Institute of Physical Art & Functional Manual Therapy Foundation Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship
    The program provides advanced training and clinical reasoning training in Functional Manual therapy with extensive supervision. Emphasis is on an evidence based treatment approach for complex patients of all diagnosis. The approach emphasizes the enhancement of function through treatment of the mechanical capacity, neuromuscular function, and motor control.
Program Contact Information
Program Type Fellowship
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy
Program Directors Name Gregory S Johnson, PT
Address Line 1 1856 Lincoln Ave
Address Line 2
City, State Zip Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80487
Phone 970/879-4558
Fax 970/870-9351
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 Rolling
Admission Decision Date 1 Rolling
Program Start Date 1 Rolling
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis
Program Prerequisites
Courses IPA courses – CFS, PNF I, FM I, FM II, FMLQ, FMUQ, plus one elective Foundation course –CrunkKeyserPT. Plus successful completion of the Functional Manual therapy certification process.
Certifications Functional Manual Therapy Certification (CFMT)
Experience At least two years of full time clinical practice.
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental application fee required Not Applicable
Supplemental application fee amount Not Applicable
Link to supplemental forms or instructions Not Applicable
Essay Questions
A cover letter that: describes why you wish to participate in the FMT Fellowship Program. Give an overview of your clinical experience, noting any experience that you think would be particularly relevant. List at least 5 measurable goals that you would like to achieve during your fellowship, to include both broad and specific goals. An example of a broad goal would be “to become a better manual therapist”, while an example of a specific goal would be “to become better at developing a physical therapy diagnosis”.
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    3 professional letter of reference.
Program Details
Multi-site program Yes
Part-time versus Full-time Both
      Tuition $1,000.00
      Salary Yes
      Salary Type Annually
      Benefits Other
      Other Benefits none
      Ability to earn higher degree No
      Higher degree available Not Applicable
      Program Length (in months) 24
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 30
      Maximum Number of Positions 6
      Tuition Yes
      Salary Yes
      Salary Type Annually
      Benefits Full-Time Employee
      Other Benefits Not Applicable
      Ability to earn higher degree No
      Higher degree available Not Applicable
      Program Length (in months) 12
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 16
      Maximum Number of Positions 6