Can you guess which leg is longer? Tell us in the comments.
Earlier this summer, our NAIOMT faculty members gathered for our annual retreat. It's a meaningful time for us to connect face-to-face, dive deep into topics that affect our field and our patients, and discuss everything from new courses and our clinical fellowship program, to how to be the best possible physical therapists, teachers and mentors we can be.
And of course, it's always a treat to hear from master clinician, mentor to many, and NAIOMT co-founder, Erl Pettman.
In this brief clip as he shares an insight on chronic pain.
One thing that sets NAIOMT apart in the world of post professional manual therapy education is our faculty. We are an eclectic, ever-evolving group of practicing clinicians dedicated to moving the profession forward. This week, the Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy released its July issue with a focus on dry needling. In it, NAIOMT faculty member, Gary Kearns, instructor of our Advanced Dry Needling course, presents New perspectives on dry needling following a medical model: are we screening our patients sufficiently?, along with colleagues César Fernández-De-Las-Peñas, Jean-Michel Brismée, Josué Gan & Jacqueline Doidge.
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Terry Pratt demonstrates a shoulder abduction assessment and the clinical reasoning associated with it.
When it comes to patients experiencing neck pain and pressure, it's valuable to have an array of tools we can choose from and employ on a case-by-case basis. In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member, Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates HA taping that can help relieve tension.
Patient experiencing pain when turning head to the right? In the manual therapy video below, Terry Pratt discusses and demonstrates trigeminal signs and symptoms.
The manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Dallas-based faculty member, Michael Lucido, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates spinal engine with the goal of correcting sacral dysfunction.
Have a patient presenting with TMJ pain? In the manual therapy video below, I demonstrate some efficient ways to screen the TMJ.
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT discusses some common clamshell exercise errors and how to help your patient adjust them.
Do you see patients who experience pain when turning their head to the right? Wondering how to approach treatment? In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman demonstrates one way to restore movement without reproducing the pain.