H2 SPORTS MEDICINE
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Matthew Dow, DO
Fort Worth, TX
Dr. Dow was born and raised on a horse ranch in the Fort Worth area. He is the son of Dr. Tamara Hanby who began his interest in medicine at a young age. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of North Texas, where he was also goalie for the ice hockey team. He then earned his medical degree in Fort Worth at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He completed his Family Medicine residency at Methodist Charlton in Dallas where he was chief resident. He then completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Advocate Lutheran in Chicago Illinois.
Dr. Dow specializes in primary care and sports medicine. He is passionate about treating athletes of all ages as well as treating musculoskeletal injuries and ailments. He also loves promoting optimal health with his primary care patients to help them live the most active and successful lives possible.
Dr. Dow recently moved back from Alaska where he was practicing Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. He enjoys playing ice hockey, fishing and spending time outdoors with his wife and two dogs.
Joshua Houghton, LAT, ATC.
Fort Worth, TX
Joshua Houghton was born in San Antonio, Texas before moving up to the DFW area. Following high school, Joshua attended the University of Texas at Arlington for his undergraduate degree where he participated in multiple school organizations and worked with the Boys and Girls Club of Arlington. Upon graduation, Joshua worked in the Lake Worth Independent School District serving as a high school teacher and coach. He was named Mathematics Department Chair during his second year and served on the multiple committees within the school. In Athletics, Joshua was the Varsity Wide Receivers coach for football and the Varsity Assistant for basketball. After five years of teaching, he returned to school to pursue a Master’s in Athletic Training (MSAT) at his alma mater of UTA.
While in the MSAT program, he was a student athletic trainer under former SWATA President Roy Rudewick and Dr. Daymond Blueitt. At UT Arlington, he was the recipient of the Clinical Excellency Award twice. During his time, he was able to work with multiple Division 1 sport programs as well as working with the Athletes Unlimited, Professional Women’s Volleyball League. He received his Master of Science degree in Athletic Training from UTA. Joshua is now a nationally certified and Texas licensed athletic trainer. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA).
In his free time Joshua likes to remain active. He still plays hockey with many of his high school teammates and friends, including Dr. Dow, and tries to regularly play tennis with his father when they both get the chance. To wind down, he enjoys going on walks through a local park with his girlfriend and her lovable Pitbull.
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