The Team


Frank Aerts

PT, DSc, OCS, CMPT, CMP, CMET, CCVT


Frank is the Founder of the MET brands. He is an international presenter, invited speaker, and lecturer on the MET framework for implementing clinical best rehabilitation in daily practice within a value based delivery system to obtain optimal outcomes. He is the primary author of Inter-rater Reliability of Sustained Aberrant Movement Patterns as a Clinical Assessment of Muscular Fatigue (2016) published in The Open Orthopaedics Journal and he co-authored textbook Hand-Held Dynamometry: Guidelines for Daily Clinical Practice (2018). He has 25 years of experience in physical therapy including outpatient physical therapist, private practice owner, University health system Executive Director of Orthopedic Service Line, and adjunct faculty at Andrews University. Frank is a graduate of the Catholic University of Leuven (1990) and Andrews University (2012).

Becky Alwood

OTR/L, CLT


Becky is the CEO of the MET brands. She served as the corresponding author of Inter-rater Reliability of Sustained Aberrant Movement Patterns as a Clinical Assessment of Muscular Fatigue (2016) published in The Open Orthopaedics Journal and she co-authored textbook Hand-Held Dynamometry: Guidelines for Daily Clinical Practice (2018). Becky has 15 years of experience as an occupational therapist including outpatient occupational therapy, hospital-based rehabilitation department management, and adjunct faculty at Andrews University. In 2011, Becky was chosen as one of the American Occupational Therapy Association Emerging Leaders in Middle Management and served as the Editor of the Administration and Management Special Interest Section of AOTA from 2013-2014. She is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire (2002) and the University of Indianapolis (2009).

The Team


Frank Aerts

PT, DSc, OCS, CMPT, CMP, CMET, CCVT


Frank is the Founder of the MET brands. He is an international presenter, invited speaker, and lecturer on the MET framework for implementing clinical best rehabilitation in daily practice within a value based delivery system to obtain optimal outcomes. He is the primary author of Inter-rater Reliability of Sustained Aberrant Movement Patterns as a Clinical Assessment of Muscular Fatigue (2016) published in The Open Orthopaedics Journal and he co-authored textbook Hand-Held Dynamometry: Guidelines for Daily Clinical Practice (2018). He has 25 years of experience in physical therapy including outpatient physical therapist, private practice owner, University health system Executive Director of Orthopedic Service Line, and adjunct faculty at Andrews University. Frank is a graduate of the Catholic University of Leuven (1990) and Andrews University (2012).

Becky Alwood

OTR/L, CLT


Becky is the CEO of the MET brands. She served as the corresponding author of Inter-rater Reliability of Sustained Aberrant Movement Patterns as a Clinical Assessment of Muscular Fatigue (2016) published in The Open Orthopaedics Journal and she co-authored textbook Hand-Held Dynamometry: Guidelines for Daily Clinical Practice (2018). Becky has 15 years of experience as an occupational therapist including outpatient occupational therapy, hospital-based rehabilitation department management, and adjunct faculty at Andrews University. In 2011, Becky was chosen as one of the American Occupational Therapy Association Emerging Leaders in Middle Management and served as the Editor of the Administration and Management Special Interest Section of AOTA from 2013-2014. She is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire (2002) and the University of Indianapolis (2009).

MET Presentations

We've had the pleasure of sharing our expertise at a number of national conferences and events, including:

Michigan Physical Therapy Association

OrganizationMichigan Physical Therapy Association
LocationYpsilanti, MI
DescriptionTwo 90 minute symposia titled Therapeutic Exercise Dosing and Dosage in the Adult Population with Chronic Pain.
DateMarch 23, 2019

OrganizationVirginia Occupational Therapy Association 2018 Annual Conference
LocationWintergreen, Virginia
Description90 minute symposium titled Operationalizing the Biopsychosocial Treatment Model.
DateOctober 27, 2018

OrganizationAmerican Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
LocationDallas, TX
Description75 minute symposium titled Operationalizing the Biopsychosocial Treatment Model: A Medical Exercise Therapy Methodology.
DateOctober 3, 2018

OrganizationAmerican Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
LocationDallas, TX
Description75 minute symposium titled Dosing Therapeutic Exercise for Strengthening using Clinical Dynamometry.
DateSeptember 30, 2018

American Society of Hand Therapists

OrganizationAmerican Society of Hand Therapists
LocationDallas, TX
Description120 minute symposium titled Application of Objective Strength Measurements for Individualized Client Metrics.
DateSeptember 21, 2018

Mission

Assist hospital-based outpatient therapy departments with management services, operations, development, and growth of wellness and rehabilitation in today’s complex healthcare environment. As a national provider of specialized management resources, MET excels in fostering the highest level of patient-centered care in collaboration with highly skilled clinicians through a culture of engagement and ownership.

MET Presentations

We've had the pleasure of sharing our expertise at a number of national conferences and events, including:

Michigan Physical Therapy Association

OrganizationMichigan Physical Therapy Association
LocationYpsilanti, MI
DescriptionTwo 90 minute symposia titled Therapeutic Exercise Dosing and Dosage in the Adult Population with Chronic Pain.
DateMarch 23, 2019

OrganizationVirginia Occupational Therapy Association 2018 Annual Conference
LocationWintergreen, Virginia
Description90 minute symposium titled Operationalizing the Biopsychosocial Treatment Model.
DateOctober 27, 2018

OrganizationAmerican Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
LocationDallas, TX
Description75 minute symposium titled Operationalizing the Biopsychosocial Treatment Model: A Medical Exercise Therapy Methodology.
DateOctober 3, 2018

OrganizationAmerican Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
LocationDallas, TX
Description75 minute symposium titled Dosing Therapeutic Exercise for Strengthening using Clinical Dynamometry.
DateSeptember 30, 2018

American Society of Hand Therapists

OrganizationAmerican Society of Hand Therapists
LocationDallas, TX
Description120 minute symposium titled Application of Objective Strength Measurements for Individualized Client Metrics.
DateSeptember 21, 2018

Mission

Assist hospital-based outpatient therapy departments with management services, operations, development, and growth of wellness and rehabilitation in today’s complex healthcare environment. As a national provider of specialized management resources, MET excels in fostering the highest level of patient-centered care in collaboration with highly skilled clinicians through a culture of engagement and ownership.