A Code of Ethics was also developed and adopted by the APMR.
Edward Friedman composed and the APMR Board of Governors adopted the first official definition of Corrective Therapy in 1955.
The first annual national convention of the APMR was held at the Hotel Hamilton, Chicago, IL on June 5-7, 1947, where the professional name changed to "Corrective Therapy.
Certification and Registration In the early 1950s, APMR realized the need for a credentialing process to determine the basic level of knowledge and skills of prospective corrective therapists.
Fleming chaired the committee that developed and established the first certification process of APMR members.