Empowering 

Physical Therapists With The Highest Level Of Manual 

Therapy Education And Mentorship

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 Dr. Erl Pettman

CURRENT NEWS

COVID POLICY:

Courses are being offered in person. Sites are practicing COVID precautions to ensure participant safety. Virtual-Hybrid options are also offered under special circumstances.

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Earn CEU's While Building

Your Manual Therapy Skills

Each Aspire Course is 3 days. (2 days onsite, and 1 day online).  Earn 21 Continuing Education Units (CEU's) on each course. There are Sabbath Friendly Courses Available. 

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Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT)

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.Go to COMT Courses.

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Certification in Spinal Manipulative Therapy(SMT)

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. Go to SMT Courses. 

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Fellowship Program (FAAOMPT)

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. Learn More.

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Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy.(DScPT)

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). Andrews University DSc

" Your talent is a gift from God.

 What you do with it is your gift back to God". 

 

                                               -Leo Buscaglia.

OUR TEAM

Dr. Erl Pettman

Founder & 

Senior Faculty

Dr. Laura von Wullerstorff

Faculty

Dr. Erika Fabian

Faculty

Dr. Stacy Soappman

Faculty

Dr. Valerie Coolman

Faculty

Dr. Bruce Franke

Faculty

Dr. Amber Bell

Clinical Instructor

& Faculty-In-Training

Clinical Instructor

& Faculty-In-Training

Dr. Joe Krugh

Dr. Brian Macks

Clinical Instructor

& Faculty-In-Training

Dr. David Musnick M.D.

Specialty Course Faculty

Dr. Cameron Gomez

Clinical Instructor & Specialty Course Faculty

Dr. Kathy Berglund

Faculty

Dr. Laurie McLaughlin

Specialty Course Faculty

Susan Clinton

Clinical Instructor & Specialty Course Faculty

Randy Casteman

Clinical Instructor

Clinical Instructor

Karen Greeley

Clinical Instructor

Dr. Phil Plante

Clinical Instructor

Dr. Brock Charleston

Clinical Instructor

Dr. Jamie Ford

Clinical Instructor

Clinical Instructor

& Specialty Course

Dr. Marcus Neal

Clinical Instructor

Dr. Aaron Fuerst

Clinical Instructor

Dr. Christopher Thurston

Clinical Instructor

Dr. Julie Moore

Clinical Instructor

Dr. Gail Elliott

Clinical Instructor

Clinical Instructor

Clinical Instructor

Trent Swoverland

Clinical Instructor

& Faculty-In-Training

Bret Swigard

Clinical Instructor

Pam Kikillus

Clinical Instructor

Clinical Instructor

Nick Smith

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Dina Kramer

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