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.

CAD Bylaws

News, Announcements and Events

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2021 District Elections
Candidates for this years elections are as follows:
Vice Chair
Phil Davis, PT, DPT, CSCS
Warren McAdams, PT, DPT, PCS

Please vote here for the candidate of your choice. Voting closes on 10/17!


TPTA District Donation


Capital Area District Quarterly Meetings are via Zoom in 2021. Join us from the comfort of your home or office; network with fellow PTs & PTAs from across the greater Austin Metropolitan area.

Each meeting includes a 30-minute business meeting covering the latest district news followed by a 1 hour CCU offering or topic of special interest to the district.

Meetings follow a regular format of business meeting from 6:00-6:30 pm, CCU Presentation 6:30-7:30. Zoom link opens at 5:45 pm.

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

Follow us on Facebook or check TPTA-CAD district website for registration links and details.

Upcoming Meetings

Monday, September 20th, 6:00 - 7:30
Quarterly Meeting & CCU: Torsional Spine Deformity: Changing The Way We Think About Scoliosis Treatment with Danielle Vernon, PT 

Click here for more information or to register! 

Monday, Nov 9, 6:00 - 7:30
Quarterly Meeting & CCU: Dr. Teresa Bachman - TBD

Past Meetings

January 25, 2021
Self-Care During a Pandemic: Building the Capacity to Support our Patients, Employees, Families, and Ourselves presented by Dr. Janet R. Bezner

November 9, 2020

CCU Topic: Pain & the Mind-Body Approach, Presenter: Alicia Poche, PT

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

April 20, 2020
CCU Topic: Neuropathic Ulcers, Presenter: Diane Merwarth, PT, CWS

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

January 27, 2020
CCU Topic: Direct Access Care: Does this Patient Benefit from Physical Therapy?, Presenter: Scott Shaffer PT, PhD, ECS 


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!