Our Mission Statement:
Tomsic Physical Therapy is dedicated to individualized hands on care to improve your life and return you to your active lifestyle. We stay current with advanced training and specialty certification which enables us to promptly formulate your unique treatment plan. We approach each endeavor as a team and aspire to create a life-long relationship with you and our community.
What do the certification letters after our names mean?
DPT: Doctor of Physical Therapy. Physical therapists are now prepared at the doctorate level. Both Ellen and Laura have this designation.
OCS: Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Similar to a physician, a physical therapist may obtain additional advanced training and become 'Board Certified' in a specialty. Both Ellen and Laura are 'Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialists'. This national designation accredits them with an "Advanced Level of Clinical Competence" in Orthopedic Physical Therapy.
FAAOMPT: Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Similar to physicians, a physical therapist may opt to continue advanced training into a Fellowship. Ellen completed additional Fellowship training in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy to earn this credential. Ellen is the only Fellowship-Trained Therapist in the Four Corners region. Laura is currently completing her Fellowship training.
MTC: Manual Therapy Certified. This designates advanced training through a series of continuing education courses in the specialty of Manual Therapy. This designates advanced competence beyond entry level practitioners. Jeff has completed this advanced training.
CSCS: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. These are professionals who apply scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance. Jeff has completed this training and carries this designation.