APTA Orthopedic Residency Program

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PrintVOMPTI is pleased to announce a one year Orthopedic Residency Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.

PrintApplications are currently closed for the 2017-2018 Residency class.

PrintWe have residency positions available at multiple sites including the University of Virginia-HealthSouth Outpatient Sports Medicine in Charlottesville, Va, PRO Physical Therapy in Winchester, VA, Woodstock Rehab and Fitness in Woodstock, Va, ProCare Physical Therapy in Richmond, Va and Progress Physical Therapy in Richmond. We are currently developing other sites in Virginia – including the Virginia Beach and Blacksburg/Christiansburg areas.  Other positions may be available at the above sites depending on clinic needs.

PrintThe resident will have 4 hours weekly of 1:1 mentoring with a fellowship trained faculty instructor/mentor. The resident will complete the Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Series. There will be a variety of additional external continuing educational opportunities brought to the various clinics in the program throughout the year to add to the eclectic nature of the program.  Past external courses have included the annual Running Medicine Conference, weekend courses by Chad Cook, Brian Hoke, Robert Donatelli, Bob Boyles, Mark Jones, Mike Reiman and a dry needling certification course.

PrintThere will be frequent inservices and a monthly journal club that the resident is required to actively participate in. Opportunities will be available to participate in ongoing research projects during the residency year.

PrintResidency Topic Content

  • Clinical Reasoning and Examination Principles
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Differential Diagnosis/Medical Screening
  • Principles of Stabilization and Mobilization
  • Cervical Spine and TMJ
  • Upper Quarter: Shoulder — Elbow — Wrist — Hand
  • Thoracic Spine and Rib Cage
  • Lumbar Spine
  • Pelvic Girdle
  • Lower Quarter: Hip — Knee — Ankle — Foot
  • Orthotic Management
  • Neurodynamics
  • Assessment and Treatment of Soft Tissue
  • Medical Exercise Therapy and Functional Exercise Training

Specific Questions regarding the residency program should be directed to:

Eric Magrum DPT OCS FAAOMPT
Director, VOMPTI Orthopedic Residency Program
545 Ray C Hunt Drive; Suite 2100
PO Box 800105
Charlottesville VA 22903
(434) 243-0277
emagrum@vompti.com

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