• Date & Time

    Wednesday, April 6 - 1.5 hour evening pre-course Zoom meeting - 7:30 - 9:00pm CST Saturday, April 23 - 8:00am - 5:00pm CST (registration begins at 7:45am CST) - Lab: 1:00pm - 5:00pm CST Sunday, April 24 - 8:00am - 2:00pm CST - Lab: 10:00am - 2:00pm CST Wednesday, April 27 - 1.5 hour evening Zoom post-course meeting - 7:30 - 9:00pm CST

  • Location

    100% Virtual via Zoom.

  • Registration: $499 (if you join the cohort)

    CMPT Series Cohort Registration: $499 - contact Susan Windsor @ susan@naiomt.com to join the cohort. Regular Registration: $599 Repeat Participant: $349.00

C-516 Virtual Cervical Spine I

Course Overview

This course enhances the ability to make decisions about the cervical region through safe, effective, and efficient screening examinations. Participants will identify an evidence-informed approach to evaluation and management through concepts of total patient health, function, life-participation, and pain behaviors. Management strategies will include education, activity modification, manual therapy techniques, and individualized neuromuscular rehabilitation prescription, with the goal of restoring optimal function and preventing future impairments.
  • Course Details

    This course is 100% 2 days virtual via Zoom and 1 day asynchronous online. Participants will receive an e-link to the online course materials 2 weeks prior to the course and an e-link to the onsite course materials 1 week prior to the course. Please watch for the links in your email inbox.

  • 21 CEUs

    This course awards 21 CEUs in eligible states. See www.naiomt.com/ceus for details.

  • Refund Policy

    Refunds up to 30 days before event.


Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT

Terry Pratt

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. Terry has been adjunct faculty for The University of Maine System, Southern New Hampshire University and Medbridge Education. He has taught courses in Clinically Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology, Anatomy and Physiology and Bridging the Gap: Between Evidence Based Research and the Reality of the Clinic and most recently “A Collaborative Approach to Evaluation and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine. He developed teaching manuals for the McConnell Institute faculty, produced technique videos for NAIOMT, formatted and reviewed the textbook ‘Manipulative Thrust Techniques of the Spine’ by Erl Pettman, and the manual for distance mentoring for NAIOMT clinical fellowship instructors and fellows in training. Terry has written a section for a home study course for the Orthopedic Section of the APTA addressing treatment of the injured lumbar spine published in 2015. Terry currently is the clinical director of Greater Brunswick Physical Therapy in Topsham, Maine. He has a keen interest in biomechanics, functional application of manual therapy, and prolotherapy. He regularly posts a blog entitled MSKMonday, emphasizing his current thoughts on application of research to clinical practice. Terry resides in Brunswick, Maine, where he enjoys spending time with his family and all outdoor activities that Maine offers.

Course Partners

Some of NAIOMT's Partners Across the US

Elon University
Touro College
Lebanon Valley College
Baylor Scott & White Institute for rehabilitation
Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy
Centura Health
New Heights Physical Therapy
The Physical Therapy Effect
Advanced Kinetics Physical Therapy and Sports Performance

Course Organizer

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.