ProEx Physical Therapy’s Fellowship Training in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy at Boston University Receives Full Accreditation
WOBURN, MA ISSUED OCTOBER 26, 2015…ProEx announces the full accreditation of the Boston University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy, a program offered in collaboration with Boston University to deliver advanced clinical training for all ProEx staff physical therapists.
The unique fellowship program, approximately one year in duration, offers all ProEx physical therapists and other eligible physical therapists outside of the practice advanced training to further prepare them to serve as direct access providers in the outpatient orthopedic setting. Fellows have the opportunity to improve their clinical skills and develop advanced proficiencies in manual therapy, exercise prescription, communication and differential diagnosis to enhance their clinical reasoning and decision making in case management.
As a fully accredited program, the Boston University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy is officially recognized as meeting the essential standards of academic and clinical mentoring excellence, as required of fellowship programs by the American Physical Therapy Association.
The Fellowship Program is facilitated at BU’s newly renovated and state of the art clinical laboratory located at the College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College and utilizes the most recent technology to optimize the learning environment.
Fellowship and residency programs are becoming popular in the PT industry as the skills and scope of care continues to expand for physical therapists in this rapidly changing healthcare environment. Current research indicates that physical therapy is a cost effective treatment option for most non-surgical orthopedic conditions.
“It is with pride that we announce that this cutting edge Fellowship program is fully accredited,” said Mike Mulrenan, CEO of ProEx Physical Therapy. “The level of training we offer our physical therapists through the BU Fellowship program is unprecedented in our industry; it is a pleasure to work with Boston University and be able to execute on strategies to deliver the optimal physical therapy experience and clinical outcomes at the lowest cost.”
About BU Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy
The Boston University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy offers the opportunity for licensed physical therapists to elevate their level of clinical practice, advance their careers, and become leaders in the physical therapy profession. This program is fully accredited by the APTA. To learn more visit http://www.bu.edu/ptfellowship/. The Boston University entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy program is ranked within the top 8% of accredited physical therapy programs in the country by the US News & World Report.