Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Glossary of Acronyms

ATC – Certified Athletic Trainer
Cert MDT – Certified Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine
CGFI – Certified Golf Fitness Instructor
CHT – Certified Hand Therapist
CSCS – Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
DPT – Doctorate of Physical Therapy
FAAOMPT – Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
MA – Medial Assistant
MDT – Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy
MPT – Masters of Physical Therapy
MTC – Manual Therapy Certification
OCS – Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
OT – Occupational Therapist
OTR – Registered Occupational Therapist
PT – Physical Therapist
SCS – Sport Clinical Specialist