Terry Pratt, Faculty Member for the North American Institute of  Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT), comes onto the show to share his insight from teaching within a major physical therapy fellowship program. Terry shares his journey into how/why he pursued fellowship training and teaching with NAIOMT, who should do fellowship training, strengths and limitations of fellowship training, his thoughts on the 2020 ABPTRFE Fellowship application standards, the roles and duties that teaching within NAIOMT entails, pros and cons of working in a major physical therapy fellowship program and much more!

Terry’s Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/prattphysio 

Terry’s Email Address: prattphysio@gmail.com  

NAIOMT Website: http://www.naiomt.com/ 

NAIOMT Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/NAIOMT/ 

NAIOMT Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/naiomt 

NAIOMT Blog: https://naiomt.me/ 

NAIOMT YouTube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7RKh7lYIdu3jzSKu5HDqWA 

Talus Media’s Section on Residency/Fellowship: http://www.talusmedia.org/category/residency-fellowship/ 

Talus Media’s Article on the Tangled Web between APTA/AAOMPT/& ABPTRFE in Residency/Fellowship Education: http://www.talusmedia.org/apta-aaompt-abptrfe-a-tangled-web/ 

ABPTRFE Fellowship Section: http://www.abptrfe.org/

The PT Hustle Website: https://www.thepthustle.com/ 

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HET LITE Tool: www.pteducator.com/het  


Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT is a faculty member and an examiner for NAIOMT and the clinical director of Greater Brunswick Physical Therapy in Maine where he resides. Terry received his MSPT from Andrews University in 1997 and his FAAOMPT in 2013 through NAIOMT.  He teaches nationally and internationally for NAIOMT and online for Medbridge Education.  He has presented at multiple APTA chapter conferences.  He has also written a home study course for the APTA orthopaedic section addressing rehabilitation of the lumbar spine after a motor vehicle accident.  His passion is instructing clinicians how to implement current research/evidence with the realities of a busy clinical practice. ”

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.