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PT 720 Thrust Manipulation

Updated: Jun 4, 2020

A Daemen College Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) and Continuing Education Course


Course Instructors: Ron Schenk PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, Dip. MDT

Terry Rose PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, FAAOMPT

Joseph Lorenzetti PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT, FAAOMPT


Prerequisite: the course is open to licensed physical therapists


Course Description: This lecture and laboratory course is designed to teach the theory, rationale, and evidence supporting spinal manipulation. The course is designed to enhance psychomotor skill in utilizing thrust and non-thrust manipulation for the management of spinal musculoskeletal disorders. The main focus of the program will be on determining the indications and contraindications in application of techniques to assure both safety and treatment effectiveness. The areas emphasized will be based on evidence from recent clinical trials using manipulation to treat the spine.


If interested in attending, please send your check (made payable to Daemen College) and registration form to:

Daemen College, attn.: Michele Ratzel, 4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226

Questions? Please contact Michele Ratzel, Administrative Associate Division of Health and Human Services at mratzel@daemen.edu or call 716-839-8554

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The continuing education cost for this course is $450 for 21.75 contact hours or 2.175 CEUs. Daemen College Clinical Instructors are invited to enroll in this course for $400


Friday April 24, Saturday April 25, Sunday April 26, 2020

8 am – 5 pm (4 pm on Sunday)

Daemen College, Schenck Hall room 107, Academic & Wellness Center (AWC)

(located across the street from the main campus)





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