Erl Pettman is a practising physical therapist working in two clinics within British Columbia, Canada.
At McCallum Physiotherapy Clinic, in Abbotsford B.C., he specialises in orthopaedic manual therapy of patients suffering from chronic spinal problems resulting from workplace and motor vehicle accidents.
At the Orthopaedic and Sports Injury Services clinic in Mission B.C. (OASIS Mission) he helps oversee industrial and motor vehicle accident rehabilitation programs.
Over his physical therapy career of 35 years he has been an accomplished international teacher of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (OMT), an innovator of educational programs within Canada and the United States and has been an invited speaker at numerous national and international symposia.
His recently published book on manipulative thrust techniques of the spine undoubtedly epitomizes his overview of the practise of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy.
Erl and his wife Maggie have happily resided in Abbotsford, B.C., for 29 years where they have raised three children Nathan, Tanya and Jonathan.
Here you'll find a selection of articles written by Erl on topics ranging from the Biomechanical Interdependence of the Thorax to review papers on the Facilitated Segment, and more...
Erl is an accomplished international teacher of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (OMT) and an innovator of educational programs within Canada and the United States. Find Erl's course schedule and more here...