Learn Movement System 

Providing the highest quality continuing education for physical therapists.  Washington University is now partnering with Nexus Motion to deliver both onsite and online courses!

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Pioneering the 

Movement System

Washington University in St. Louis has been the leader in promoting the human movement system.  LearnMovementSystem is your central resource for deepening your understanding of the Movement System Impairment Syndromes and the management of these movement conditions.

World Class Faculty

You will get to learn from the faculty and associates who have been developing the MSI concept for decades, and from the next generation of MSI instructors trusted by the faculty.

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Copious Amount of Contents

We know you are hungry for quality education.  Let the online content enhance your onsite learning, or take advantage of the hybrid course format to access live events from anywhere in the world.

Free courses

Evidence Based

At the core of pursuing the human movement system is the curious mindset of physical therapists who want to understand the scientific basis of why we do what we do.  

June 10 & 11, 2023: Introduction to Movement System Impairment Syndromes of the Lumbar Spine  


This is a 2-day VIRTUAL course (there is no onsite option).  Key concepts, as well as many demonstrations will be presented.  Hip and lumbar spine interactions will be discussed.  Enjoy the small breakout room for a more interactive learning.   

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Freedom to sign up for your course of interest!

You might already be familiar with the lumbar spine MSI syndromes but want to just take the Advanced MSI course on femoral / hip syndromes.  Or you want a bite-size session on evidence or lumbar case report webinars!  The best value is signing up for the bundle package, but you can join us in any of these courses individually!

Individual webinar registration is ready!

Summer Webinar #1

Tuesday July 18, 2023 from 6pm central time.  Dr. Shirley Sahrmann presents the evidence for Movement System Impairment concepts (1.5 hour webinar).  Registration: $30 

Register for Summer Webinar #1

Summer Webinar #2

Tuesday August 15, 2023 from 6pm central time.  Dr. Nancy Bloom and Dr. Shirley Sahrmann will present one of the lumbar spine MSI syndrome case study (1.5 hour webinar).  Registration: $30

Register for Summer Webinar #2

Summer Webinar #3

Tuesday September 19, 2023 from 6pm central time.  Dr. Suzy Cornbleet and Dr. Shirley Sahrmann will present a different lumbar spine MSI syndrome case (1.5 hour webinar).  Registration: $30

Register for Summer Webinar #3

Fall Advanced MSI course

You can register for this hybrid course without having to commit to the June lumbar MSI course or the webinar series. Early registration: $400 virtual / $500 onsite

We will have registration ready for this course by 6/3/2023.  Thank you for your patience!

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Understand the WHY!


There are plenty of con ed courses that focus on treatments.  But do you know why you are using them?  At Learn Movement System, we provide evidence-based and basic scientific knowledge to figure out the underlying problems.  You will understand why you learned what you originally learned in PT school!


Origin of MSI

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