Frank, Maryville, Missouri

Clinic Spotlight: Maryville, MO

When did the Maryville, MO Clinic open


Meet the staff at the Maryville, MO Clinic

Frank Grispino, MOT, OTR/L, CHT

Karla Hawkins, PTA

Bailey Thuston, DPT, PT

Fun fact about the Maryville, MO Clinic

The clinic opened the same week that COVID-19 shutdowns were implemented in the United States.

Favorite part about being in Maryville, MO

Maryville is a great combination of rural, industrial, and academic cultures. People are self-sufficient and nice.

Favorite tradition in Maryville, MO

Maryville is the home of the world’s shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade. In 2023, it was 78’ long. It gets shorter every year.

Best place to get coffee in Maryville, MO

The Maryville Clinic has hosted two coffee Klatches that served kopi luwak, the most expensive coffee in the world. Kopi luwak is also known as civet coffee. It’s made from coffee beans retrieved from the dung of the civet cat. A stuffed civet cat attended one of the gatherings.

Best place for a sweet treat in Maryville, MO

The best place to find a sweet treat in Maryville is probably at the Farmer’s Market during the warmer months. Talented people gather to sell homemade treats along with other traditional farmer’s market fare.

Best place to get outdoors in Maryville, MO

Maryville is a rural area. There are multiple places to get outdoors. Mozingo Lake is probably the most notable. There is a 1,000+ acre lake known for fishing and boating, and 18- and 9-hole golf courses. NWMSU operates an outdoor education and activities area at the lake, with shooting sports, climbing courses, kayaks, and an observatory.

Best fun outing in Maryville, MO

There’s always something going on at NWMSU for the community to enjoy.  Music, sports, plays, and speakers are all accessible by the community.

What is Maryville, MO known for that people may be surprised to learn?

Maryville is in the Northwest corner of Missouri. It’s a short drive to Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska. Maryville has earned multiple national championships in Division II football and basketball, as well as state championships in high school football. Maryville is also known as “Title Town” to some of the locals. 

Does anyone in the clinic have any special certifications or provide any specialized care beyond functional outpatient physical or occupational therapy?

Frank is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). Karla is trained to do Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs) and work conditioning.

Why should potential patients choose ARC PT+ Maryville, MO?

We have a function focus at ARC PT+. Patients can rest assured that their hard work will lead to improved abilities to participate in their jobs and what’s important to them. We make sure you know you are part of the rehab team, and we all have fun doing it.

Find more info about the Maryville, MO clinic here.

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