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Clinical Orthopedic Manual Therapy

For a full COMT Certification (Regional Approach), attendees will have to complete a series of five in-person workshops on top of two sets of home study courses. The five workshops are Neck, Lower back & pelvis, Thoracic spine & ribcage, Upper extremity and Lower extremity respectively. Together, these workshops and courses address the Clinical Orthopedic assessment and treatment techniques, as well as musculoskeletal pathology, and kinesiology of the entire body.



Global Lecturer and Author

Dr Joe is a global lecturer and author and has been a manual therapy educator for more than 30 years. His ability to apply anatomy to manual and movement therapy is exceptional!

He is the author of numerous publications on kinesiology, palpation assessment, body mechanics, and manual and movement therapy techniques.

Since 1985, Dr Joe has been a licensed soft-tissue oriented chiropractic physician with his own private practice in Stamford, Connecticut.

Being a profound manual therapy educator, Dr Joe has been teaching across various education establishments across the states in the following, but not limited to, areas:

  • Anatomy and physiology

  • Kinesiology

  • Musculoskeletal and Visceral Anatomy

  • Pathology

Approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), Dr Joe is a course provider for Continuing Education (CE) credit for massage therapists and bodyworkers and has run many advanced study workshops such as COMT.

As part of his digitising efforts, Dr Joe has developed the LearnMuscles Continuing Education (LMCE), subscription-based video streaming service for manual and movement therapist. Over 1700 video contents on Dr Joe's manual and movement therapy are available on LMCE, offering more than 200 NCBTMB CE credits.

Click here to learn more. Use coupon code "edufit15" got 15% off the subscription fee!


Lower back

& Pelvis

Thoracic spine
& Ribcage

Upper extremity

Lower extremity

23 & 24 July 2023 (Malaysia)

21 & 22 July 2023 (Malaysia)

15 & 16 July 2023 (Singapore)

17 & 18 July 2023 (Singapore)

Not Available in 2023


COMT: Thoracic Spine & Rib Cage

Date: 15 & 16 July 2023

Time: 09:00 to 18:00

COMT: Lower Extremities

Date: 17 & 18 July 2023

Time: 09:00 to 18:00

Super Early Bird: $775 SGD each course (ends 17 Mar 2023)
Early Bird: $875 SGD each course (ends 12 M
ay 2023)
Usual Price: $975 SGD each course

Venue: Peak360, The Central @ Clarke Quay [MAP]
Mode: Face to face in person teaching


Courses are now UTAP funded for NICA members.  

*Applicable in Singapore only.


COMT: Lower Back & Pelvis

Date: 21 & 22 July 2023

Time: 09:00 to 18:00

COMT: Neck

Date: 23 & 24 July 2023

Time: 09:00 to 18:00

Super Early Bird: $2190 MYR each course (ends 17 Mar 2023)
Early Bird: $2510 MYR each course (ends 12 May 2023)
Usual Price: $2840 MYR each course

Venue: Babel Gym, Suria KLCC [MAP]
Mode: Face to face in person teaching

Course requirement:

Exercise professionals

Osteopaths / Student Osteopaths

Physiotherapists / Student Physiotherapists

Manual / Massage Therapists

Sports Therapists / Student Sports Therapists

Chiropractors / Student Chiropractors

And other medical or healthcare providers

*COMT reserve the right to changes course content, venue and/or the Educator in event/s outside of COMT's control.

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