Set yourself apart from your peers by earning your manual therapy certification. Join NAIOMT's courses at Focus Physiotherapy in Huntsville, AL and learn how to get the right diagnosis fast and master more techniques to improve patient satisfaction.
Faculty Video Demonstrations
In this video NAIOMT instructor Gary Kearns demonstrates some of the skills and techniques that will be covered in the upcoming courses.
Watch Gary Kearns demonstrate dry needling of the infraspinatus, levator scapulae, upper trapezius and cervical multifidus as a treatment modality addressing segmental facilitation.
Meet Your Instructor
Gary Kearns, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT
Gary is a 2002 graduate from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center where he earned his Masters in Physical Therapy. He began his manual therapy training with NAIOMT in 2005, obtaining his COMT in 2010. Graduating from the NAIOMT Fellowship Program, he was recognized as a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists in 2010. His fellowship project entitled Medical Diagnosis of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Ameliorated with Thrust Manipulation of the Elbow and Carpals was published in the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2012. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Science (ScD) through Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, following the teaching tract.
Senior faculty Ann Porter-Hoke, Bill Temes and Kent Keyser have filmed over 13 hours of technique and theory videos, which complement our Level I and II courses. This is a great resource for all course participants, especially if you are seeking certification.
The videos are available on NAIOMT's Vimeo subscription channel. An unlimited access subscription is just $5/month.