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Examining for Cervical Artery Dysfunction

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 6, 2018 8:56:31 AM

NAIOMT instructor Bill Temes, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT has worked extensively in acute and chronic spinal pain and orthopedics, and in the video below, demonstrates examining for cervical artery dysfunction.

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Topics: cervical artery dysfunction, Manual Physical Therapy, NAIOMT, Physical Therapy, clinical skills

Gapping Mobilization in a Neurally Loaded Position

Posted by NAIOMT on Feb 5, 2018 9:25:57 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Chris Hoekstra PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates gapping mobilization in a neurally loaded position for the lumbar spine.

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Topics: lumbar spine, Manual Physical Therapy, Manual Therapy Videos, gapping mobilization

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

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

Ipsolateral & Contralateral Locking for The Lumbar Spine

Posted by NAIOMT on Sep 30, 2017 4:05:08 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Kathy Stupansky, PT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT demonstrates ipsolateral and contralateral locking from below for the lumbar spine.

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Topics: Manual Physical Therapy, manual therapy, NAIOMT, Physical Therapy, clinical skills, Faculty

Reflections from IFOMPT 2016

Posted by NAIOMT on Jul 24, 2016 9:57:19 AM

 

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Topics: Manual Physical Therapy, manual therapy, Manual Therapy, physical therapy, Events, IFOMPT, Uncategorized

Sharp Purser Test: RA Version vs Erl Pettman Version

Posted by NAIOMT on Feb 2, 2016 10:03:57 PM

In the manual therapy video below, Distinguished NAIOMT Faculty instructor Ann Porter Hoke discusses two versions of the Sharp Purser Test, one for rheumatoid arthritis and one developed by NAIOMT Faculty Erl Pettman.

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Topics: Manual Physical Therapy, manual therapy, Physical Therapy, ann porter hoke, manual therapy video, Test

Manual Therapy Video: Lumbopelvic Reeducation Strategies

Posted by NAIOMT on Oct 17, 2015 10:05:00 AM

In the manual therapy continuing education video below, North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy faculty Bryant Miller reveals Lumbopelvic reeducation strategies. Get more expert tips, techniques and guidance in one of our upcoming courses including Lumbopelvic Spine, Thoracic Spine and Cervical Spine offered throughout the country.

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Topics: cervical spine, Courses, Lumbopelvic Spine, Manual Physical Therapy, manual therapy, PT continuing education

Is PT An "Alternative Treatment?" to Pain Meds?

Posted by NAIOMT on Sep 23, 2015 1:41:32 PM

Yesterday NPR aired a piece titled "To Curb Pain Without Opioids, Oregon Looks To Alternative Treatments." In it they spoke with a woman who, when at 59 she began to experience pain in various parts of her body she was prescribed "Vicodin and muscle relaxants" by a physician.

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Topics: Manual Physical Therapy, pain medication, physical therapy, ptfirst, getpt1st, Hot Topics, over medication

Functional Training: Build a Better Athlete

Posted by NAIOMT on Sep 13, 2015 12:26:55 PM

 

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Topics: Manual Physical Therapy, manual therapy, athletic training, functional training, sports medicine, Sports Medicine

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