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All timeline stories in the 1990’s.


Consultants from the Orthopaedic Section, Education Section, APTA, and AAOMPT created the Manipulation Education Manual (MEM): Included Joe Farrell, Bill Boissonnault and Steve McDavitt. Educators, clinicians, and legislation experts formulated a national plan to combat chiropractic attacks. Used as guidelines…

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IFOMPT accepts AAOMPT as a member organization in 1992. Along with Carol Jo Tichenor, Joe Farrell and Kornelia Kulig wrote the successful application for the United States to become a member of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapists (IFOMT)…

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American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists (AAOMPT) There were 8 Founding Fellows of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists or AAOMPT: Joe Farrell, Dick Erhard, Kornelia Kulig, Ola Grimsby, Michael Moore, Stanley Paris, Mike Rogers and Bjorn Svendsen.…

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1990-Progression and Changes

Physical therapy education, both undergraduate and post – graduate, was evolving.  APTA Vision 2020 saw the DPT or Doctorate of Physical Therapy as a professional goal.  Job market was tight, and therapists were less inclined to leave their secure jobs…

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