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Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT

Terry received his MSPT from Andrews University in 1997 and his FAAOMPT in 2013 through the NAIOMT Fellowship Program. He is a Faculty, Clinical Fellowship Instructor and Examiner for NAIOMT. He teaches core NAIOMT courses primarily in the Northeast, and has presented specialty course for the Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire APTA sections and SIGs.

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Shoulder Abduction Assessment

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Jun 13, 2019 8:02:23 PM
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Terry Pratt  demonstrates a shoulder abduction assessment and the clinical reasoning associated with it. 
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Topics: manual therapy, manual therapy certification, upper extremity, treating wrist injury

HA Taping to Relieve Tension

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Apr 24, 2019 9:22:32 AM

When it comes to patients experiencing neck pain and pressure, it's valuable to have an array of tools we can choose from and employ on a case-by-case basis. In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member, Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates HA taping that can help relieve tension.

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Topics: cervical spine course, manual therapy, manual therapy courses, cervical tests

Tissue Differentiation: Trigeminal Signs and Symptoms

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Apr 20, 2019 9:12:40 AM

Patient experiencing pain when turning head to the right? In the manual therapy video below, Terry Pratt discusses and demonstrates trigeminal signs and symptoms.

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Topics: cervical spine course, manual therapy, manual therapy courses, cervical tests

TMJ Screening Tips

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Apr 6, 2019 9:15:28 AM

Have a patient presenting with TMJ pain? In the manual therapy video below, demonstrate some efficient ways to screen the TMJ.

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Topics: cervical spine course, manual therapy, manual therapy courses, TMJ, cervical tests

3 Common Clamshell Exercise Errors

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Mar 30, 2019 10:16:26 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry PrattMS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT discusses some common clamshell exercise errors and how to help your patient adjust them. 

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Topics: Lumbopelvic Spine, lumbopelvic spine courses, manual therapy, terry pratt, Manual Therapy Videos, videos, treating lumbar spine

Manipulation of The AC Joint

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Dec 16, 2017 9:47:40 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Terry Pratt demonstrates and talks through a manipulation of the AC Joint. 

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Topics: manual therapy, Manual Therapy Videos, upper extremity, AC joint

What Impacts a Patient's Cervical Range of Motion

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Oct 25, 2017 10:13:04 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT discusses the impact that posture and respiration can have on cervical range of motion. 

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Topics: cervical spine, Cervical Spine, manual therapy, NAIOMT, Manual Therapy Videos, terry prett, Uncategorized, videos

Musculoskeletal Monday: The Elbow Complex

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Jul 31, 2017 3:20:57 AM

The elbow complex consists of three joints, forming a bridge between the shoulder and the hand, and it's an exciting and challenging region to treat.

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Topics: Knee-Foot-Ankle, manual therapy, Manual Therapy, lower extremity

Musculoskeletal Monday: The Shoulder

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Jul 17, 2017 9:41:26 PM

There has been an increase in rotator cuff surgical procedures performed after surgical consultation in patients presenting with shoulder pain. This has resulted in a 238% increase in the number of rotator cuff repairs in the last decade! Although large tears have been shown to benefit positively from surgery, it is important to note that there is evidence that physical therapy can have equal outcomes after 5 years.

1. Anatomy Doesn’t Lie

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Topics: manual therapy, terry pratt, Uncategorized, Musculoskeletal Monday, msk monday

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