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  • COMT Exam - October 2022, Michigan

    COMT Exam - October 2022, Michigan Course Price Course Dates $600 October 20-21, 2022 Location: ​ ​ Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI Register Erl Pettman ​ ​ Valerie Coolman ​ ​ About the course COMT Description: This oral practical comprehensive examination requires the participant to demonstrate proficiency in clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis, including proper screening for serious pathology. Testing content includes examination, evaluation, and management techniques: cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacroiliac scanning examinations, Cyriax’s STTT principles, localized spinal stability testing and appropriately graded mobilizations followed by neuromuscular reeducation and therapeutic exercise techniques for all spinal involvement. Additionally, surface anatomy and deep friction massage techniques to localized structures may be assessed, as well as peripheral joint stability, specific graded mobilizations and manipulations followed with the proper instruction of neuromuscular and therapeutic exercise prescription. Course format: On-campus practical examination. PREREQUISITES for DSc students: Successful completion of PTH841, PTH842, PTH843, PTH844, and one (1) credit of PTH850 Supervised Clinical Practice. PREREQUISITES for ASPIRE CEU students: Successfully pass all COMT courses. View all courses

  • Courses

    REGISTER FOR CEU'S AT ANDREWS UNIVERSITY Accelerated Cohorts Register Here ANDREWS UNIVERSITY DSc STUDENTS (ACADEMIC CREDITS) Mentorship Schedule & Registration PTEverywhere Registration Steps By Instructor arrow&v 1 2 1 ... 1 2 ... 2 Course Title Instructor Location Dates ​ COMT-4 Cervico-Thoracic Evaluation and Management - September 2022, Florida Stacy Soappman Orlando, FL September 25-26,2022 $600 Select COMT-3 Upper Extremity Evaluation and Management - October 2022, Tennessee Valerie Coolman Knoxville, TN October 8-9, 2022 $600 Select Specialty Course: Lower Extremity Manual Therapy for the Physical Therapist Assistant - October 2022, Washington Pam Kikillus Auburn, WA October 8, 2022 $225 Select Specialty Course: Upper Extremity Manual Therapy for the Physical Therapist Assistant - October 2022, Washington Pam Kikillus Auburn, WA October 9, 2022 $225 Select SMT-1 Integrated Evaluation and Management of the Thorax - October 2022, Michigan Erl Pettman Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI October 11-12, 2022 $600 Select SMT-5 Integrated Advanced Clinical Reasoning - October 2022, Michigan Erl Pettman Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI October 13 - 14, 2022 $600 Select COMT-3 Upper Extremity Evaluation and Management - October 2022, Hawaii Erika Fabian Kihei, HI October 14-15, 2022 $600 Select SMT-3 Integrated Evaluation and Management of the Upper Quadrant - October 2022, Michigan Erl Pettman Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI October 16-19, 2022 $1200 Select COMT-2 Cervical Gateway to Musculoskeletal Therapy - October 2022, Washington Stacy Soappman Tacoma, WA October 16-17, 2022 $600 Select COMT Exam - October 2022, Michigan Erl Pettman Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI October 20-21, 2022 $600 Select SMT Exam - October 2022, Michigan Erl Pettman Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI October 20-21, 2022 $1200 Select Specialty Course: Lower Extremity Manual Therapy for the Physical Therapist Assistant - October 2022, Colorado Pam Kikillus Littleton, CO October 22, 2022 $225 Select Specialty Course: Upper Extremity Manual Therapy for the Physical Therapist Assistant - October 2022, Colorado Pam Kikillus Littleton, CO October 23, 2022 $225 Select COMT-6 Lower Extremity Evaluation and Management - November 2022, Virginia Laura Von Wullerstorff Reston, VA October 29-30, 2022 $600 Select COMT-5 Lumbo-pelvic Evaluation and Management - October 2022, Florida Stacy Soappman Orlando, FL October 30-31, 2022 $600 Select Specialty Course: Manip Like a Girl: Work Smarter, Not Harder - November 2022, Florida Stacy Soappman Orlando, FL November 1, 2022 $300 Select SMT Exam, November 2022, Hawaii Erl Pettman & Erika Fabian Kihei HI November 4-5, 2022 $1200 Select COMT-4 Cervico-Thoracic Evaluation and Management - November 2022, Colorado Valerie Coolman Denver, CO November 5-6, 2022 $600 Select COMT-3 Upper Extremity Evaluation and Management - November 2022, Washington Stacy Soappman Tacoma, WA November 6-7, 2022 $600 Select COMT-4 Cervico-Thoracic Evaluation and Management - November 2022,Illinois Valerie Coolman Chicago, IL November 12 - 13, 2022 $600 Select 1 2 1 ... 1 2 ... 2

  • SMT Exam, November 2022, Hawaii

    SMT Exam, November 2022, Hawaii Course Price Course Dates $1200 November 4-5, 2022 Location: ​ ​ Kihei HI Register Erl Pettman & Erika Fabian ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ About the course SMT Description: This oral practical comprehensive examination requires the participant to demonstrate proficiency in clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis, including proper screening for serious pathology. Examination focuses on clinical reasoning and the quadrant inter-relationships. Testing content includes joint mobilization/ manipulation (thrust) and soft tissue techniques to all parts of appendicular/extremity and axial/spinal skeleton, in addition to shoulder and pelvic girdles, as well as temporomandibular joint. The participant will defend each technique in terms of safety, specificity and grade and will articulate to the panel the neuromuscular reeducation and therapeutic exercises utilized to enhance the patient’s prognosis. Course format: On-campus practical examination. View all courses

  • Physical Therapist - $4,000 Sign-On Bonus!

    < Back Physical Therapist - $4,000 Sign-On Bonus! Lakewood, WA, USA Job Type : Full Time - Salary https://www.osstherapy.com/ ​ ​ Job Details: Full benefit package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, LTD, sick, vacation, holidays and $2000 Continuing Education. Olympic Sports & Spine (OSS) is seeking a Physical Therapist for our clinic located in Lakewood, Washington. The available position is full time and the typical work schedule is four, ten hour days per week, but five, eight hour days is possible if preferred. At OSS, we treat one patient at a time, all the time. We do not double book appointments and we do not use aides to treat patients. The patients are our priority and our one-on-one approach gives our therapists the best chance to get them well. Our priorities are also reflected in our exceptional learning environment. Our mentorship, residency and other continuing education opportunities set us apart. Finally, let's not forget the quality of our work environment. Our clinics are fun; full of supportive colleagues who all share an interest in creating the best possible place to work. If this is the kind of workplace you have been looking for, we want to hear from you. Minimum Qualifications: 1. Degree in Physical Therapy from an institution accredited by Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education 2. Current Washington State Physical Therapist License (or license applicant status) OSS011 View other Jobs Apply Now

  • Mentorship | ASPIRE

    MENTORSHIP Our goal is to engage, educate and empower each individual to ASPIRE to new levels in their education. Faculty and CFI’s can be available for discussions of difficult cases, technique practice, or study groups in preparation for our oral exams. ​ Register for a mentorship study session, or enjoy them all as a complimentary benefit of the Membership program. MENTORSHIP: Aspire strongly appreciates the role of mentorship in clinical education. We want to provide our community with access to our clinical instructors who are partnering with us to continue to support you in your journey in manual therapy. Here is an opportunity to tap into the minds of manual therapy clinicians in the field. Join a zoom mentorship/study sessions and dive into the topics in which you would like to dig deeper. Review course material, listen to case studies, and ask questions. Enjoy a review session to help you prepare for your oral COMT and SMT exams. Get to know our clinical fellowship instructors and make connections with fellow Aspire community members. Sign up today. We look forward to seeing you! Register your Mentorship session 2022 Schedule Register your Mentorship session Registration Instructions: 1. Click on Register your Mentorship session 2. Find the mentorship session you would like to register in PTEverywhere 3. Select the appropriate date on the left column 4. Select the appointment, then select BOOK.

  • Physical Therapist in Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

    < Back Physical Therapist in Orthopedics/Sports Medicine 9525 E Doubletree Ranch Rd Suite 101, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, USA Job Type : Full Time http://www.ksspt.com JAvakian@kineticsportsandspinept.com ​ Job Details: Our clinic has a niche of fitness enthusiasts. Our unique selling point is, " We are fitness enthusiasts like you and our clinic is where Physical Therapy, fitness, and sports performance collide to take you from pain to maximum performance". We don't want to just "fix" people in our community, we want to make them better than before their injury to get them to maximum fitness and health. We have been doing this successfully for the past 7 years, Kinetic Sports and Spine PT started in a CrossFit gym (next door to the clinic) and has grown to a 3000 sq ft facility with an 1800 sq ft gym for rehab and personal training. I am looking for the next team member who has a background in fitness and is comfortable working with people of all fitness levels. http://www.ksspt.comWe are looking for the next team member to help continue the growth of our clinic. We have been very busy during this past year and continue to grow rapidly. If you desire to work for a company that appreciates your contribution to the team and will invest in your success then we are the clinic for you! Who we are looking for is someone with 1 year or more of experience working as a Physical Therapist in Orthopedics/Sports Medicine (No brand new graduates at this time). Our ideal PT will have a certification in manual therapy, dry needling, and possibly your OCS or SCS or some other specialty. If you don't have these skills then we have a mentoring program just for you! You will need to love to solve puzzles, our clients are complicated but highly motivated. We treat the 20% in our profession who don't get better with "traditional" physical therapy. We have non-traditional clients who need a non-traditional approach to help solve their problems! PayScale will be dependent on your experience and your ability to connect and maintain your schedule. We pay on an equity-based model meaning you will have a base salary guaranteed and the capability of making a percentage of the revenue you generate while only seeing a max of 53 visits a week. Please send your resume and cover letter stating why you are a fit to work with us to JAvakian@kineticsportsandspinept.com Attn: Jason Avakian and I will set up a time to speak with you to discuss this opportunity further. Thank you and I look forward to speaking soon! Jason Avakian PT,MSPT,DScPT,OCS,CMPT,COMT,cTDN,CFSC,FRCms,FMS www.ksspt.com View other Jobs Apply Now

  • COVID Policy | ASPIRE

    ASPIRE OMT COVID-19 Precautions and Prevention Policies ​ ASPIRE Attestation of no Covid-19 Symptoms and Agreement to Follow Prevention Protocol: Do you have any symptoms of COVID-19 now or have you had symptoms within the past 24 hours? Yes No Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. Symptoms of COVID-19 infection include: ​ Fever or chills New-onset cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Headache Nausea or vomiting Sore or scratchy throat Nasal congestion or runny nose (different from pre-existing allergies) Loss of sense of smell or taste Diarrhea Conjunctivitis (pink eye) Unexplained muscle or body aches ​ Prevention Protocol: We will provide extra masks in the event a participant forgets to bring one. We ask that attendees wear a mask in the classroom setting, wash your hands frequently, cover coughs and sneezes, clean and disinfect surfaces daily, and monitor your health daily-being alert to symptoms. If a person has symptoms of illness, we expect that they will choose to reschedule the course. Faculty may opt for a face shield or other face coverings when they are teaching. ​ Food: The food policy will be agreed upon with the course site coordinator prior to the course. Some sites will require that no food or drinks are allowed in the classroom and an hour lunch break will allow the participants to leave the site and purchase lunch, elsewhere. Other site protocols will mandate all participants will wear masks that may be removed while eating and drinking but should be worn at all other times in indoor public dining areas. ​ ASPIRE OMT will continue to consider this matter with the utmost seriousness, being aware of the recommended guidelines. Additional protocols will be announced as needed. We prioritize the safety of our learners and will be working to keep everyone as healthy as possible. Home Page

  • Dr. Marcus Neal

    Find and register a course Dr. Marcus Neal Clinical Instructor Marcus Neal, DScPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, grew up in Phoenix, Arizona with an interested mind and a penchant for learning. He completed his Bachelor’s of Science with a major in Kinesiology from Arizona State University in 2003. He went on to earn his Doctor of Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University in 2006. Soon after graduation Marcus joined Desert Palms Physical Therapy in Tucson, Arizona. Marcus has continued his education while in practice completing his Certified Orthopedic Manipulative Therapist (COMT) with North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy in 2014 and Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) in 2016. Marcus became owner of Desert Palms Physical Therapy in 2014. He became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic and Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT) in 2020. He is now working towards a degree in advanced manual therapy and clinical research; DScPT from Andrews University. Marcus now focuses his time on teaching and clinical education of learning physical therapists while continuing direct patient care and clinical research. MarcusN@DesertPalmsPT.com ​ Learn about Mentorship View Others

  • Kalaisenthil Kalaimani

    Find and register a course Kalaisenthil Kalaimani Clinical Instructor & Faculty-In-Training Kalaisenthil Kalaimani, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT graduated with his bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy in 2000 and his master’s degree in physiotherapy specializing in advanced orthopedics in 2007. Started working in home health setting since 2009 after moved to Grand Blanc, Michigan where he still lives with his wife and 2 boys. He became a Certified Manual Physical Therapist in 2018 and recognized as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialist in 2019. Completed his certification in Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) by NAIOMT in 2020. He became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT) in 2021. Currently, he is pursuing Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT) with Andrews University, Michigan. Kalai enjoys traveling, watching movies, and spending time with his family and friends. Kalaipt@hotmail.com ​ Learn about Mentorship View Others

  • Dr. Gail Elliott

    Find and register a course Dr. Gail Elliott Clinical Instructor Gail Elliott DScPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, received her Bachelors in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University in 1980. Her Masters in Orthopedic Physical Therapy from University of Indianapolis in 1993. She completed her DSc at Andrews University in 2020. She Received her FAAOMPT in 2016. She is the Director of the Postprofessional Program at Andrews University where she is also an Associate Professor at Andrews teaching in the DPT program. Physical Therapy and Manual Therapy in particular have been a passion for many years. She particularly enjoys teaching and mentoring students. Her relaxation time is spent reading, boating, camping, and traveling with family. ​ ​ Learn about Mentorship View Others

  • Dr. Laura von Wullerstorff

    Find and register a course Dr. Laura von Wullerstorff Faculty Laura von Wullerstorff, DScPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, opened LvW physiotherapy in Belgium, in 2009, and is specialized in spine and sports injuries as well as antenatal and pelvic floor rehabilitation. Laura owns and operates her own physiotherapy consulting business which allows her to teach manual theory courses globally as an instructor and examiner. Laura supports her patients to strive for a balanced approach to both health and body, whilst encouraging the therapists she teaches to continually seek certifications and education to help patients reach these goals. She is a POSE method running instructor and fitness coach. When not in the clinic she either running herself or enjoying spending time with her family outdoors. Laura@LVWphysiobrussels.com ​ Learn about Mentorship View Others

  • Parthasarathy Kumaraswamy

    Find and register a course Parthasarathy Kumaraswamy Clinical Instructor Parthasarathy Kumaraswamy, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT graduated from his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy specializing Orthopedics in 2007. Since graduating from his bachelor program of PT (1998) he worked at various multi-specialty hospitals and as a lecturer in many teaching institutes in India and Malaysia. He migrated to USA in 2012, since then he started working in Skilled Nursing Facilities. In 2018 he changed his career to an out-patient physical therapy at Ingham County Medical Care Facility. In the same year, he became a Certified Manual Physical Therapist and recognized as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). He had completed his certification in Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy (COMT) by NAIOMT in 2020. He also became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT) in 2021. Currently, he is pursuing his dream of being a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT) with Andrews University, Michigan. His areas of interest are spine, shoulder girdle and vestibular rehabilitation. Other than academics, he likes swimming and reading Tamil Literatures. Sarathypt@hotmail.com ​ Learn about Mentorship View Others