A Teaching Institute for Orthopedic Manual Therapists
Empowering Physical Therapists With The Highest Level Of Manual Therapy Education And Mentorship
Dr. Erl Pettman
Our Courses & Programs
The Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) consists of 6 courses followed by an oral examination. These course include Cervical and Lumbar Gateway to Musculoskeletal Therapy, Cervical-Thoracic and Lumbar Assessment and Management, and Upper and Lower Quadrant Assessment and Management.
The Certification in Spinal Manipulative Therapy (SMT) consists of 5 courses followed by an oral examination. These courses include Integrated Assessment and Management of the Thorax, Upper Quadrant, and Lower Quadrant, Segmental Spinal Manipulation, and Clinical Reasoning. The COMT is as precursor to the SMT.
We also plan to partner with Andrews University to offer a fellowship program starting in the fall of 2021. This will include our core classes and exams, specialty class options, 150 hours of clinical mentoring, case studies, and a fellowship project. Stayed tuned for more information.
Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy
ASPIRE is proud to collaborate with Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI to offer an accelerated format of their courses as a part of the curriculum for post-professional graduate students to earn a Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy(DScPT).
The ASPIRE Membership Program is a paid monthly subscription which gives the participants access to current, innovative, and specialized educational content related to Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy which is consistent with the values, standards and mission of ASPIRE. Membership means that you have easily accessible, high value education which can be viewed at your convenience on your time. Membership facilitates lifelong learning, enhances your ability to treat the whole person and improves your efficacy in managing challenging patients. In addition to having access to all of the new educational content being offered, you will also get access to the ASPIRE OMT’s bank of prior webinars.
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