MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program Faculty

 

Christopher R. Showalter, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Program Director, Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

B.S. Anatomy (’84), B.S. Physiotherapy (’88) Lincoln Institute-LaTrobe Univ., Melbourne, Australia, D.P.T. College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN. Clinical affiliations directly under G. Maitland. Chris previously owned several private practices in NY and is Clinical Director of MAPS.
Extended Bio chris@ozpt.com

 
 

Norman W. Ayotte, PT, MPT, D ScPt, Cert. MDT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program 

B.S. Biology (‘94), Western Oregon Univ.; MSPT (‘99) Baylor Univ.; DSc (‘08) Baylor Univ., Waco, TX. Norm is an assistant professor in the Physical Therapy Program at Bellarmine University, maintains clinical practice at Hardin Memorial Hospital, and is actively engaged in research.
Extended Bio

Bellarmine University Lansing School of Nursing
2001 Newburg Road Louisville, KY 40205
nwayotte@gmail.com

   
 

Colette Coiner, PT, DPT, M.Appl Sci, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

B.S. Kinesiology (’87) Univ. of California, L.A., M.S. Physical Therapy (’90) Univ. of So. California, M.S. Physiotherapy (Manipulative Medicine), Univ. So. Australia, Adelaide (’96). Colette owns/manages her own private PT practice in San Diego, CA.
Extended Bio

    Back In Action Physical Therapy, Inc.
12707 High Bluff Dr., Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92130
Colette@backinaction-pt.com
   
 

Darren Earnshaw, PT, MMT, Cert MDT, COMT, FAAOMPT.
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program 

B.S. in   Physiotherapy (92), M.S. Manipulative Physiotherapy (’96). Curtin Univ., Perth, Australia.  Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical therapists since 2001. Certified in Mechanical diagnosis and Therapy by the Mckenzie Institute (2001). Darren has  also completed a clinical Movement Science fellowship through Washington University, St Louis (2017). He has been an adjunct Professor for the University of Illinois’s Manual Therapy Fellowship Program for over 10 years. Extended Bio

   

Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute

12800 Mississippi Pkwy, Ste 201A.201B, Crown Point, IN 46307 (219) 921-1444
earnshaw.darren@gmail.com

   
 

Robert Fleming, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT.
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program
D.P.T. Sage College (’05), B.S./M.S. P.T., Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY (’98). Bob is in private practice in Schenectady, NY, and has co-authored several APTA Spinal Stabilization Courses and the MAPS Motor Control Strategies To Maximize Rehabilitation & Function (MT-FMC)
Extended Bio

   

Fleming Physical Therapy Consultants1
401 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12308 (518) 346-0605
2 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, NY 12010 (518) 212-629153
Arterial Plaza, Gloversville, NY (518) 921-4189    rfleming@flemingptconsultants.com

   
 

Carla Franck, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

D.P.T University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (’09), B.A. Biology and Art, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA (’07). Carla currently resides in Eastern Iowa where she works as a staff orthopedic physical therapist.
Extended Bio

   

Kepros PT & Performance PC
101 3rd Ave, SW, Ste. 102, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
carla.franck@gmail.com

   
 

Steve Houghton, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

B.S.P.T. Wayne State Univ., Detroit (’82), B.S. Biology, Michigan State (’80). Steve studied Maitland in Switzerland & practices in Michigan.
Extended Bio

     
   
Dhinu Jayaseelan  

Dhinu Jayaseelan, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

The George Washington University, Washington, DC (‘10), BS
Exercise Science, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA (‘07)

   

The George Washingston University Hospital
Outpatient Physical Therapy

   
 

Clare M. Jones, PT, OCS, COMT, CFMT, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

B.S. Physiotherapy LaTrobe Univ., Melbourne, Australia (’91). Also certified in the Functional Manual Therapy approach, Clare practices in Bellingham, WA
Extended Bio

   

Bellingham Physical Therapy
306 36th Street, Sehome Village, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 647-0444
clairej@bellinghamphysicaltherapy.com

   
 

Vincent Kabbaz, PT, MMPT, COMT, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

M.S. Manipulative Physiotherapy, Univ. of So. Australia, Adelaide (’00), B.S. Physiotherapy, Univ. of So. Australia, Adelaide (‘ 94). Vincent practices Physical Therapy in Madison, WI and was previously a senior instructor for Univ. of IL’s fellowship in Manipulative Therapy.
Extended Bio

   

HEAL Physical Therapy
2000 Engel St., Suite 102, Monona, WI 53713
(608) 441-0032
vjkabbaz@ampt.com

   
 

Jody Musick, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

BS Biology/Health Science (Magna Cum Laude) (’96) MPT (’00) DPT (’05) from Shenandoah University (Winchester, VA). Jody practices Orthopedics and Manual Therapy in private practice and owns Achieve Health & Wellness Inc. in Gray and Kingsport, TN.
Extended Bio

   

Achieve Health and Wellness
406 Roy Martin Road Suite 9, Gray, TN 37615 (423) 477-1101
1732 N Eastman Road, Suite 1A, Kingsport, TN 37664 (423) 765-1611
jodymusick@gmail.com

   
 

Bryan J. O’Halloran, DPT, OCS, SCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

DPT, Mass Gen. Hosp-Instit. of Health Professions, Boston (’12), B.S. Physiotherapy, Lincoln Institute-LaTrobe Univ., Melbourne, Australia (’88). Bryan owns/operates several private practices in Philadelphia.
Extended Bio

   

Pain Relief and Physical Therapy
57 West Eagle Road, Havertown, PA 19083
(610) 789-9887
bryano@painrelief-pt.com

   
 

Michael O’Hearn, PT, MHS, OCS, FAAOMPT.
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

BSc. Univ. of NSW, Australia (’81), Grad Diploma Physio (Sydney ’82), MHS, Univ. of Indianapolis (’99). Michael is Chief of P.T. at Lakeland Health, Michigan & adjunct clinical instructor for the fellowship program in OMPT at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Extended Bio

   

Lakeland Orthopedic Physical Therapy
3950 Hollywood Rd Suite 140, St. Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 556-7150
mohearn@lakelandhealth.org

   
 

Brian S. Russ, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

B.S. PT, University of Buffalo (’99). FAAOMPT Kaiser Haywood, CA (’05), DPT A.T. Still Univ. (’13), Dr. Russ is an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University.
Extended Bio

   

Nova Southeastern University
3200 South University Drive Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
bsruss32@hotmail.com

   
 

David Sahley, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

B.S. Sports Medicine, Radford Univ., Radford, VA (’95), MSPT (’00); DPT (’06) Marymount Univ., Arlington, VA. David owns/operates private practices in Northern Virginia.
Extended Bio

   

Dynamics Physical Therapy
2445 Centreville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171
7210 Heritage Village Plaza 101, Gainesville, VA 20155
6856 Piedmont Center Plaza #C-4, Gainesville, VA 20155
Dynamicspt@aol.com

   
 

Travis H. Stoner, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

DPT (’05), B.S. Kinesiology (’02), Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA. Travis has completed the MAPS OMT Fellowship Program (’19).
Extended Bio

    Fusion Rehab and Wellness
4701 Spotsylvania Pkwy #106, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
travis@fusionpta.com
     
 

Karena Wu, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CSCS, CKTP, CPI, FAAOMPT
Senior Faculty Advisor, MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

B.S. Biology (’95), Univ. of California, Riverside. M.S.P.T. (’00), Columbia University, NYC. D.P.T (’15) Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, and has completed the MAPS OMT Fellowship Program (’19). Karena is the owner and clinical director of ActiveCare Physical Therapy in New York, NY
Extended Bio

    Active Care PT 

12 West 37th Street Suite 1202, New York, NY 10018
(212) 777-4374
staff@bestptnyc.com



MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Centers of Excellence Awards

(From left to right) Christopher Showalter, Darren Earnshaw, Vincent Kabbaz, Colette Seymann, Stephen Houghton, Robert Fleming, Ken Learman, Jody Musick and Michael O’Hearn. Not pictured, Clare Jones.