Kaltenborn-Evjenth OMT Teacher’s Organization

An international organization for teachers of the Kaltenborn-Evjenth OMT concept was established in 2014 as a non-profit organization in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland. The goals of Kaltenborn-Evjenth OMT are to enhance communication, collaboration and comradeship between all K-E instructors, to update and standardize teaching materials and activities of those using … [read more]

Direct patient access for physical therapists in Norway

I have long argued that Norwegian physical therapists with advanced post-professional training in Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy, are qualified to practice independently and to serve as the first point of patient entry into the health care system. However, current graduates of Norway’s physical therapy educational programs who have not … [read more]

Kaltenborn-Evjenth OMT meeting announced, Zaragoza, Spain, September 11 – 13, 2015

Olaf Evjenth and I, both in our 90’s, announced our retirement from teaching at an international Kaltenborn-Evjenth (K-E) teacher’s meeting in Gran Canary Island, Spain on January 10, 2014. To ensure the future quality of OMT education associated with our names, we requested that the most recent developments … [read more]

Joint manipulation in physical therapy schools

It is critically important that joint manipulation be taught in physical therapy schools. Some physical therapy schools omit manipulative training, and this fact is taken by some courts of law as justification to prevent physical therapists from delivering manipulative treatment. Over the past century there have been repeated … [read more]