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).
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