This website is all about how physical therapy brings motion to life. Click on the link, Why Physical Therapy? at the top of the homepage to find out how, no matter what part of your body ails you, PT can improve your quality of life.
- The Barral Institute
The Barral Institute is an international organization providing continuing education and certification based on the innovative manual therapies developed in clinical practice by world-renowned French Osteopath and Physical Therapist Jean-Pierre Barral.
Chantal Wilton, owner and head PT at APTOW, has received extensive training in Visceral Manipulation from the Barral Institute. Visceral Manipulation (VM) is a gentle manual therapy that aids your body’s ability to release restrictions and unhealthy compensations that cause pain and dysfunction. VM is available to the patients at APTOW.
- American Physical Therapy Association
As a physical therapist, you need resources at the ready to move your career forward, keep up with the latest physical therapy practice strategies, get paid appropriately for services, keep abreast of federal legislation and regulations, and make a difference in the lives of your patients. This site has all the information you need.
- The American Occupational Therapy Organization
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy. AOTA’s main goal is to improve the quality of occupational therapy services nationwide.
- American Senior Fitness Association
This website gives personal trainers the opportunity to become one of a select group of leading professionals with exceptional careers in senior fitness. With SFA resources and services on your side, you’ll hold the keys to excelling in this exciting and quickly changing field.
- American College of Sports Medicine
ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. With more than 45,000 members and certified professionals worldwide, ACSM is dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.
- American Medical Association
The AMA’s mission is to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.
As the nation’s health care system continues to evolve, the AMA aims to ensure that enhancements to health care in the United States are physician-led, advance the physician-patient relationship, and ensure that health care costs can be prudently managed.
- National Institute on Aging
The Institute’s mission is to support and conduct genetic, biological, clinical, behavioral, social, and economic research on aging. The NIA fosters the development of research and clinician scientists in aging, and provides research resources. The Institute disseminates information about aging and advances in research to the public, health care professionals, and the scientific community.
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