests changed to taking physical health and strength courses in high school. He also began shadowing chiropractors in grade 10, already deciding on it as a career.
Dr. Matthysen attended University of the Fraser Valley, where he completed his Bachelors of Kinesiology in Exercise Science. He then attended the University of Western States in Portland. There he graduated with his Doctor of Chiropractic and Bachelors of Human Biology with Summa Cum Laude, he also concurrently completed his Master of Science in Sports Medicine.
Moving back to the Fraser Valley Dr. Matthysen is motivated to give back to the community working at sporting events and treating the community with Movéo. Through his Master’s program he has experience in treating highly ranked high school and college athletes in Portland that competed in football, soccer, volleyball, basketball dance and track. He also had the privilege to work at the world’s largest amateur beach volleyball tournament in Seaside as well as many marathons, triathlons and a rodeo throughout Oregon.
Dr. Matthysen’s goals include continuing his education, and getting back to competing in sports such as climbing, Ultimate frisbee and triathlons. For leisure Dr. Matthysen enjoys hiking/backpacking, skiing or snowboarding, or learning a new activity.