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Ligamentous Stress Tests of the Craniovertebral Region

Posted by NAIOMT on May 4, 2019 9:36:30 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT cofounder and meaningful mentor to many, Erl Pettman, demonstrates the ligamentous stress tests of the Craniovertebral region. Watching how easily he flows between the ligaments is mastery at its best! Our Cervical Spine I and II courses are great stops on the path to getting to this level.

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Topics: Cervical Spine, Courses, Manual Therapy, Manual Therapy Videos

The Importance of Observation in PT

Posted by Ann Porter Hoke, PT, DPT, OCS, FCAMPT, FAAOMPT on Mar 23, 2019 10:15:49 AM

Is observation a forgotten art? NAIOMT's Ann Porter Hoke discusses its importance in the video below. To take your clinical reasoning and manual therapy skills to the next level, browse upcoming NAIOMT courses. 

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Topics: Cervical Spine, manual therapy, cervicogenic headaches, Manual Therapy Videos, Uncategorized, cervical spine evaulation

Cervical Spine Anatomy Review

Posted by NAIOMT on Mar 2, 2019 11:12:39 AM

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.

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Topics: cervical spine, Cervical Spine, manual therapy, terry pratt, Manual Therapy Videos, videos

Upper Motor Neuron Signs During Cervical Scanning Examination

Posted by NAIOMT on Feb 23, 2019 8:54:10 AM

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.

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Topics: cervical spine, Cervical Spine, manual therapy, terry pratt, Manual Therapy Videos, testing ROM, Uncategorized, videos

Advanced Cervical Spine Manipulation

Posted by NAIOMT on Dec 19, 2018 9:32:57 PM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Kathy Stupansky demonstrates a manipulation for an extension restriction on the right at C56. Please note, this is a technique covered in our Advanced Spinal Manipulation course. Our Cervical Spine I and II courses are great stops on the path to getting to this level.

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Topics: Cervical Spine, Courses, Manual Therapy, Manual Therapy Videos

Evaluation of A Cervicogenic Headache

Posted by Michael Lucido, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT on May 31, 2018 4:27:01 PM

Do you see patients experiencing headaches in the clinic? In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Michael Lucido demonstrates how physical therapists can evaluate a patient's suspected cervicogenic headache. 

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Topics: Cervical Spine, manual therapy, cervicogenic headaches, Manual Therapy Videos, Uncategorized, cervical spine evaulation

Modifications to BPPV Treatment

Posted by NAIOMT on May 19, 2018 11:32:32 AM

In the Cervical I manual therapy lab demonstration below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry PrattMS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT addresses modifications to the Halpike-Dix maneuver for BPPV. The majority of patients have sensitivity in cervical spine extension and rotation.

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Topics: Cervical Spine, NAIOMT, Clinical Reasoning, clinical skills, manual therapy techniques, Manual Therapy Videos, Uncategorized

Testing ROM in the Cervical Spine Without a Goniometer

Posted by NAIOMT on May 11, 2018 10:37:32 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry PrattMS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates a great technique for testing ROM in the cervical spine without a goniometer.

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Topics: cervical spine, Cervical Spine, manual therapy, terry pratt, Manual Therapy Videos, testing ROM, Uncategorized, videos

Regaining Right Rotation Through the Ipsilateral AA Joint

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 28, 2018 10:12:48 AM

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.

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Topics: cervical spine, Cervical Spine, Courses, manual therapy, PT, Manual Therapy Videos, Uncategorized, regaining rotation

Atlantoaxial Rotary Stability Test

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 18, 2018 12:00:18 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's distinguished faculty instructor Ann Porter Hoke demonstrates an atlantoaxial rotary stability test (weight bearing-seated).

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Topics: Cervical Spine, manual therapy, ann porter hoke, Manual Therapy Videos, Uncategorized, Atlantoaxial Rotary Stability Test

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