Nutritional Physical Therapy

HELP YOUR WHOLE PATIENT: BECOME A CERTIFIED NUTRITIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPIST (CNPT®) TODAY AND SEE HOW FOOD CAN IMPROVE YOUR OUTCOMES!

Is Nutritional Counseling Right for Me?

See what the APTA says: 

Did you know that the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) House of Delegates (HOD) recently passed a measure stating that PTs can and should provide nutritional counseling within their scope of training and education?

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Hear what Dr. Sean M. Wells, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC/L, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, Cert-DN has to say about the need for Nutritional Physical Therapy education.

Online CEH / CEU Courses

Explore our nutrition and physical therapy courses. Our expert team offers you 3 online courses in nutrition, which you can take at your own pace.

Introduction to Nutrition

Want to learn more about nutrition? Need the basics to help guide your patients to making good, healthy choices that will improve their quality of life and outcomes? The Introduction to Nutrition is your course for Physical Therapy specific nutrition.

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Nutrition Assessment/Prescription

Being able to assess a patient's diet and make concrete recommendations can make or break the difference in a person's life. Nutrition services can also be a major booster to your bottom line, both through outcomes improvement and billable services

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Specialized Nutrition for PTs

Emerging research on the gut biome, inflammation, allergies, and supplementation will be covered. This course will also cover diet topics spanning the lifespan with a focus on pediatrics and older adults. Specialty areas of PT such as oncology, wound care, and sports will also be covered in depth making it the capstone course for your CNPT. 

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Nutritional Physical Therapy 3 Course Bundle

Save a bundle. Save over $60 by purchasing all 3 of our online, board-approved, continuing education courses for $239.00. The bundle includes Course I: Introduction to Nutrition, Course II: Nutrition Assessment / Prescription, and Course III: Specialized Nutrition for PTs.

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Learn More About Our Courses 

Expand your knowledge base through our online courses to provide better care for your patients and be on the cutting edge of PT. These courses are appropriate for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistant,  Athletic Trainers, Registered Nurses and Nursing Home Admins. 

Learn Basic Nutritional Information

Assess Diets and Patients

Assess diets and patients to understand when to make food changes or refer out to another provider

Provide Recommendations

Provide evidence-based diet and food recommendations for select patients to optimize recovery, reduce pain, and alter inflammation

Educate Patients

Educate patients on the benefits and drawbacks to certain food choices and diet plans

What is the Certified Nutritional Physical Therapist (CNPT®) Certification?

Our expert team offers you 3 online courses in nutrition. If you choose to take all 3 you will earn the title of Certified Nutritional Physical Therapist (CNPT®). The courses and certificate included in this institue will provide you with the essential training and education for you to help some of your patients in a more holisitic and effective way.

Why Be Certified

"Probably the best certification level course I have taken in over a decade!"

Dr. Erson Religioso
PT, Eclectic Approach and Manual Therapist Owner

"I have wanted to better serve my patients by expanding my knowledge of nutrition and PT and now I have the confidence and educational resources to do just that!"

Andrew Cook
Physical Therapist, NC

"I found this course to be a lot of knowledge, informative and immediately applicable to my practice."

Mary P.
Physical Therapist, FL

Our Mission & Team

We educate and certify modern physical therapists on nutrition, as it relates to physical therapy practice, using evidenced-based standards.

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Books & Resources

Explore our resources page to find books on nutrition, physical therapy and wellness resources and more.

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