Matthew Camilleri is the Managing Director at The Physiotherapy Specialists, a chain of private physiotherapy clinics in Malta and the Managing Physiotherapist at The Pain Clinic in Sliema. He is a graduate of the University of Malta and has recently completed a Master’s degree in clinical pain management with the University of Edinburgh.
Matthew holds a special interest in and is passionate about musculoskeletal
physiotherapy and persistent pain management. Matthew previously held the role of vice-president within the Malta Association of Physiotherapists and was actively involved in a task-force aimed at restructuring national care plans for pain patients. Matthew was also invited to speak at the Societal Impact of Pain Symposium in 2017 and presented on the relevance of Physiotherapy in
Over the years at The Pain Clinic, Matthew has worked with patients with conditions ranging from low back pain to post-herpetic neuralgia to fibromyalgia to chronic post-surgical pain. He believes in the importance of a team-based approach to pain management, patient empowerment, self-management, pain education and the use of smart exercise prescription to help combat pain and its complications. At The Pain Clinic, Matthew also uses modalities such as manual therapy, acupuncture, massage, electrotherapy, mindfulness and breathing.
Apart from being a physiotherapist, Matthew is actively involved in rugby. He captains Sliema Stompers RFC and has represented Malta internationally in rugby. Matthew is also a qualified IRB strength and conditioning coach.