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CMPT Done in 2021
Accelerated CMPT East Coast Series

CMPT Certification in One Year

Join the Accelerated CMPT Series

  • Convenience - You can complete all courses including NAIOMT CMPT certification in just one year.
  • Savings - Accelerated series participants enjoy a significantly reduced cost per course.
  • Expert Mentorship - Courses are instructed by NAIOMT faculty Terry Pratt, who is readily available to series participants in between courses.
  • Support - Attending each course with the same group throughout the year fosters beneficial camaraderie and support as you go through the program.

Your Safety is Our Top Priority

  • For all upcoming scheduled in-person courses NAIOMT will be following the CDC, federal, state and local COVID-19 guidelines in regard to social distancing and hygiene.
  • All instructors and participants are required to wear masks throughout the course weekend in consideration of the safety of all course participants.
  • We realize that many, if not most, clinicians have received one or both shots of a COVID vaccine. However, until the CDC updates their guidance to allow for vaccinated participants to not wear masks, NAIOMT has decided to keep the mask mandate in place.

Get a Glimpse

Modified Schobbers: Watch Terry Pratt demonstrate a technique from the course C-511 Lumbopelvic Spine I.

Reserve Your Spot

  • Contact Susan Windsor at susan@naiomt.com to reserve your spot in the Accelerated CMPT East Coast Series.
  • Series pricing: $499 per course. Regular pricing: $599 per course.

Confidence & Career Satisfaction Starts Here
Join the Accelerated CMPT East Coast Series

Please contact Susan Windsor at susan@naiomt.com to register for the Accelerated CMPT East Coast Series.

  • C-516 "Virtual" Cervical Spine I & C-511 "Virtual" Lumbopelvic Spine I  /  March 19-22, 2021. Instructor: Terry Pratt
  • C-616 Cervical Spine II & C-626 Upper Extremity  /  June 25 - 28, 2021. Instructor: Terry Pratt
  • C-611 Lumbopelvic Spine II & C-621 Lower Extremity  /  September 17-20, 2021. Instructor: Terry Pratt
  • C-613 Thoracic Spine  /  December 4-5, 2021. Instructor: Terry Pratt
  • C-630 Oral Practical Exam  /  Date: TBD.

Video Demonstrations
Course Insights

Watch our teaching faculty demonstrate key techniques from NAIOMT's core courses.


  • C-511 Lumbopelvic Spine I / Watch NAIOMT teaching faculty Michael Lucido demonstrate a manual treatment of a patient with primary intervertebral disc pain using graded segmental traction. This technique is taught and discussed in NAIOMT’s course C-511 Lumbopelvic Spine I.


  • C-516 Cervical Spine I / Watch a lab demonstration with Terry Pratt showing modifications to the Halpike-Dix maneuver for BPPV. The majority of patients have sensitivity in cervical spine extension and rotation. This technique is taught in the C-516 Cervical Spine course.


  • C-611 Lumbopelvic Spine II / Psoas Triangle: Watch NAIOMT teaching faculty Michael Lucido demonstrate the examination and treatment of a hypertonic psoas major muscle affecting hip motion. This technique is taught in the NAIOMT course C-611 Lumbopelvic Spine II.


  • C-613 Thoracic Spine / How to do a manubrial test for the thoracic spine. Review and refine your manubrial test for the thoracic spine with NAIOMT faculty member Terry Pratt.


  • C-616 Cervical Spine II / Is spinal accessory nerve a source of chronic upper trapezius pain / tightness? Watch Liz Henry demonstrate diagnostics and treatment of this common dysfunction. These techniques are taught in the C-616 Cervical Spine II course.


  • C-621 Lower Extremity / Watch NAIOMT teaching faculty Michael Lucido discuss a short case study of an athlete with an ankle "sprain" diagnosis. The case study shows how this patient received an outstanding outcome by incorporating the "quadrant" system into his treatment. This content is taught in NAIOMT’s courses C-621 Lower Extremity and C-705 Advanced Lower Quadrant Integration.


  • C-626 Upper Extremity / How do you check for shoulder abduction? Watch Terry Pratt demonstrate a shoulder abduction assessment and the clinical reasoning associated with it. This technique is taught in the C-626 Upper Extremity course.

NAIOMT's Full Course Schedule

  • All upcoming NAIOMT courses conveniently displayed on one page. Search courses by course name, location, instructor or date simply by clicking the schedule headlines.


World-Class Mentors
Meet Your Instructor


Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists

Terry received his MSPT from Andrews University in 1997 and his FAAOMPT in 2013 through the NAIOMT Fellowship Program. He is a Faculty, Clinical Fellowship Instructor and Examiner for NAIOMT. He teaches core NAIOMT courses primarily in the Northeast, and has presented specialty course for the Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire APTA sections and SIGs.

Learn more about Terry Pratt

Get Expert Insights

Get manual therapy technique videos, practical clinical insights from NAIOMT faculty and news on upcoming courses in your area. 

Watch NAIOMT teaching faculty Terry Pratt as he outlines and demonstrates strategies he uses in the clinic for lumbar stabilization.

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Complex Patient Problems Call for a Master Clinician Level of Care

The Highest Standards of Clinical Practice

The North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Inc. (NAIOMT) is a private physical therapist-owned organization dedicated to achieving the highest standards of clinical practice for manual physical therapists.

NAIOMT specializes in a flexible teaching program, which seeks to promote the utilization of safe, effective and efficient manual physical therapy management of musculoskeletal dysfunction. It further seeks an environment that is conducive to the application of a reasoned approach to manual physical therapy through critical inquiry and the creation of new knowledge and skills based on scientific study and dissemination of that knowledge.

NAIOMT strongly supports the union of the clinician, academician and researcher to further facilitate the development of quality patient care, physical therapy education and the development of master clinicians.



What Our Students Say

"Bill, Thank you for the truly amazing cohort put together this last year; you and Steve have been great motivators and challengers for my progression in this profession. I really like the approach of NAIOMT and how it makes the 'scary things' (i.e. cervical manipulations) safe and gives me confidence in performing them! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT!"

Emily Billings, PT, DPT, CSCS


NAIOMT Teaching Faculty Terry Pratt demonstrating a manual therapy technique during a Cervical Spine I course.