Steve Middleton, MS, ATC, CSCS, CES, CKTP, FMT, serves as the Director of Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine at Assess, Treat and Condition, an outpatient clinic in Carbondale, Illinois. He has nearly 15 years of experience in patient care. Mr. 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 over 1,000 clinicians in continuing education courses to date. His treatment and teaching approach is very hands-on, from performing manual therapy techniques to corrective exercises.


Mr. Middleton earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Southern Illinois University. He holds 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.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Steve Middleton has employment relationships with the William Woods University, the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences, and Assess, Treat & Condition. He receives a speaking honorarium, consulting fee, and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Steve Middleton serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Orthopedic Clinical Specialties and is an article reviewer of the International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, the Clinical AT, and the Journal of Athletic Training. He is an exam item writer and home study reviewer for the Board of Certification.