Normal Variance in the Alar Ligament Testing

Posted by NAIOMT on Mar 2, 2019 10:39:15 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman demonstrates the normal variance in the alar ligament testing.

If you want to master skills that can make a big difference with patients in the clinic, come join us in person for one of our upcoming Cervical Spine courses, which can be taken in any order convenient to you. (Second and third year PT students get a deep discount!) 

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Topics: cervical spine, cervical spine courses, cervical spine techniques, cervical tests, cervical spine evaulation

Two Recommendations a PT Can Make to Effectively Lessen a Patient's Migraine Headache

Posted by Michael Lucido, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT on Mar 1, 2018 7:52:01 AM

Migraine headaches (MH) affect approximately 15% of the global population and are believed to be due to environmental and genetic factors. Neurologist and Family Practice physicians use a mnemonic device known as POUND to differentiate migraine headaches from other forms of primary headaches:

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Topics: Cervical Spine, cervical spine courses, NAIOMT, cervicogenic headaches, Uncategorized, migraine headaches

Cervical Spine & Clinical Reasoning

Posted by NAIOMT on Oct 21, 2015 10:44:38 AM
A lot of cervical courses will teach you how to treat the cervical spine, and NAIOMT certainly covers that.  But how many courses teach you why to treat the cervical spine--or address whether or not you should even be treating it at all?  Our Cervical Spine I courses teach you foundational clinical reasoning knowledge to help identify the cause of the patient's symptoms.  If you can find the pain generator you will be much more successful in treating the patient.
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Topics: cervical spine, Cervical Spine, cervical spine courses, manual therapy, Manual Therapy, manual therapy certification, Clinical Reasoning

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