Clinicians

Steve Middleton, DPT, MS, ATC, CSCS, CKTP

​Director of Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine
Dr. Middleton has 15 years experience in a combination of roles treating a variety of patients.  He has also worked with athletes from high school to college as well as professional athletes in the NFL and Olympics.  He has instructed thousands of clinicians in continuing education courses to date.  His treatment approach is very hands-on from performing manual therapy techniques to therapeutic exercises.

​Dr. Middleton earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences. He holds a Master of Science in Exercise Science & Health Promotion from California University of Pennsylvania and a
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Southern Illinois University.  In addition to his academic degrees, he holds additional certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, National Strength & Conditioning Association, the International Kinesio Taping Association and Graston Technique.


In addition to treating patients, Dr. Middleton is very active in his profession.  He has been an article reviewer for the Journal of Athletic Training.  He has also worked on the committee to approve continued education courses for certified athletic trainers (ATC).  He has presented at the National Athletic Trainers' Annual Research Symposium on "Yoga Therapy for Hip Pathologies", "Systemic Compensations for Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunctions", and "Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation for Pelvic Pain Syndromes".  He was invited to be an organizing committee member for the 2015 International Sports & fitness Conference in Chicago, IL in March 2015.  Dr. Middleton is the author on a published case study entitled "Non-traumatic Testicular Pain Due to Radiculopathy" in the Journal of Athletic Training in 2016 and recently submitted a case study titled "Physical therapist use of biopsychosocial patient education for the management of anxiety driven left shoulder pain in a 37-yearold female".  He is also a clinical instructor for Graston Technique.   


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Decreasing subjective complaints

through improved movement

We are designed to move.  We are designed to be active.  We are designed to be pain-free.


We believe that during rehabilitation, the patient should be educated by their therapist in order to be able to maintain maximum flexibility and pain-free living long after our work ends.


Our therapists have successfully worked with all types of injuries and we work on patients of any age. Please see our services page for more information.

Manual & Physical Therapies