Healing with IAOM-US

Because you inspire us…

              …let us inspire you.

Our Goal

IAOM-US wants to serve as a bridge of knowledge and clinical care between expert clinicians, who are passionate about their profession, and patients who want to take control of their own general health and wellness. 

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With the healing power that is within you!

Our programs are designed to help clinicians become experts at diagnosing very precisely and treating efficiently.

This knowledge has been transformed within the IAOM-US philosophy into self-care and wellness strategies so that it arrives in a more timely, direct and applicable way to the patient and community in general.

Clinical Tips

Case studies and research

Words from IAOM-US President


Welcome to “Healing with the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine – US.” We have gathered clinicians and professionals from across the nation to share with you their clinical knowledge, self-care strategies and healing skills. Through the delivered information included on this platform, let us to join you on this journey of clinical expertise and healing.


Dr. Valerie Phelps, PT ScD OCS FAAOMPT

Meet the Faculty of the Month

Dr. Jean-Michel Brismée, PT, ScD, OCS, FAAOMPT

IAOM-US Senior Faculty. Full Professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center where he is involved in clinical research in Orthopaedics, Manual Therapy and Movement Sciences. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy and Program Director Clinical Fellowship Program in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy IAOM-US since 2011.

Latest peer-reviewed documents

Pape JL, Boudier-Revéret M, Brismée JM, Gilbert KK, Grabs D, Sobczak S. Accuracy of unguided and ultrasound guided Coracohumeral ligament infiltrations – a feasibility cadaveric case series. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020 Feb 28;21(1):136. doi: 10.1186/s12891-020-3153-4.

Seeber GH, Lierly M, Bassett C, Douthit C, Wilhelm M, Matthijs A, Matthijs O, Lazovic D, Brismée JM, Gilbert K, Sizer P Jr. The constraining effect of the lateral femoral intermuscular septum on passive hip adduction in un-embalmed cadavers. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2020 Feb;15(1):42-52.

We want you to be a Complete Clinician

Your pain healing journey starts here!

“The IAOM-US philosophy of care changed my philosophy of clinical practice. It allowed me to understand better, diagnose better and treat and educate my patients more thoroughly, using multifaceted plans of care.”

Jean-Michel Brismée, PT ScD                                                                                                                  IAOM-US Senior Faculty

"IAOM-US has taught me how to be an efficient clinician using a systematic method to evaluate my patients and treat them with them with most up-to-date treatment techniques."

Ann Porretto-Loehrke, PT DPT CHT COMT CMTPT                                                                            Lead instructor and co-creator of the IAOM-US Hand & Upper Extremity Track

"IAOM-US means high quality educational opportunities."

Kelly Ann Albers, PT ScD ATC OCS COMT                                                                                            IAOM-US Residency Program Director

"Treating patients is much more enjoyable since I have become marinated in the IAOM-US approach because I have more confidence, patients are pleased with their knowledge of what is causing their symptoms and what they can do the help themselves, and my results are better each year."

Esteban Azevedo, PT ScD COMT                                                                                                              IAOM-US Lead Faculty

Frequently Asked Questions

When and where are the next IAOM-US courses?
Check out our next courses at https://iaom-us.com/all-courses/
If I want to host IAOM-US courses, what steps should I follow?
Contact us at info@iaom-us.com and we will guide you in the process!
Where can I find more information about the IAOM-US fellowship and residency programs?
Where can I find the IAOM-US videoclips for clinical diagnosis and treatment techniques?
Two excellent resources for you! First, our youtube channel for short clinical tips https://www.youtube.com/user/IAOMUSVIDEO/videos and more detailed explanations at IAOM-US on demand https://vimeo.com/iaomus/vod_pages
Where can I find an IAOM-US certified clinician near me?
Contact us at info@iaom-us.com and we will guide you in the process!
Who can take Dry Needling Courses?
Only licensed clinicians with dry needling in their scope of practice can take dry needling courses.

Massage therapists, bodyworkers, neuromuscular therapists, physical therapy assistants, and occupational therapy assistants are not eligible to attend the DN courses and are encouraged to attend our other IAOM-US course offerings.

Has the IAOM-US handouts to facilitate the understanding of the techniques?
You can find them at our shop at http://shop.iaom-us.com/  or request specific ones at info@iaom-us.com
What other educational products does the IAOM-US offer?
If you are looking for updated information about our content and courses, then the best option are our IAOM-US apps! Finde them here https://iaom-us.com/iaom-us-mobile-apps/https://iaom-us.com/iaom-us-mobile-apps/

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