Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship at Boston University


WOBURN, MA ISSUED JULY 1, 2015…ProEx, a physical therapist owned private practice specializing in orthopedics, spine and sports medicine is collaborating with Boston University to offer all staff physical therapists advanced training through the Boston University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy.  


The unique fellowship program, approximately one year in duration, develops expert practitioners in orthopaedic manual physical therapy to further prepare them to serve as direct access providers in the outpatient orthopedic setting. Fellows have the opportunity to improve their clinical skills and develop advanced proficiencies in manual therapy, exercise prescription, communication and differential diagnosis to enhance their clinical reasoning and decision making in case management. 


The Fellowship Program is facilitated at BU’s newly renovated and state of the art clinical laboratory located at the College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and utilizes the most recent technology to optimize the   learning environment.   Clinical mentoring will take place at the recently renovated 8,300 square foot Ryan Center for Sports Medicine and Rehab and various locations of ProEx Physical Therapy’s 13 clinic network. ProEx will send more than 30 physical therapists through this Fellowship over the next three years. 


“Boston University is one of the most highly regarded PT schools in the country and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to collaborate with them on this cutting edge Fellowship program,” said Mike Mulrenan, CEO of ProEx Physical Therapy. Mulrenan adds, “Physical Therapy is gradually being universally accepted as a cost effective option for treatment in the orthopedic sector of health care. Offering this level of training for all our physical therapists is unprecedented in our profession and we will be poised to deliver physical therapy services to achieve optimal clinical outcomes at the lowest cost, which are the main tenets of Healthcare Reform.” 


About BU Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy 

The Boston University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy offers the opportunity for licensed physical therapists to elevate their level of clinical practice, advance their careers, and become leaders in the physical therapy profession. This program is in the final phase of the accreditation process.  To learn more visit http://www.bu.edu/ptfellowship/. The Boston University entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy program is ranked within the top 8% of accredited physical therapy programs in the country by the US News & World Report.