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Peter D. Bowman, PT, DPT

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Secondary Appointment(s):



AHB, Room 240H

Education and Training


  • 2004 B.S., Business Management, Wheeling Jesuit University 
  • 2006 D.P.T., Wheeling Jesuit University 
  • 2012 F.A.A.O.M.P.T, The Manual Therapy Institute


Post Graduate Education and Training

  • 2007-2010 Residency, Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, The Manual Therapy Institute
  • 2010-2012 Fellowship, Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, The Manual Therapy Institute


Dr. Bowman graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University with his doctorate in physical therapy and then began his career at Concentra Medical Centers as a staff therapist. From 2007-2010, he completed his residency in manual orthopedic physical therapy followed immediately by his fellowship in manual orthopedics in Philadelphia. In 2012, Dr. Bowman became a recognized Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Dr. Bowman, now an area manager for Concentra, became a market manager and clinic director for Physio/NovaCare Physical Therapy from 2012-2016. He has volunteered his services and time being a teaching assistance for The Manual Therapy Institute and the Mid-Atlantic Manual Therapy Consultants from 2012 until present.  Dr. Bowman has been the mentor of a number of student’s from 15 different physical therapy institutions throughout his career. Additionally, he began to mentor student pursuing their fellowship in manual orthopedic physical therapy in 2016.

Research/Clinical Keywords

orthopeadics, manual therapy, lower back pain, acute intervention, non-operative care, post-operative care, blood flow restriction therapy

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