Meet The Instructor:
Biagio Dominic Mazza
PT, DPT, MPT, OCS, SCS, COMT, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Biagio graduated as valedictorian of his undergraduate class at Rockhurst University in 1999, and completed his MPT through Rockhurst in 2001. He practiced for 4 years prior to opening a private practice in 2005.
Biagio is Board Certified by the APTA in both Orthopedics (OCS) and Sports (CSC). He is certified by the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine as an Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT). He holds certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT). Biagio's Doctorate work (DPT) was completed in 2010 through the Evidence in Motion Institute of Health. He is also certified as a Level 1 and 2 instructor through both Training for Warriors and MovNat.
Biagio has a special interest in Sales, Negotiation, and Marketing strategies for Physical Therapists, and has studied and taught in those areas extensively. In 2018, he created the brand of 'PT Gold Mine' for continuing education on these topics.
Biagio started Elite Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy in 2005 as a sole practitioner. Elite has grown to one of the largest, single facility private practices in the country and has been nominated multiple times as one of the top private practices in the United States. Elite is a 2016 recipient of the 25 Under 25 award for small businesses and is the subject of 2 peer reviewed journal articles on practice innovation.
Biagio is member of the APTA, KPTA, MPTA, and is a member and strong advocate for the Private Practice Section of the APTA. He was elected to the MPTA as the Northwest District Delegate in 2017.
In addition to his work as a private practitioner, Biagio is..
- An instructor for both Physician and Physical Therapy continuing education courses
- A Forensic Physical Therapy Consultant
- A contributing expert and lecturer for many education courses
- A contributing expert and lecturer for many local and national organizations
- Has acted as a consultant for The Kansas City Royals, and SI Bone as a differential diagnosis expert.