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Orthopedic Residency Weekend Courses

Elevating the profession of physical therapy through residency education and quality continuing education opportunities.

These courses are sponsored by the A.T. Still University Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program and are included as part of the Residency curriculum. Licensed Physical Therapists can choose to attend one course or attend them all.

The weekend courses emphasize clinical reasoning and the development of manual therapy skills for orthopedic physical therapy.  Nationally recognized physical therapists will be presenting at the courses.  Please see the course list below for a list of instructors.  All courses are open to physical therapists and provide CEU hours.

Course discounts are available for clinical instructors and alumni of A.T. Still University as well as 3 or more participants from one organization. For larger group rates please contact Cheri Hodges at

Click on the course link below to download a pdf of the course brochure and mail-in registration information or register online

2015-2017 Continuing Education Course Schedule

Date   Course Instructor
November 18-20, 2016 APTA Clinical Instructor Education & Credentialing Course Lori Bordenave, PT, DPT, PhD
January 28-29, 2017 Spinal Manipulation: Annual Update for Physical Therapy Level I


Britt Smith, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

February 25, 2017 Exercise and Return to Sport for Athletes following Shoulder Injury Todd Ellenbecker, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS, USPTA
March 25, 2017 Treating Pain; Simplifying the Science of Pain for Better Clinical Results John Woolf, PT, MS, ATC, COMT
April 8, 2017 Gait Analysis and Treatment of Running Injuries Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, PhD
May 13, 2017 Mechanisms of Patellofemoral Pain: Implications for Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention Chris Power, PT, PhD, FACSM, FAPTA
June 24, 2017 Musculoskeletal Imaging: Applications to Clinical Practice

Colin Rigney, PT, DPT, OCS, RMSK

Wayne Smith, PT, DPT, ATC, SCS, RMSK

August 26, 2017 Examination and Intervention Strategies for Common Orthopedic Conditions around the Elbow, Hand and Wrist Kathy Petkovsky, PT, CHT