Because we like to spend more time during the live portion of a NAIOMT course, emphasizing hands-on, case based material, we utilize Primal Pictures in our online pre-course modules. Below is an example video, reviewing some pertinent anatomy of the cervical spine.
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman demonstrates the normal variance in the alar ligament testing
If you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to connect with Stacy on Twitter, or address them in person at one of our upcoming Cervical Spine courses, which can be taken in any order convenient to you. Second and third year PT students enjoy a significant discount too!
During a Cervical Spine I class, one of our course participants who had surgery for a cervical myleopathy still presents with upper motor neuron signs (although diminished since the surgery). He allowed us to film them so fellow PTs can see what babinski, clonus, hoffmans sign and pronator rigidity present like.
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates a great technique for testing ROM in the cervical spine without a goniometer.
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses what happens when the AA joint is restricting our right rotation, and one way we can help patients regain it.
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty Laura Iverson-von Wullerstorff, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT reviews PIVMs for the Cervical Spine.
In the video below, NAIOMT Faculty Ann Porter Hoke, PT, DPT, OCS, FCAMPT, FAAOMPT demonstrates advanced mobility testing of the atlantoaxial joint.
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Stacy Soappman demonstrates a seated OA treatment to regain occiput posterior glide.
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Stacy Soappman shares a brief review of the upper cervical ligaments from a recent Cervical Spine I course. Because this stuff matters!
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Steve Allen demonstrates detailed technique for doing a unilateral C7-T1 extension manipulation of the cervical spine.