Specialty Courses


IAMT is proud to provide advanced specialty courses that encompass a variety of manual therapy and sports medicine topics including: pain science, sports specific rehabilitation, craniomandibular principles, pelvic health, vestibular, 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 Experts section of our website.

Treating the Runner

Using emerging evidence, advances in technology, and years of experience, clinicians will be trained in advanced techniques to asses, diagnose, and treat the most common ailments of a running athlete....

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PH Ortho: Pelvic Health for the Orthopaedic Therapist

This course is designed for PTs to gain an understanding of the anatomy & role of the pelvic floor muscles (PFM) as a skeletal muscle group that supports the lumbo-pelvic-hip...

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TM1: Thrust Manipulation 1 – Lower Extremity & Basic/Intermediate Spine

This course focuses on enhancing the participant’s background knowledge, clinical reasoning process, and technical skill set related to the use of high velocity low amplitude (HVLA) thrust manipulation techniques in...

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TM2: Thrust Manipulation 2 – Upper Extremity & Advanced Spine

This course focuses on enhancing the participant’s background knowledge, clinical reasoning process, and technical skill set related to the use of high velocity low amplitude (HVLA) thrust manipulation techniques in...

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VR: Vestibular Rehabilitation

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 to approximately 69...

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CM: Concussion Management

This two-day introductory course in Concussion Management will cover the lifespan of a concussion from the acute injury to post-concussive management. The participants will obtain general neuro-anatomy and physiology of...

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ICBS: Identifying Clinical Blind Spots

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 bio-psycho-social approach to patient...

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MPS: Modern Pain Science On-Line Course With Live Lab

This course focuses on enhancing the participant’s knowledge and understanding of how pain works and how it can impact those affected by it. In addition, an emphasis is placed on...

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NDET: Neurodynamics Examination and Treatment

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 with emphasis on concordant...

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CMD1: Evaluation and Treatment for Craniomandibular Disorders

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 the causation of craniofacial...

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CMD2: Advancing Concepts in Craniomandibular Management

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 of these regions. Pathologies...

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PH1: Pelvic Health 1

This course will review gender-inclusive pelvic floor anatomy related to pelvic floor dysfunctions. The participants will gain an understanding of internal urogenital triangle assessment and treatment of lumbopelvic/hip musculature. ...

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PH2: Pelvic Health 2

In this course, clinicians will be introduced to internal pelvic floor muscle (PFM) examination and treatment of the anorectal triangle. Participants will be instructed in, and have dedicated lab time...

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PH3: Pelvic Health 3

The Biopsychosocial Model of understanding pain will be explored more in-depth. Among diagnoses discussed will be: endometriosis, vulvodynia / vestibulitis, pudendal nerve entrapment, and non-bacterial prostatitis. These are conditions that...

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WCR: The Wrist Complex: Evidence-Based Concepts in Wrist Rehabilitation

This two-day course is designed for the hand therapy specialist as an in-depth review of wrist conditions, kinematics, and evidence-based rehabilitation. The participant will learn how to assess the wrist...

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TOA: Treating the Overhead Athlete: Regional Interdependence and Beyond

Cutting-edge techniques, up-to-date evidence, and hands on learning an covered in this course in order to improve and develop the clinician’s ability to treat the overhead athlete from injury to...

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MTX: Skilled Integration of Manual Therapy and Exercise

This course will teach you to improve exercise prescription along the continuum of the rehab process. Principles of exercise are reviewed and analyzed regarding implementation, namely through “phase progression.” The...

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MTXOT: Skilled Integration of Manual Therapy and Exercise for the Upper Extremity: OTs ONLY

This course option is for OTs only. To find the MTX course for all designations return to main registration page. Improve exercise prescription along the continuum of the rehab process....

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EMRA: Emergency Medical Response for Acute Athletic Injury and Illness

This blended online and live course will present an in-depth view of acute injury and illness management for physical therapists interested in treating an athletic population as Emergency Medical Responders....

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UQS: Upper Quarter Sports: Prevention to Performance

This is an advanced course designed to provide clinicians the ability to actively review current updates in literature relative to shoulder and upper quarter biomechanics, rehabilitation techniques, efficacy of treatment...

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LQS: Lower Quarter Sports: Prevention to Performance

This advanced lower quarter course is designed to provide clinicians with the ability to actively review current updates in literature relative to injury prevention programs, sports performance enhancement and functional...

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PAR: Post-Arthroplasty Rehab of the Knee and Shoulder

Focuses on current evidence based interventions for promoting high level functional return to a patient’s requested level of daily activities. This presentation will be based on the speaker’s 39 years...

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RCS: Rotator Cuff Syndrome: Evidence based Applications for Primary and Secondary Impingement

Designed to demonstrate innovative treatment planning in functional rehabilitation of the upper kinetic chain with evidence based interventions. Learn to assess and treat rotator cuff injuries with treatment strategies based...

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FRK: Functional Rehab of the Knee: Concepts of Evidence Based Treatment

Focuses on evidence -based therapeutic value-designed exercise applications that promote tri-plane stabilization of the lower extremity. Attendees will explore the most up to date treatment plans for selected knee pathology....

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MRA: Management of the Running Athlete

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 that impact athletes that...

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ITO: Introduction to Orthoses

This two-day course is designed to provide the non-specialist, as well as those new to the hand therapy specialty, with the skills and knowledge necessary to select, design and fabricate...

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HBC: Hand Therapy Boot Camp: An Intro to Hand Therapy

This two-day course is designed to provide the non-specialist, as well as those new to the hand therapy specialty, with information necessary to evaluate and treat common hand conditions. Beginning...

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MTT: Manual Therapy Toolkit

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 patient outcomes. Specific techniques...

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EAI: Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

This course utilizes the manual therapy model with implementation of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization for assessment, treatment, and re-assessment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. This course will be lab intensive with...

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BFL: Business Foundations and Leadership

This interactive course covers the current best practices integrating the topics of clinical excellence, marketing, clinical management and professional development. The primary purpose of this course is to give...

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