Specialization makes a difference.
Manual therapy is a physical therapy technique that utilizes skilled, hands-on techniques to assist in passive mobilization of tissues of the body. Manual therapy can address joint or soft tissue restrictions. She obtained her manual therapy certification through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. The program was an intensive 5 year process that was the single most effective and educational coursework she received, second only to her original physical therapy degree coursework. Rachelle successfully completed the COMT certification with distinction in 2010. Learn more about NAIOMT here.