Vicky Saliba Johnson

PT, FFFMT, FAAOMPT

Vicky Saliba Johnson

PT, FFFMT, FAAOMPT

(970) 870-9521

About Vicky Saliba Johnson

Vicky Saliba Johnson, PT, FFFMT, FAAOMPT 

Co-Founder Functional Manual Therapy™
Co-Founder/Co-Director Institute of Physical Art
Co-Owner Johnson and Johnson Physical Therapy, Steamboat Springs, CO
Partner/Owner IPA Manhattan, A FMT Physical Therapy Services Clinic
Partner: Vardan Functional Manual Therapy Services, New Delhi, India
Chairman of the Board, Functional Manual Therapy Foundation
Director, APTA Credentialed Orthopedic Residency Program
Administrator, APTA Credentialed AAOMPT Functional Manual Therapy Fellowship Program
Honorary Fellow:  AAOMPT:  November 2012.

Vicky Saliba JohnsonPT, FFFMT, FAAOMPT has 34 years experience as an educator and clinician in the area of neuromuscular facilitation and motor control training. Her post professional training includes studies with Paris, Grimsby, Maitland, McKenzie, Johnson, Rocobado,  Wetzler, Hodges, and the six month intensive in PNF at Kaiser, Vallejo under Maggie Knott.  As co-founder of The Institute of Physical Art and co-developer of the Functional Manual Therapy™ approach to patient care, Vicky Saliba Johnson has facilitated the training of over 40,000 physical therapists in the US and internationally in the area motor control and neuromuscular facilitation for both orthopedic and neurologic patient care. In addition she has provided corporate training for preventative care at large companies such as PG&E and 20 Mile Coal Mine (at the time the largest underground mine in the world).  Ms. Johnson is Chairman  of the Functional Manual Therapy™ Foundation (a non-profit 501 (c) 3 foundation whose mission is to promote research in manual therapy), Director of the APTA credentialed IPA/FMT Foundation Orthopedic Residency, senior faculty for the APTA credentialed AAOMPT FMT Fellowship program, and adjunct faculty at Touro College of Physical Therapy.  Her primary professional contribution to Physical Therapy is her work as the developer of the CoreFirst™ Strategies approach to posture and movement training which facilitates an automatic core response during functional activities for life, work, and recreational activites.  She has co-authored several chapters in various Physical Therapy textbooks and has presented at multiple state and national conferences, including IFOMPT in 1994 and the World Conference for Physical Therapy in Amsterdam June of 2011.  She is currently involved in state of the art research exploring the correlation between alignment and functional strength.

Work Location & Information

Vicky Saliba Johnson's Upcoming Courses

  • CFS: CoreFirst Strategies for Optimum Function
    • Elite Sports Physical Therapy
      Fremont, CA

      Apr 5, 2024 PDT - Apr 7, 2024 PDT
      Vicky Saliba Johnson
      Schedule Location Date & Time
      Course:
      Course Check-in
      Location:
      Elite Sports Physical Therapy
      Fremont , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 4:30 pm PDT
      Ends at 5:00 pm PDT
      Course:
      Friday
      Location:
      Elite Sports Physical Therapy
      Fremont , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 5:00 pm PDT
      Ends at 9:30 pm PDT
      Course:
      Saturday
      Location:
      Elite Sports Physical Therapy
      Fremont , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 8:30 am PDT
      Ends at 7:00 pm PDT
      Course:
      Sunday
      Location:
      Elite Sports Physical Therapy
      Fremont , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 8:00 am PDT
      Ends at 4:00 pm PDT
    • Spooner Physical Therapy - North Phoenix
      Phoenix, AZ

      May 17, 2024 MST - May 19, 2024 MST
      Vicky Saliba Johnson
      Schedule Location Date & Time
      Course:
      Course Check-in
      Location:
      Spooner Physical Therapy - North Phoenix
      Phoenix , AZ
      Date:
      Starts at 4:30 pm MST
      Ends at 5:00 pm MST
      Course:
      Friday
      Location:
      Spooner Physical Therapy - North Phoenix
      Phoenix , AZ
      Date:
      Starts at 5:00 pm MST
      Ends at 9:30 pm MST
      Course:
      Saturday
      Location:
      Spooner Physical Therapy - North Phoenix
      Phoenix , AZ
      Date:
      Starts at 8:30 am MST
      Ends at 7:00 pm MST
      Course:
      Sunday
      Location:
      Spooner Physical Therapy - North Phoenix
      Phoenix , AZ
      Date:
      Starts at 8:00 am MST
      Ends at 4:00 pm MST
    • Atlas Physical Therapy
      Nampa, ID

      Jul 19, 2024 MDT - Jul 21, 2024 MDT
      Vicky Saliba Johnson
      Schedule Location Date & Time
      Course:
      Course Check-in
      Location:
      Atlas Physical Therapy
      Nampa , ID
      Date:
      Starts at 4:30 pm MDT
      Ends at 5:00 pm MDT
      Course:
      Friday
      Location:
      Atlas Physical Therapy
      Nampa , ID
      Date:
      Starts at 5:00 pm MDT
      Ends at 9:30 pm MDT
      Course:
      Saturday
      Location:
      Atlas Physical Therapy
      Nampa , ID
      Date:
      Starts at 8:30 am MDT
      Ends at 7:00 pm MDT
      Course:
      Sunday
      Location:
      Atlas Physical Therapy
      Nampa , ID
      Date:
      Starts at 8:00 am MDT
      Ends at 4:00 pm MDT
    • Total Function Physical Therapy
      Colorado Springs, CO

      Aug 23, 2024 MDT - Aug 25, 2024 MDT
      Vicky Saliba Johnson
      Schedule Location Date & Time
      Course:
      Course Check-in
      Location:
      Total Function Physical Therapy
      Colorado Springs , CO
      Date:
      Starts at 4:30 pm MDT
      Ends at 5:00 pm MDT
      Course:
      Friday
      Location:
      Total Function Physical Therapy
      Colorado Springs , CO
      Date:
      Starts at 5:00 pm MDT
      Ends at 9:30 pm MDT
      Course:
      Saturday
      Location:
      Total Function Physical Therapy
      Colorado Springs , CO
      Date:
      Starts at 8:30 am MDT
      Ends at 7:00 pm MDT
      Course:
      Sunday
      Location:
      Total Function Physical Therapy
      Colorado Springs , CO
      Date:
      Starts at 8:00 am MDT
      Ends at 4:00 pm MDT
    • Southern California Orthopedic Institute
      Van Nuys, CA

      Sep 20, 2024 PDT - Sep 22, 2024 PDT
      Vicky Saliba Johnson
      Schedule Location Date & Time
      Course:
      Course Check-in
      Location:
      Southern California Orthopedic Institute
      Van Nuys , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 4:30 pm PDT
      Ends at 5:00 pm PDT
      Course:
      Friday
      Location:
      Southern California Orthopedic Institute
      Van Nuys , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 5:00 pm PDT
      Ends at 9:30 pm PDT
      Course:
      Saturday
      Location:
      Southern California Orthopedic Institute
      Van Nuys , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 8:30 am PDT
      Ends at 7:00 pm PDT
      Course:
      Sunday
      Location:
      Southern California Orthopedic Institute
      Van Nuys , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 8:00 am PDT
      Ends at 4:00 pm PDT
    • On the Move PT & Pilates
      Belmont, CA

      Oct 18, 2024 PDT - Oct 20, 2024 PDT
      Vicky Saliba Johnson
      Schedule Location Date & Time
      Course:
      Course Check-in
      Location:
      On the Move PT & Pilates
      Belmont , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 4:30 pm PDT
      Ends at 5:00 pm PDT
      Course:
      Friday
      Location:
      On the Move PT & Pilates
      Belmont , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 5:00 pm PDT
      Ends at 9:30 pm PDT
      Course:
      Saturday
      Location:
      On the Move PT & Pilates
      Belmont , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 8:30 am PDT
      Ends at 7:00 pm PDT
      Course:
      Sunday
      Location:
      On the Move PT & Pilates
      Belmont , CA
      Date:
      Starts at 8:00 am PDT
      Ends at 4:00 pm PDT
    • Legacy Emanuel Orthopedic Rehabilitation
      Portland, OR

      Nov 8, 2024 PST - Nov 10, 2024 PST
      Vicky Saliba Johnson
      Schedule Location Date & Time
      Course:
      Course Check-in
      Location:
      Legacy Emanuel Orthopedic Rehabilitation
      Portland , OR
      Date:
      Starts at 4:30 pm PST
      Ends at 5:00 pm PST
      Course:
      Friday
      Location:
      Legacy Emanuel Orthopedic Rehabilitation
      Portland , OR
      Date:
      Starts at 5:00 pm PST
      Ends at 9:30 pm PST
      Course:
      Saturday
      Location:
      Legacy Emanuel Orthopedic Rehabilitation
      Portland , OR
      Date:
      Starts at 8:30 am PST
      Ends at 7:00 pm PST
      Course:
      Sunday
      Location:
      Legacy Emanuel Orthopedic Rehabilitation
      Portland , OR
      Date:
      Starts at 8:00 am PST
      Ends at 4:00 pm PST
  • PNF: Functional Neuromuscular and Motor Control Training
    • Emory University Hospital
      Atlanta, GA

      Jun 7, 2024 EDT - Jun 9, 2024 EDT
      Vicky Saliba Johnson Cheryl Wardlaw
      Schedule Location Date & Time
      Course:
      Check-in
      Location:
      Emory University Hospital
      Atlanta , GA
      Date:
      Starts at 8:00 am EDT
      Ends at 8:30 am EDT
      Course:
      Friday Instruction
      Location:
      Emory University Hospital
      Atlanta , GA
      Date:
      Starts at 8:30 am EDT
      Ends at 6:30 pm EDT
      Course:
      Saturday Instruction
      Location:
      Emory University Hospital
      Atlanta , GA
      Date:
      Starts at 8:30 am EDT
      Ends at 6:30 pm EDT
      Course:
      Sunday Instruction
      Location:
      Emory University Hospital
      Atlanta , GA
      Date:
      Starts at 8:00 am EDT
      Ends at 4:00 pm EDT