Capital Area District

The Capital Area District (CAD) was organized in 1981 as a new district for Austin area Physical Therapists and Physical Therapists Assistants who were members of the Texas Physical Therapy Association. The CAD is one of thirteen districts in the state of Texas and includes twelve counties: Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Fayette, Gillespie, Hays, Jackson, Lee, Llano, Mason, Travis, and Williamson.  This district includes the following zip codes: 78602 - 78766; 78942.

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News, Announcements and Events

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TPTA - Capital Area District invites you to a Virtual “Mocktail” Mixer! Join us on Wednesday, Oct 28th from 6-7pm from the comfort of your own home. We’ll have a live demonstration of how to make a popular “mocktail” and games! Join us and get to know other local therapists attending the TPTA Annual Conference.  Register here!


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The Capital Area District Quarterly meetings are via multi-site video format to better meet the needs of members spread across the greater Austin metropolitan area.

The meeting sites are: 

  • Texas State University, Department of Physical Therapy Round Rock Campus, Willow Hall, 200 Bobcat Way, Round Rock
  • University of St Augustine for Health Sciences, 5401 La Crosse Ave, Austin
  • Austin Community College, Eastview Campus, PTA Dept, 3401 Webberville Rd, Austin
  • Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital of Kyle, 5980 Kyle Parkway, Kyle

Each location will receive a broadcast of the latest district news along with a 1 hour CCU offering or special topic of interest to the district.  Primary locations will rotate through each site, with the others participating via video link as satellite locations.

Meetings follow a regular format of social time from 5:30-6:00 pm, business and special topic presentation from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm. 

Thank you to our sponsor: Remedy Therapy Staffing and Be Healthy at Home

Upcoming Meetings

November 9, 2020

Pain and the Mind-Body Approach presented by Alicia Poche, PT

It is important to understand how the mind influences structural and functional disorders of the musculoskeletal system. This can broaden the physical therapist’s treatment approach and increase effectiveness of physical modalities and long-term healing.

Register here

Past Meetings

September 14, 2020
Differential Diagnosis Balance Impaired Patients – Beyond Pathoanatomic Classification and Rhomberg

January 27, 2020

CCU Topic: Direct Access Care: Does this Patient Benefit from Physical Therapy?, Presenter: Scott Shaffer PT, PhD, ECS 

February 29, 2020
CCU Topic: Clinical Neuroanatomy Review, Presenters: Elizabeth Ardolino, PT, MPT, PhD and Kathleen Manella, PT, PhD

February 29, 2020
CCU Topic: An Introduction to Vestibular Rehab, Presenter: Kendal Reddell

November 4, 2019
CCU Topic: Everyone Poops... Or Do They?Presenters: Hazel Anderson, PT, DPT and Kristy Demers PT, DPT


Position Name
Chair Ronna Keagle
[email protected]
Vice Chair  Keri Jackson
Secretary Chris Egizio
Treasurer Deborah Landreth 
Government Affairs Liaison Chris Egizio 
Student Liaisons   
Membership Committee Liaison Sara Lord 
PTA Liaison  
Communications Committee Liaison  Marci Chandler


Please submit responses to Deborah Landreth at [email protected].  Thank you!