IAR offers the only certification program for physical therapists that combines both a sports and orthopedic approach in patient management. The program allows clinicians to receive the benefits of advanced course work and clinical reasoning in sports and orthopedics while acquiring highly skilled manual therapy techniques. The curriculum is a combination of online workshops and live weekend intensives. The weekend courses encompass a large amount of hands-on lab and exercise prescription necessary to develop the required motor skills and foundational clinical reasoning in the realm of sports and orthopedic manual therapy. Bi-monthly virtual clinical reasoning sessions with fellow students and IAR faculty. This certification program is open to all therapists with a valid physical therapy license in good standing. Upon successful completion of all course work, clinicians will become a Certified Sports and Orthopedic Manual Therapist (CSOMT).
Licensed Physical Therapists
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistants are welcome to participate and will receive a certificate of completion.
Requisite for New Graduates and Non - Residency graduates interested in pursuing Fellowship Training.
111 ONLINE COURSE
4 WEEKEND INTENSIVES
1 FINAL ONLINE MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM
COMPREHENSIVE EMPHASIS ON SPORTS & ORTHOPEDIC APPLICATIONS
*courses can be completed in any order
Texas Physical Therapy Association Approved:
Core Concepts: 12 CCUs
Clinical Management Lumbar / SIJ: 16 CCUs
Clinical Management Cervical / Thoracic: 16 CCUs
Clinical Management Lower Extremity: 16 CCUs
Clinical Management Upper Extremity: 16 CCUs
Please check your state for eligibility in continuing education reciprocity for each course.
Students who are interested in using the CSOMT to transition into the IAR Sports & Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship are encouraged to review the FELLOWSHIP PAGE in order to see the difference in curriculum offering between the CSOMT and the fellowship integrated CSOMT.
Contact Us to get more information on the differences between CSOMT programs to determine which option is the best fit for you.
1 final online multiple choice exam required to earn the CSOMT credentials. Student can schedule this at anytime after completing all didactic components.
Austin Sports Medicine
1515 Medical Pkwy Building 3
Cedar Park, TX 78613
215 Southside Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217
& Sports Therapy
6101 Windhaven Pkwy #145
Plano, TX 75093
4009 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77027