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OMPT Definition

 

Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) Definition

 
Voted in at General Meeting in Cape Town, March 2004

Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy is a specialised area of physiotherapy / physical therapy for the management of neuro-musculoskeletal conditions, based on clinical reasoning, using highly specific treatment approaches including manual techniques and therapeutic exercises.

Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy also encompasses, and is driven by, the available scientific and clinical evidence and the biopsychosocial framework of each individual patient.
 
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