A Frequently Overlooked Joint

Posted by NAIOMT on Jul 17, 2021 6:48:42 AM

Early on Wednesday morning, July 21, the US Women’s National Team face Sweden in the opening game of the Olympic soccer tournament in Tokyo. USWNT have been dominant in the preparation games, but keep in mind that Sweden is the only team the USNWT have not managed to beat over the past 12 months.

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Lessons from Ellen Hillegass on Long-Term COVID Management

Posted by NAIOMT on Jul 12, 2021 12:04:18 PM
We are excited to announce the next segment of our webinar series:  The Eclectic PT Episode 4: Lessons from Ellen Hillegass on Long-Term COVID Management.  
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Meaningful Mentors: Meet NAIOMT's Jason Moses

Posted by NAIOMT on Jun 17, 2021 8:26:11 AM

NAIOMT's Clinical Fellowship Instructor Jason Moses PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT obtained his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree with honors from Loma Linda University in 2006. He completed his Fellowship with NAIOMT in 2017 under the tutelage of Drs. Michael Lucido, Jason Winburne, and Ann-Porter Hoke. Jason owns and practices at Summit Peak Physical Therapy in Arlington, TX. He is active in clinical research with NAIOMT and his primary interest is cervical spine dysfunction following motor vehicle crashes. 


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Screening the Hip - AVN or Fracture of the Hip

Posted by NAIOMT on May 1, 2021 8:17:47 AM

Over 90% of patients who enter the clinic with hip pain are safe to treat and do not present with areas of concern. In this video, NAIOMT faculty instructor Terry Pratt demonstrates some testing to screen patients who potentially present with serious pathology which would need to be referred to a physician.

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The Three Steps of Ankle Stability Testing

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 24, 2021 8:19:52 AM

Watch NAIOMT teaching faculty Steve Allen demonstrate the three steps of stability testing on the individual collateral ligaments of the ankle. This technique is taught in NAIOMT's C-621 Lower Extremity course.

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Meaningful Mentors: Meet NAIOMT's Michael House

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 20, 2021 11:55:00 AM

Michael House, PT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT graduated from Ithaca College in 1997 with his Master's degree. He completed his Doctor of Science of Physical Therapy in 2010 from Andrews University, and in the process also passed his OCS in 2008. In 2014, Dr. House completed his fellowship with NAIOMT under the guidance and mentorship of Ann Porter Hoke and Phil Plante. Michael works at Back To Motion in Denver, CO.

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Dry Needling Techniques Based on Muscle Response

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 17, 2021 8:21:33 AM

Given the many different Dry Needling techniques, the answer to "which one is best" depends upon many factors. One important factor to consider is the response of the muscle to needle manipulation. In this video, Gary Kearns, PT, ScD, OCS, FAAOMPT briefly discusses several common scenarios and the most appropriate needle manipulation technique to maximize treatment effect and minimize patient discomfort.

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Meaningful Mentors: Meet NAIOMT's Tyrees Marcy

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 14, 2021 7:54:00 AM

Tyrees Marcy, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT received her BSPT from Sacramento State University, Sacramento in 1998 and went on to complete a post-graduate certificate in manual therapy from Curtin University, Perth Australia in 2004 and a transitional doctorate degree in 2010 from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ. She currently works as a Faculty Member for NAIOMT, serving as a Clinical Fellowship Instructor and Teaching Assistant. She works at Olympic Sports and Spine Therapy as a Physical Therapist Float. She currently serves as a member of the NAIOMT Faculty Development Committee. She serves on the Nominating Committee for the AOPT Orthopaedic and Residency Special Interest Group and is an ABPTRFE Onsite Reviewer. Additionally, she is an Item Writer for the Specialization Academy of Content Experts [SACE]. Marcy's passion is to empower and inspire Physical Therapists to grow professionally by pursuing Faculty Positions as well as elevating current teaching expertise. 

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Lessons from Chris Showalter and the Maitland Approach

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 13, 2021 8:17:56 AM
We are pleased to introduce the next segment of our webinar series: The Eclectic PT Episode 3: Lessons from Chris Showalter and the Maitland Approach. Guest speaker Chris Showalter, Program Director of the MAPS Fellowship Program, will share his experiences from a Maitland perspective. As Chair of the Accreditation Council on Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Education (ACOMPTE), Chris will also provide insights on the future of fellowship programs in the US.
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Shoulder Assessment Strategies

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 10, 2021 9:08:36 AM

Watch NAIOMT faculty instructor Terry Pratt demonstrate assessment strategies for patients presenting with shoulder pain with push-ups and/or bench press.

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