STEVE MIDDLETON, DPT, MS, ATC, CSCS, CES, CKTP, FMT, serves as the Program Director for the Athletic Training Education Program at William Woods University as well as Director of Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine at Assess, Treat and Condition, an outpatient clinic in Fulton, MO. He has nearly 20 years of experience in patient care. Dr. Middleton has also worked with athletes, from high school to college as well as professional athletes in the NFL and the Olympics. He has instructed thousands of clinicians in continuing education courses to date. His treatment and teaching approach is very hands-on, from performing manual therapy techniques to therapeutic exercises to improve function while decreasing symptoms.

Dr. Middleton earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences with an emphasis on manual physical therapy. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Science in Exercise Science & Health Promotion from California University of Pennsylvania. In addition to his academic degrees, he holds additional certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the International Kinesio Taping Association. Steve Middleton is certified in Fascial Movement Taping (FMT) and has become a foremost authority in the field.