CE for Therapy presently features multiple providers of Orthopedic Physical Therapy Courses on the Provider Directory page Link to Provider Directory Here are some brief descriptions and links to a few of our favorites:
The Back School Link to Back School is a professional continuing education provider committed to the importance of applying ergonomics principles, safety and wellness best practices as a means to good health, injury prevention and increased productivity. The Back School of Atlanta was founded by Stanley V. Paris, PH.D., P.T. and Ronald W. Porter, P.T., CEAS in 1980 as an outreach of the Atlanta Back Clinic. The business name was changed to “The Back School” in 2012 and is still located in Atlanta, Georgia with Ron Porter as its Director. Courses are offered live and online, and The Back School’s comprehensive coverage of workplace injury prevention includes three levels of broad-based Ergonomics Assessment Certification and a certification in Advanced Office Ergonomics, and a certification in Employment Testing.
EDUCATA Link to Educata is a leading independent provider of online continuing education for rehabilitation professionals, EDUCATA utilizes an interactive platform to deliver a unique online, evidence-based learning experience. The company offers a broad spectrum of online courses from acute care to outpatient care; from orthopedic / musculoskeletal to cardiopulmonary and oncology; from pediatrics to geriatrics and from differential diagnosis to preventative treatment programs. Courses are taught by top-ranked, internationally recognized educators and experienced clinicians and are accredited for continuing education. Featured Courses on EDUCATA currently include The Temporomandibular Joint, The Mechanics of Swimming, and Clinical Kinesiology Taping Fundamentals.
The Institute of Advanced Musculoskeletal Treatments Link to Courses/Schedule has developed a unique curriculum of manual therapy courses specifically designed to provide clinicians with a solid foundation in both examination and treatment. The Orthopedic Manual Therapy Certification (COMT) program consists of 8 manual therapy courses and upon completion candidates will be eligible to sit for IAMT’s COMT exam. A variety of manual therapy and exercise interventions are taught by expert clinicians throughout the curriculum with a strong emphasis on patient outcomes and function achieved through constant assessment.
Kim Institute Link to Kim Institute – Established in 2013 by Dr. Younghoon Kim, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, Kim Institute offers a new concept of joint mobilization “Angular Joint Mobilization®”, a new concept of soft tissue mobilization “ Angular Soft Tissue Mobilization®”, and a new concept of soft tissue tension release technique “Angular Tension Release®” for health care professionals to treat patients to enhance movement, function, and quality of life. Dr. Kim’s concept of joint mobilization is a rotary technique that has to be applied to restricted rotary motion joint instead of translatoric gliding technique. The Angular Joint Mobilization® – Extremity I course is described on the Certifications/Techniques page. Link to Cert Page
Postural Restoration Institute® Link to PRI The Postural Restoration Institute® (PRI) was established to explore and explain the science of postural adaptations, asymmetrical patterns and the influence of polyarticular chains of muscles. The PRI mission is based on the development of an innovative treatment that addresses the primary contributions of postural kinematic movement dysfunction. The Postural Restoration Institute is committed to the ongoing search for improved pathways of physical medicine. PRI has established reproducible, outcome-based programs based on consistent evidence-based correlations, discovered with patient biomechanical, respiratory, and neurological functional patterns and limitations. PRI offers Postural Restoration Certified (PRC) and Postural Restoration Trained (PRT) credentials.
AdvantageCEUs.com Link to Advantage is a therapist owned online continuing education company specializing in physical therapy, occupational therapy and athletic training. Physical Therapy CEU Courses are offered on Assistive Technology, Ortho, Sports, Peds, Geriatrics, Neuro, Stroke, Pharmacology, Differential Diagnosis, Muscle Energy, Foot/Lower Leg conditions and several more. Also offers approved Physical Therapy Ethics and Jurisprudence courses for multiple states. Courses are affordable and available 24/7 with unlimited test attempts and instant certificates.
Allied Health Education Link to Allied is a therapist owned continuing education company that provides relevant, hands-on seminars, online live and on-demand webinars that you can complete in the comfort of your own home and at your convenience, Allied Health Education can provide you with the learning experience that best meets your physical therapy continuing competence needs, and offers over 100 on-demand webinars courses covering multiple topics including Acute Care, Cardiopulmonary, Documentation, Geriatrics, Integrative Medicine, Ortho, Neuro Rehab and several others.
Biologix Solutions Link to Biologix is a nationally approved provider of online continuing education (CE) courses for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and other professionals All our courses are authored by experience professionals / clinicians to provide the highest quality continuing education. All courses are 100% online independent self-study courses, allow you to work at your own pace and you can study when it is convenient. There is no limit to the number of times a participant may re-take the exam in order to obtain passing score.
Hesch Institute Link to Hesch The Hesch Method of Manual Therapy is an innovative, effective treatment to restore normative whole-body joint function, developed by Dr. Jerry Hesch, MHS, PT, DPT. Hesch Method is brief treatment, which focuses on accomplishing goals over a short period of time, generally three visits. Joint dysfunction such as the types that require repeat treatment, repeat adjustment or manipulation can often be resolved or significantly improved within this time frame. For any recurring dysfunction, the client is taught self correction, thereby limiting client dependency on practitioners and reducing economic burden. The Hesch Institute offers Continuing Education Seminars and Distance Learning Programs to teach Hesch Method techniques. Current programs focus on the lumbopelvic-hip complex, sacroiliac, and symphysis pubis, and a workshop and distance learning / home study that encompasses common patterns throughout the rest of the body.
FLEX Online Continuing Education Link to Flex is a national provider of CEU contact hours for license renewal for PT CEUs and PTA CEUs. Courses are priced very affordably at $9 per continuing education credit hour. You can also purchase an Unlimited CEU Membership for only $95/year. With the unlimited membership you can take as many of the courses as you like, whenever you want. Flex offers multiple course topics that are On line/Text based, and has just added the course “Injury Prevalence in Former Collegiate Athletes”, to their lineup. Flex also offers a course entitled “Hamstring Stretches – Frequency Required to Maintain Knee Extension Range of Motion” free of charge.
More Orthopedic Physical Therapy Courses
Since 1999, Motivations, Inc. Link to Motivations been scheduling medical rehabilitation training courses taught by expert instructors for CEU level courses, and Motivations nowprovides training for over 7000 professionals a year. Motivations offers multiple on-site live courses in numerous locations. live and recorded webinars, and multiple self study courses. Course certificates are issued online for ease of access and storage. CEU Records are maintained 7 years. Copies are available free of charge, if you misplace yours. Motivations works with national CEU approval sources, including physical therapy licensing Boards and APTA Chapter Associations.
Learn Spinal Manipulation Link to LSM offers Spinal Manipulation Level-1, which is designed to provide hands on training to equip the attendee with HVLA Thrust Manipulation skills that are safe and effective, that can be used in a clinical setting the next day. It is designed to add to, not replace, the skill set each clinician has in his or her training and experience. The ultimate objective of this seminar is for the attendee to leave the weekend with five manipulative techniques to utilize in each area of the spine. This requires most of the seminar to be spent in hands-on practice. Seminar is approved by FSBPT-PROCERT for 16 CE Hours.
CE For Therapy was launched June, 2017, and is scanning for new Orthopedic Physical Therapy Courses continuously, so the website is always as up-to-date as possible. If you are aware of any additional Providers of Orthopedic Physical Therapy Courses that you think should be included, please contact us.