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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 LEVEL 1: Upper Extremities

Date: 6 & 7 June 2024

Time: 09:00 to 18:00

COMT LEVEL 1: Lower Back & Pelvis

Date: 8 & 9 June 2024

Time: 09:00 to 18:00

Fee (Each Workshop)

Bundle Courses: $775 SGD each course (ends 21 Dec 2023)
Early Bird: $875 SGD each course (ends 14 Mar 2024
Usual Price: $975 SGD each course



Date: 15 June 2024

Time: 09:00 to 18:00

COMT LEVEL 2: Thoracic Spine & Ribcage

Date: 16 June 2024

Time: 09:00 to 18:00

Fee (Each Workshop)

Early Bird: $575 SGD each course (ends 14 Mar 2024)
Usual Price: $650 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.



Date: TBC

Time: 09:00 to 18:00 

Bundle Courses: TBC
Early Bird: TBC

Usual Price: TBC

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

  & other medical or healthcare providers

- For Level 2 workshops, participant has to complete Level 1 workshop(s).

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

Register COMT (KL) TBC
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