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Seated Thoracic Manipulation on a Larger Patient

Posted by Stacy Soappman, PT, DScPT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Dec 31, 2018 1:55:33 PM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses and demonstrates a modified seated thoracic manipulation technique that can be really useful in the clinic when your arms can't comfortably reach around a larger patient. 

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Topics: NAIOMT, Clinical Reasoning, Manual Therapy Videos, Thoracic Spine, thoracic spine manipulation, manip like a girl

Seated Thoracic Manipulation

Posted by NAIOMT on May 22, 2018 8:06:25 PM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses and demonstrates a seated thoracic manipulation technique taught in our Thoracic Spine courses.

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Topics: NAIOMT, Clinical Reasoning, Manual Therapy Videos, Thoracic Spine, thoracic spine manipulation

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

PIVMs for the Cervical Spine

Posted by NAIOMT on Mar 26, 2018 10:36:11 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty Laura Iverson-von WullerstorffPT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT reviews PIVMs for the Cervical Spine.

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Topics: cervical spine, Cervical Spine, cervical spine conditions, cervical spine course, Courses, physical therapy education, Clinical Reasoning, clinical skills, manual therapy techniques, video

The 20 "Rules" of Manual Therapy

Posted by Brett Windsor, PT, PhD, MPA, FAAOMPT on Dec 29, 2017 9:15:08 AM
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Topics: manual therapy, Manual Therapy, Clinical Reasoning, clinical skills, manual therapy techniques

Humeral Head Won't Go Posterior? Here's One Way to Treat It

Posted by NAIOMT on Oct 28, 2017 9:21:54 AM

Faced with the humeral head not going posterior? In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman demonstrates one way to treat it.

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Topics: Clinical Reasoning, manual therapy techniques, manual therapy videos, Manual Therapy Videos, upper extremity, upper quadrant, humeral head

Musculoskeletal Monday: It’s All About Balance

Posted by NAIOMT on Oct 9, 2017 11:19:14 AM

Balance has been one of my favorite areas to study and teach. I remember first learning how balance is integrated through multiple systems and I was amazed that, as humans, we could stand upright without falling over. The statement that “gait is a series of controlled falls” was used by many professors, and I could not agree more. Balance is an epitomic example of homeostasis.

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Topics: Courses, Manual Physical Therapy, manual therapy, Manual Therapy, physical therapy, terry pratt, Clinical Reasoning, clinical skills, Faculty, gait

Assessing and Treating the Clavicle

Posted by NAIOMT on Sep 12, 2017 10:09:12 PM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Stacy Soapmann demonstrates one way to assess and treat the clavicle, the latest from our Facebook Live feed.

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Topics: manual therapy, Clinical Reasoning, Manual Therapy Videos, Uncategorized, upper extremity, clavicle

Musculoskeletal Monday: Cervical Manipulation

Posted by NAIOMT on Aug 21, 2017 6:00:22 AM

The “Dangers" of Cervical Manipulation have been promoted widely over the spectrum of medicine, but what is the reality? Manipulation is as safe as any other intervention if utilized with the appropriate patient, and has been proven through research to be effective. So why should we shy away from it?

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Topics: Cervical Spine, Manual Therapy, Clinical Reasoning, Uncategorized, Musculoskeletal Monday

Patient with Pain Turning Head to the Left? Here's One Way to Assess and Treat

Posted by NAIOMT on Aug 1, 2017 10:28:47 PM

Do you regularly see patients experiencing pain with left rotation? In the video below, NAIOMT's Stacy Soappman, PT, DSc, COMT, FAAOMPT addresses one way to assess and treat.

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Topics: Cervical Spine, manual therapy, neck pain, Clinical Reasoning, Manual Therapy Videos

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