Michael J Gorman, PhD, PT, DMT, FAAOMPT, CMTPT/DN Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: PT Expert Witness Edge
  • Phone: 636-578-3649
  • Cell: 636-578-3649
  • Fax: 636-812-2333
  • Website: ptexpertwitnessedge.com

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Physical Therapy and Orthopedics - Non-Surgical

Keywords/Search Terms:

Spinal Manipulation, Dry Needling, Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Joint Mobilization, Soft Tissue Mobilization, Soft Tissue Injury, Physical Therapy Utilization, Geriatrics, Joint Replacements, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Whiplash Injuries


BHS PT (Physical Therapy), University of Missouri; DMT (Doctorate of Manual Therapy), Ola Grimsby Institute; PhD, Ola Grimsby Institute

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Additional Information

Michael Gorman, PhD, PT, DMT, FAAOMPT, CMTPT/DN is an expert clinician, educator, and business owner. Dr. Gorman is regarded as an expert in the field of Physical Therapy with extensive knowledge on current best practices, insurance reimbursement, business regulations, and clinician management. Dr. Gorman has achieved the highest level of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy training recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). He has also completed the Dry Needling Certification program through Myopain Seminars. Dr. Gorman served on the APTA of Missouri State Board from 2010-2023, including serving six years as the Vice-President of APTA MO. Dr. Gorman was a private practice physical therapy owner since 2002; during this time growing his company from one to seven locations. In 2017 he successfully sold his practice to a national health care company. He re-entered private practice in June 2020 when he started iMove PT, a mobile and Brick & Mortar physical therapy practice based in St. Louis, MO. In 2022, Dr. Gorman began franchising iMove PT to physical therapists throughout the US. In addition, Dr. Gorman is a very accomplished speaker. He has been a frequent guest lecturer on Orthopedic Manual Therapy for the 2nd year Washington University Physical Therapy students in St. Louis, Missouri. He has also lectured at Missouri PT chapter meetings on a variety of clinical and business topics. Dr. Gorman has served as a physical therapy expert witness since 2015. He has been an expert in over 30 legal cases since 2015, representing both the plaintiff and defense sides.