Join the Accelerated CMPT Series in Texas

  • 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 Michael Lucido who is readily available to cohort 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.
  • Career Satisfaction - Experience your career in a whole new, satisfying way as you gain the skills it takes to treat more complex patient problems.
  • Continuing Education: NAIOMT is an approved provider through the TPTA. Each course in the Accelerated Mid-America CMPT Series is worth 21 CEUs.

Program Schedule

  • February 19-20, 2022; C-511 Lumbopelvic Spine I 
  • April 2-3, 2022: C-516 Cervical Spine I
  • July 9-10, 2022: C-613 Thoracic Spine
  • August 13-14, 2022: C-616 Cervical Spine II
  • October 8-9, 2022: C-611 Lumbopelvic Spine II
  • December 10-11: C-621 Lower Extremity
  • January 28-29, 2023: C-626 Upper Extremity
  • C-630 Oral Practical Exam: Date TBD

Secure Your Spot Today

Limited Number of Seats

  • Only 16 seats are available.

Contact Us to Register

  • Please email Susan Windsor at to reserve your spot in the cohort and register for the Mid-America Accelerated CMPT series.
Watch Intro Video

Medial Heel Pain

Watch NAIOMT faculty instructor Michael Lucido demonstrate the examination and treatment of a patient with medial heel pain with the medical diagnosis of "plantar fascitis."

What Our Students Say

If you are a novice practitioner committed to the orthopedic manual physical therapy, NAIOMT will give you an excellent foundation to help you master the patient with complex neuromuscular conditions. Safe and efficient manual therapy assessments and interventions based on sound clinical reasoning, current evidence, and anatomy and physiology are taught in a comfortable setting with time for hands-on learning and feedback.

For the experienced practitioner, NAIOMT will complement your current clinical skills while challenging you to grow in areas of clinical reasoning and deepen your appreciation for doing the basics well. Mastery enables you to handle even the most complicated regional interdependent conditions.

Mette Coleman, PT, CMPT, DSc student, Fellow in training OMPT

Meet Your Instructor

Michael Lucido, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT

Michael Lucido has has a passion for teaching and has instructed over the United States to physical therapist, occupational therapist and primary care physicians. Michael is board certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and has completed a fellowship in orthopedic manual/manipulative physical therapy thru the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). He is a member of the North American Spine Society. He is a guest lecturer at Texas Woman’s University and is and instructor and examiner for NAIOMT.

ACOMPTE Accredited Program
Baylor Scott & White Institute for rehabilitation

Course Organizer


The North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy

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.