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To become a certified ASTR  licensed provider with privileges to treat patients AND to appear as a provider on our website, you must:

 

 

  • Healthcare Degree: Eligible providers must hold a health care degree (for example in medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, osteopathic medicine, chiropractic therapy, naturopathic medicine, or physician assistant, physical therapy assistant, nurse, athletic trainer, kinesiology, exercise physiology, dentist, dental hygienist, massage therapy etc) from an accredited school in the United States or Canada, or an equivalent program from another country. 
  • Healthcare License: Eligible providers must hold a current license from the appropriate authority (unless licensure is not required in one’s country of practice).
  • Medical Student: Eligible providers pursuing a health care degree (for example in medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, osteopathic medicine, chiropractic therapy, naturopathic medicine, physician assistant, or physical therapy assistant) from accredited school in the United States or Canada, or equivalent program from another country.

Healthcare providers not meeting the above requirements may contact ASTR. Petitions will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Qualified Providers: 

Healthcare providers meeting the above requirements can submit the following: 

  • ASTR application: Completed form
  • Healthcare provider license: A copy of the provider’s license is required unless licensure is not required in the country in which one practices 
  • Diploma: A copy of diploma or proof of completion of a healthcare degree from an accredited school 
  • Student: A copy of school registration and/ or school ID that indicate of medical speciality.
  • ID: A copy of identification containing the healthcare provider’s current address

Click here to download the licensing application

 

What is the certification process?

  • Watch all of the instructional videos or attend ASTR course or attend the physical class
  • Pass all the tests
  • Submit the correct paper work and pay the certification fees

 

 

Two categories of ASTR providers 

 

1. Entry Level Providers (w/ ASTRs title)

 

  • Completed the online class and watched all of the instructional videos or attended ASTR course in person. 
  • Passed all of the tests.
  • Completed certification process.

 

2. Preferred Provider (w/ASTRs(p) title)

 

  • Completed the online class, watched all of the instructional video or attended ASTR course in person.
  • Passed all of the tests.
  • Completed certification process.
  • Attended the physical class or a private training session.
  • Implements the entire biopsychosocial model in their treatment including: scar tissue, fascia restriction, trigger points, muscles spasms, ergonomics, gait, exercise, nutrition, inflammation, stress management, and behavior modification. Must provide proof of this.
  • Provides ASTR supplements as part of the nutrition protocol.
  • Implements the entire inflammation protocol in their practice.