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NAIOMT Alumni and Faculty Publish Spinal Manipulation Article in the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy

Posted by NAIOMT on May 15, 2019 8:46:11 AM

We would like to congratulate NAIOMT alumna Christina Cuka (‘14) PT, DPT, COMPT, SSPT, alumna (‘09) Amy W. McDevitt PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Distinguished Faculty Instructor Ann Porter Hoke PT, DPT, OCS, FCAMPT, FAAOMPT, and Research Director Steve Karas PT, DSc, CMPT, MA, ATC on the publication of their article, “Spinal manipulation after multiple fusions in an adult with scoliosis: a case report” in the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy.

JMMT published the article online on January 13, 2019. The article will also appear in JMMT’s next print edition. 

We are very proud of our alumni and faculty who continually carry forward NAIOMT’s high standards. 

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Topics: manual therapy courses, NAIOMT, Manual Therapy Videos, Uncategorized, thoracic spine manipulation

Adapting Thoracic Spine Manipulation for Broader Patients

Posted by Stacy Soappman, PT, DScPT, COMT, FAAOMPT on May 9, 2019 7:02:44 PM

NAIOMT'S Stacy Soappman knows what it is like to spend the day in the clinic treating patients who are larger than yourself. It can be hard, and often you feel like it will be difficult to make a difference in the patient's pain or function because of the size difference between patient and therapist. Watch the below video as she demonstrates one way she has adapted a thoracic manipulation for when the patient is broader than your arms are long.

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Topics: manual therapy courses, NAIOMT, Manual Therapy Videos, Uncategorized, thoracic spine manipulation

HA Taping to Relieve Tension

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Apr 24, 2019 9:22:32 AM

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.

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Topics: cervical spine course, manual therapy, manual therapy courses, cervical tests

Tissue Differentiation: Trigeminal Signs and Symptoms

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Apr 20, 2019 9:12:40 AM

Patient experiencing pain when turning head to the right? In the manual therapy video below, Terry Pratt discusses and demonstrates trigeminal signs and symptoms.

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Topics: cervical spine course, manual therapy, manual therapy courses, cervical tests

TMJ Screening Tips

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Apr 6, 2019 9:15:28 AM

Have a patient presenting with TMJ pain? In the manual therapy video below, demonstrate some efficient ways to screen the TMJ.

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Topics: cervical spine course, manual therapy, manual therapy courses, TMJ, cervical tests

Thoracic Spine Manipulation Safety

Posted by NAIOMT on Mar 22, 2018 7:19:57 PM

In the manual therapy video below--captured during a recent Thoracic Spine course in NYC--NAIOMT faculty member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT discusses and demonstrates safety measures PTs can take with thoracic manipulations.

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Topics: manual therapy, manual therapy courses, Thoracic Spine, thoracic spine manipulation

Subtalar Joint Interosseous Ligament Tests

Posted by NAIOMT on Jan 25, 2018 11:27:31 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Bill Temes demonstrates subtalar ligament testing.

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Topics: manual therapy, Manual Therapy, manual therapy courses, lower extremities, Manual Therapy Videos, Uncategorized, subtalar joint, ligament tests

Compression Overload Test

Posted by NAIOMT on Dec 28, 2017 5:15:42 PM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman demonstrates a compression overload test for the lumbopelvic spine.

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Topics: lumbopelvic spine, Manual Therapy, manual therapy courses, NAIOMT, Manual Therapy Videos

Upper Cervical Ligaments Review

Posted by NAIOMT on Dec 9, 2017 6:07:47 PM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Stacy Soappman shares a brief review of the upper cervical ligaments from a recent Cervical Spine I course.

Let us know if you have any questions and if you want to set your skills apart, join us for a Cervical Spine course near you! Here are a few coming up:

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Topics: cervical spine, Cervical Spine, Manual Therapy, manual therapy courses, Manual Therapy Videos, Uncategorized

Unilateral C7 T1 Extension Manip of the CSpine

Posted by NAIOMT on Nov 26, 2017 10:43:18 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Steve Allen demonstrates detailed technique for doing a unilateral C7-T1 extension manipulation of the cervical spine.

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Topics: cervical spine, Cervical Spine, Manual Therapy, manual therapy courses, manual therapy videos, Unilateral C7 T1 Extension

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