DEBRA DENT, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT, has nearly 40 years of experience specializing in manual therapy of the spine. She is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, Canada where she received her Diploma of Physiotherapy and her Bachelor of Physical Therapy. Ms. Dent also received her Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manual Therapists (FCAMPT). She is certified as a Part B Manual Physical Therapist from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS).
Ms. Dent was an instructor for the Canadian Physiotherapy Association prior to moving to the U.S. She has been a guest clinical instructor at the University of South Florida, teaching the Spinal Manual Therapy Program for the MScPT undergraduate program and has taught a large number of manual therapy courses in the U.S. and Canada.
Ms. Dent is the owner of Cross Border Seminars (a separate entity from Cross Country Education) and presently works as a consultant and contract PT in Palm Harbor, Florida. Her primary case load is rheumatology/fibromyalgia patients and she works with a multitude of related dysfunctions, as well as aging and osteoporosis.