Orthopedic Manual PTA (OMPTA)
Late October 2023
About the program
Sean Bagbey, PTA, OPTA, OMPTA
Sean Bagbey, a native of Evansville, IN, graduated from University of
Evansville in 2002 with his Bachelors in Athletic Training, Exercise
Science, and Associates in Physical Therapy Assistance. Following
graduation, he has completed his Masters in Health Service
Administration from the University of Southern Indiana. Recently, he
became a Certified Industrial Rehabilitation Specialist.
certified in the Functional Movement Systems, the Selective Functional
Movement Assessment, Y-balance Testing, as well as, Case Management,
Home Modification Design, and Industrial Rehabilitation. He holds
advanced proficiency in Musculoskeletal and Geriatrics from the American
Physical Therapy Association. He was also one of the first PTA’s to
complete the Advanced Proficiency Pathways in Orthopedics.
Sean has been an active member of the Physical Therapy profession by serving in several roles with in the American Physical Therapy Association. He has been active on a state and national level primarily involved in advocacy for the patient. He was named the APTA’s PTA of the year in 2017. He currently serves in a national elected position as a Delegate to the APTA House of Delegates as a member of the PTA Caucus. He is also the first PTA appointed to the Physical Therapy Licensure Board in Indiana.