Who can be certified?
First, you must be a physical therapist or physiotherapist, chiropractor, osteopath, or medical doctor licensed in the state or country where you practice. Practitioners who reside in a nation that does not license manual therapists, as an alternative, must demonstrate that they operate a permanent, full-time manual therapy practice within their nation of residence.
Second, you must complete the steps outlined below:
Currently, the certification process is for residents of the European Union. However, we will soon have certification available for American practitioners as well.
Step 1: Complete all FDM course levels with Frank Roemer and the Institute for Fascial Osteopathy (IFO); or
Step 1: Complete all three FDM Level 1 courses with the European FDM Association (EFDMA).
Step 2: Watch videos for two 8-hour days of Dr. Typaldos performing TMT in his office.
Step 3: Submit a brief case study on an FDM topic for review.
Step 4: Pass an IFO administered written, oral, and practical test on FDM theory and TMT practice.
Step 5: Once certified, actively collaborate within the FDM professional network.
Why become a member?
As a TMT Certified Practitioner, patients and other practitioners can be confident you know fascial distortions and how to treat them.
List of Benefits
- Benefit from the collective goodwill that the fascial distortion model has received in recent years.
- Use the Triggerband Logo on your stationery and marketing materials.
- Maintain a personal web page and profile at www.triggerband.com.
- Receive discounts on courses, books, and DVDs that we offer for continuing education.
- Collaborate within the Triggerband network: Ask questions, review case studies, attend workshops.