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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

Lumbar Scan: Prone Torsion Test

Posted by NAIOMT on May 8, 2018 10:39:30 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Bill Temes demonstrates a prone torsion test, as part of the Level I Scanning Examination for the lumbar spine.

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Topics: Courses, Endorsement, endorsement in washington, Faculty, Lumbopelvic Spine, lumbopelvic spine, Manual Therapy, manual therapy and pregnancy, peripheral manipulation, Spinal manipulation

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, Manual Therapy Videos, PT, regaining rotation, Uncategorized

One Way to Treat Lack of Supination in the Forearm

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 24, 2018 8:45:20 PM

Does your patient have difficulty opening doors due to a lack of supination following a forearm/wrist injury? In the manual therapy video below, watch NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman as she shares one way to treat this.

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Topics: Courses, manual therapy, Manual Therapy Videos, PT, treating wrist injury, upper extremity

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, Clinical Reasoning, clinical skills, Courses, manual therapy techniques, physical therapy education, video

Slump Exam for the Lumbar Spine

Posted by NAIOMT on Feb 18, 2018 3:04:11 AM

In the video below NAIOMT Faculty Chris Hoekstra, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates the slump exam as part of the NAIOMT neurological exam for the lumbar spine.

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Topics: clinical skills, Courses, Faculty, lumbar spine, manual therapy, physical therapy, slump exam

H and I Testing

Posted by NAIOMT on Jan 10, 2018 7:38:49 PM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Stacy Soappman demonstrates H and I testing of the lumbar spine. Apologies for the vertical view! :) And for more manual therapy guidance, join us for one of these upcoming Lumbopelvic Spine II courses (I and II can be taken in any order):

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Topics: Courses, h and I testing, Lumbopelvic Spine, lumbopelvic spine, Manual Therapy Videos, NAIOMT

The Dangers of Year-Round Training in Youth Baseball

Posted by NAIOMT on Dec 11, 2017 10:39:24 AM

Many parents support their kids in playing a sport year-round with little to no down time. No down time means an increased risk of injury. Parents are worried about their child “falling behind” and losing participation opportunities – but they may want to think about whether or not this punishing schedule is destroying their child’s long-term ability to participate at all.

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Topics: Courses, epicondyle avulsion fractures, labral tears, Overhead Athlete, overhead athletes, overuse injuries, RTC tears, sports medicine, ucl strain, ucl tears

Manipulation of Abducted Ulna

Posted by NAIOMT on Dec 3, 2017 7:41:15 AM

Winter weather in Colorado means, skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing, in additional to all the normal running and biking people do. It also means snow with slippery parking lots and sidewalks. All of these things can create a nightmare situation for your upper extremities, should you fall and catch yourself on an outstretched hand.

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Topics: abducted ulna, clinical skills, Courses, Manual Physical Therapy, manual therapy, physical therapy, upper quadrant

Compression Overload Test for the Lumbopelvic Spine

Posted by Bill Temes on Nov 18, 2017 2:40:28 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Senior Faculty Member Bill Temes demonstrates a compression overload test for the lumbopelvic spine.

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Topics: clinical skills, compression overload test, Courses, Lumbopelvic Spine, lumbopelvic spine, manual therapy courses

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