Episode 185 - Mary Sheid, part 1: Kicked Out of the Nest

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Mary Sheid PT, OCS, Cert MDT

In episode 185 I’m joined by Ms. Mary Sheid of South Central Missouri, USA.  She and I discuss her professional journey, her clinic, some internal and external efforts which have contributed to her clinic’s growth and the quality of their care.  This week on MCF!


Ms. Mary Sheid received a bachelors degree from Drury College in 1982 and a bachelors in Physical Therapy from the University of Missouri in 1984.  She achieved the designation of board certified orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) in 1993 and certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) in 1998.  

She has served on the Missouri Physical Therapy Association Board of Directors, as the Missouri representative to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, and the Missouri Board of Healing Arts.  She has also headed efforts for the Endowed Robin McKenzie Research Grant and she has been a member and fundraising chair for the International Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy Research Foundation.  

She's the recipient of a number of awards including the McKenzie Institute International "Bronze Lady" Excellence Award in 2015.  She is the CEO and owner of Physical Therapy Specialists in West Plains, Missouri USA.