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Manual Therapy Certification Curriculum
IAMT has developed a unique curriculum of manual therapy courses specifically designed to provide clinicians with a solid foundation in both examination and treatment. Our curriculum is centered around clinical reasoning skills and is strongly evidence-based. Our teaching model ensures the therapist focuses not only on the source of the patient’s symptoms but also the causative factors. A variety of eclectic manual therapy and exercise interventions are taught by expert clinicians throughout our curriculum with a strong emphasis on patient outcomes and function achieved through constant assessment. The certification program consists of 8 Manual Therapy courses and upon completion candidates will be eligible to sit for IAMT’s COMT exam. These courses may also be taken independently of the certification curriculum.

Specialty Courses
IAMT is proud to provide advanced specialty courses that encompass a variety of manual therapy and sports medicine topics including: Advanced Sports Medicine Upper Extremity, Advanced Sports Medicine Lower Extremity, Manual Therapy Tool Kit, Trigger Point Dry Needling, Pelvic Floor for the Manual Therapist and many others. We will continue to offer new and exciting educational opportunities through our network of world renowned experts. For a list of our current panel of talented US and international instructors, please refer to the “Our Experts” section of our website.

Trigger Point Dry Needling
IAMT's Dry Needling curriculum focuses delivering a well-rounded clinical reasoning approach to help enhance your patient outcomes. We provide a 3 level course curriculum to train PTs in a variety of dry needling techniques to be utilized with a wide range of patients. Therapists that successfully complete Dry Needling Level 1, Dry Needling Level 2, and Advanced Dry Needling Level 3 will receive their Certification in Dry Needling (CDNT). Therapists that complete Level 1 and Level 2 will receive a “Certificate of Completion” after each course.


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COMT Exam (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, April 17, 2021

The certification exam process offered by IAMT, which leads to the designation of Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT), consists of a combination of a practical examination,…

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Upper Quarter Examinations and Treatments (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, April 17, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise interventions for the entire upper quarter utilizing a clinical reasoning approach. The course considers the current literature…

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Clinical Decision Making for the Manual Therapist (Birmingham, AL)

Saturday, April 24, 2021

A lecture based course with frequent lab sessions, this course covers the application and reasoning processes behind manual therapy interventions and builds a framework for therapists…

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Lumbopelvic Examinations and Treatments (San Antonio, TX)

Saturday, April 24, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise treatment interventions for the lumbo-pelvic region utilizing a clinical reasoning approach. The course considers the current literature…

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CMD1: Evaluation and Treatment for Craniomandibular Disorders (Charleston, SC)

Saturday, April 24, 2021

This course will primarily be focused on displacement of the intra-articular disc of the TMJ, but will also cover the role of the subcranial spine in…

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Lumbopelvic Examinations and Treatments (Ooltewah, TN)

Saturday, April 24, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise treatment interventions for the lumbo-pelvic region utilizing a clinical reasoning approach. The course considers the current literature…

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Manual Therapy Toolkit (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, May 1, 2021

This lab intensive course weaves together the concepts of regional interdependence and efficient use of test-treat-retest in manual therapy in order to improve therapeutic alliance and…

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Lumbopelvic Examinations and Treatments (Collierville, TN)

Saturday, May 1, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise treatment interventions for the lumbo-pelvic region utilizing a clinical reasoning approach. The course considers the current literature…

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Lower Quarter Examinations and Treatments (Raleigh, NC)

Saturday, May 15, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise interventions for the entire lower quarter utilizing a clinical reasoning approach and functional movement assessment. The course…

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Identifying Clinical Blind Spots (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, May 15, 2021

With the increase in current evidence and course work around modern pain science, recommended utilization of cognitive functional based therapy, and a seismic shift to a…

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Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 1 (Brookfield, CT)

Saturday, May 15, 2021

This course is designed to teach physical therapists introductory level techniques for trigger point dry needling throughout the entire body. The course also presents the clinical…

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Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 1 (Reston, VA)

Friday, May 21, 2021

This course is designed to teach physical therapists introductory level techniques for trigger point dry needling throughout the entire body. The course also presents the clinical…

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CMD1: Evaluation and Treatment for Craniomandibular Disorders (Louisville, KY)

Saturday, May 22, 2021

This course will primarily be focused on displacement of the intra-articular disc of the TMJ, but will also cover the role of the subcranial spine in…

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Neurodynamics Examination and Treatment (Chattanooga, TN)

Saturday, May 22, 2021

This course is intended to assist the therapist in musculoskeletal tissue differential diagnosis as it relates to nerve pathology. We will utilize the standard procedural flow…

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Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 1 (Charleston, SC)

Saturday, May 22, 2021

This course is designed to teach physical therapists introductory level techniques for trigger point dry needling throughout the entire body. The course also presents the clinical…

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Pelvic Health 2 (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Clinicians will be introduced to internal pelvic floor muscle (PFM) examination and treatment in Level II of the Pelvic Health Series. Participants will be instructed in,…

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Medical Screening (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Therapists are now primary care providers. As such, they must be able to screen for problems and needs beyond the scope of physical therapy and refer…

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Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 2 (West Chester, OH)

Friday, June 11, 2021

This course, designed for physical therapists, is a continuation of the Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 1 course with the addition of more challenging techniques. The…

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Lower Quarter Examinations and Treatments (Atlanta, GA)

Saturday, June 12, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise interventions for the entire lower quarter utilizing a clinical reasoning approach and functional movement assessment. The course…

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Vestibular Rehabilitation (Collierville, TN)

Saturday, June 12, 2021

According to the Vestibular Disorders Association, as many as 35% of adults aged 40 years or older in the US have experienced vestibular dysfunction. This amounts…

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CMD2: Advancing Concepts in Craniomandibular Management (Austin, TX)

Saturday, June 12, 2021

The focus of this course is on craniovertebral relationships, the interplay between the cervical spine and the TMJ, with an emphasis on the normal centric relation…

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Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 2 (Reston, VA)

Friday, June 25, 2021

This course, designed for physical therapists, is a continuation of the Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 1 course with the addition of more challenging techniques. The…

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Management of the Running Athlete (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, June 26, 2021

This course focuses on the assessment and treatment principles for the management of running athletes. We will discuss common injuries, impairments, and a variety of factors…

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Medical Screening (San Antonio, TX)

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Therapists are now primary care providers. As such, they must be able to screen for problems and needs beyond the scope of physical therapy and refer…

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Exercise Prescription (Charleston, SC)

Saturday, July 24, 2021

This course is designed to enhance a physical therapists ability to develop and prescribe an individualized exercise program of the spine and extremities for the patient’s…

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Cervicothoracic Examinations and Treatments (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, July 24, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise treatment interventions for the cervico-thoracic region. The course considers the current literature and compares and contrasts the…

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Neurodynamics Examination and Treatment (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, July 31, 2021

This course is intended to assist the therapist in musculoskeletal tissue differential diagnosis as it relates to nerve pathology. We will utilize the standard procedural flow…

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COMT Review (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, August 7, 2021

This course reviews the application and reasoning processes behind manual therapy interventions and builds a framework for therapists to make clinical decisions based on sound reasoning…

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Lower Quarter Examinations and Treatments (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, August 7, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise interventions for the entire lower quarter utilizing a clinical reasoning approach and functional movement assessment. The course…

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CMD2: Advancing Concepts in Craniomandibular Management (Birmingham, AL)

Saturday, August 7, 2021

The focus of this course is on craniovertebral relationships, the interplay between the cervical spine and the TMJ, with an emphasis on the normal centric relation…

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Upper Quarter Examinations and Treatments (Austin, TX)

Saturday, August 14, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise interventions for the entire upper quarter utilizing a clinical reasoning approach. The course considers the current literature…

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Vestibular Rehabilitation (Knoxville, TN)

Saturday, August 14, 2021

According to the Vestibular Disorders Association, as many as 35% of adults aged 40 years or older in the US have experienced vestibular dysfunction. This amounts…

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Medical Screening (Louisville, KY)

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Therapists are now primary care providers. As such, they must be able to screen for problems and needs beyond the scope of physical therapy and refer…

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Myofascial Treatment and Taping Applications (Collierville, TN)

Saturday, August 21, 2021

This course covers clinical examination and treatment of the soft tissue components of the musculoskeletal and peripheral nervous system. This course focuses on soft tissue assessment…

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Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 1 (Indianapolis, IN)

Saturday, August 21, 2021

This course is designed to teach physical therapists introductory level techniques for trigger point dry needling throughout the entire body. The course also presents the clinical…

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Medical Screening (Raleigh, NC)

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Therapists are now primary care providers. As such, they must be able to screen for problems and needs beyond the scope of physical therapy and refer…

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Cervico Thoracic Examinations and Treatments (Little Rock, AR)

Saturday, September 11, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise treatment interventions for the cervico-thoracic region. The course considers the current literature and compares and contrasts the…

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Clinical Decision Making for the Manual Therapist (Charleston, SC)

Saturday, September 11, 2021

A lecture based course with frequent lab sessions, this course covers the application and reasoning processes behind manual therapy interventions and builds a framework for therapists…

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Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 2 (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, September 11, 2021

This course, designed for physical therapists, is a continuation of the Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 1 course with the addition of more challenging techniques. The…

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Exercise Prescription (Atlanta, GA)

Saturday, September 18, 2021

This course is designed to enhance a physical therapists ability to develop and prescribe an individualized exercise program of the spine and extremities for the patient’s…

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Cervicothoracic Examinations and Treatments (Houston, TX)

Saturday, September 18, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise treatment interventions for the cervico-thoracic region. The course considers the current literature and compares and contrasts the…

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Manual Therapy Toolkit (Louisville, KY)

Saturday, September 18, 2021

This lab intensive course weaves together the concepts of regional interdependence and efficient use of test-treat-retest in manual therapy in order to improve therapeutic alliance and…

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Pelvic Health 1 (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, September 18, 2021

This course will introduce participants to the anatomy of the male and female pelvic floor musculature (PFM) and the function of the PFM in relation to…

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Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 2 (Brookfield, CT)

Saturday, September 18, 2021

This course, designed for physical therapists, is a continuation of the Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 1 course with the addition of more challenging techniques. The…

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Clinical Decision Making for the Manual Therapist (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, September 25, 2021

A lecture based course with frequent lab sessions, this course covers the application and reasoning processes behind manual therapy interventions and builds a framework for therapists…

More info and book now

Myofascial Treatment and Taping Applications (Brentwood, TN)

Saturday, September 25, 2021

This course covers clinical examination and treatment of the soft tissue components of the musculoskeletal and peripheral nervous system. This course focuses on soft tissue assessment…

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Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 2 (Austin, TX)

Saturday, October 2, 2021

This course, designed for physical therapists, is a continuation of the Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 1 course with the addition of more challenging techniques. The…

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Medical Screening (Collierville, TN)

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Therapists are now primary care providers. As such, they must be able to screen for problems and needs beyond the scope of physical therapy and refer…

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Myofascial Treatments and Taping Applications (Birmingham, AL)

Saturday, October 9, 2021

This course covers clinical examination and treatment of the soft tissue components of the musculoskeletal and peripheral nervous system. This course focuses on soft tissue assessment…

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Upper Quarter Examinations and Treatments (Brentwood, TN)

Saturday, October 9, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise interventions for the entire upper quarter utilizing a clinical reasoning approach. The course considers the current literature…

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Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 3 (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, October 9, 2021

This course utilizes a case study approach to enhance clinical reasoning skills for the physical therapists and to formulate an integrative plan of care utilizing dry…

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Lower Quarter Examinations and Treatments (Louisville, KY)

Saturday, October 16, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise interventions for the entire lower quarter utilizing a clinical reasoning approach and functional movement assessment. The course…

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COMT Exam (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, October 16, 2021

The certification exam process offered by IAMT, which leads to the designation of Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT), consists of a combination of a practical examination,…

More info and book now

Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 2 (Charleston, SC)

Saturday, October 16, 2021

This course, designed for physical therapists, is a continuation of the Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 1 course with the addition of more challenging techniques. The…

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Manual Therapy Toolkit (Chattanooga, TN)

Saturday, October 23, 2021

This lab intensive course weaves together the concepts of regional interdependence and efficient use of test-treat-retest in manual therapy in order to improve therapeutic alliance and…

More info and book now

Vestibular Rehabilitation (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, October 23, 2021

According to the Vestibular Disorders Association, as many as 35% of adults aged 40 years or older in the US have experienced vestibular dysfunction. This amounts…

More info and book now

Neurodynamics Examination and Treatment (Raleigh, NC)

Saturday, November 6, 2021

This course is intended to assist the therapist in musculoskeletal tissue differential diagnosis as it relates to nerve pathology. We will utilize the standard procedural flow…

More info and book now

Exercise Prescription (Franklin, TN)

Saturday, November 6, 2021

This course is designed to enhance a physical therapists ability to develop and prescribe an individualized exercise program of the spine and extremities for the patient’s…

More info and book now

Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 2 (Indianapolis, IN)

Saturday, November 6, 2021

This course, designed for physical therapists, is a continuation of the Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 1 course with the addition of more challenging techniques. The…

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Lower Quarter Examinations and Treatments (Austin, TX)

Saturday, November 13, 2021

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise interventions for the entire lower quarter utilizing a clinical reasoning approach and functional movement assessment. The course…

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Exercise Prescription (Little Rock, AR)

Saturday, December 4, 2021

This course is designed to enhance a physical therapists ability to develop and prescribe an individualized exercise program of the spine and extremities for the patient’s…

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Lumbo Pelvic Examinations and Treatments (Little Rock, AR)

Saturday, January 29, 2022

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise treatment interventions for the lumbo-pelvic region utilizing a clinical reasoning approach. The course considers the current literature…

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Upper Quarter Examinations and Treatments (Little Rock, AR)

Saturday, May 21, 2022

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise interventions for the entire upper quarter utilizing a clinical reasoning approach. The course considers the current literature…

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Lower Quarter Examinations and Treatments (Little Rock, AR)

Saturday, September 10, 2022

This course covers clinical examination, manual therapy and exercise interventions for the entire lower quarter utilizing a clinical reasoning approach and functional movement assessment. The course…

More info and book now

Myofascial Treatment and Taping Applications (Little Rock, AR)

Saturday, January 28, 2023

This course covers clinical examination and treatment of the soft tissue components of the musculoskeletal and peripheral nervous system. This course focuses on soft tissue assessment…

More info and book now

Medical Screening (Little Rock, AR)

Saturday, June 10, 2023

Therapists are now primary care providers. As such, they must be able to screen for problems and needs beyond the scope of physical therapy and refer…

More info and book now

COMT Examination (Little Rock, AR)

Saturday, October 7, 2023

The certification exam process offered by IAMT, which leads to the designation of Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT), consists of a combination of a practical examination,…

More info and book now