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Prone Scapular Setting

Posted by NAIOMT on Jun 23, 2018 8:47:14 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Angela Gordon demonstrates how to re-establish scapular position for proper activation of the scapular muscles, a technique she teaches in her sports medicine-focused course "Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete.”

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Topics: Manual Therapy, Manual Therapy Videos, Sports Medicine

Glenohumeral Capsular Ligament Assessment

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 4, 2018 9:30:35 AM

In the manual therapy video below, former Washington Nationals baseball team lead physical therapist and NAIOMT faculty member, Angela Gordon, demonstrates a Glenohumeral Capsular Ligament Assessment. 

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Topics: Glenohumeral Capsular Ligament Assessment, manual therapy, Manual Therapy Videos, sports medicine, Sports Medicine

Abstract of the Week: A Comparison of Hamstring Stretching Programs

Posted by NAIOMT on May 21, 2016 9:28:55 AM

This week  the abstract we're taking a look at is:

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Topics: Abstract of the Week, Courses, hamstring stretches, lower extremity, lumbopelvic spine, running, Sports Medicine

Glenohumeral Capsular Ligament Assessment

Posted by NAIOMT on May 14, 2016 9:30:35 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Angela Gordon demonstrates a Glenohumeral Capsular Ligament Assessment. And as we speak, she's in Virginia teaching our new specialty course Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete. Want in on the next one? Reserve your spot in the Colorado Springs, CO July class on or browse other upcoming manual therapy courses including Lumbopelvic Spine, Upper and Lower Extremity, and Spinal Manipulation here.

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Topics: Glenohumeral Capsular Ligament Assessment, manual therapy, Manual Therapy Videos, sports medicine, Sports Medicine

PT Profile: Michael Lehr

Posted by NAIOMT on May 10, 2016 10:29:39 PM

We are very excited to introduce you to and give a warm welcome to Michael E. Lehr PT,DPT,OCS,CSCS, who will be joining the NAIOMT guest faculty to teach two new specialty courses coming up focused on Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization and Neuromuscular Exercise Prescription. (Stay tuned for more info on those and browse upcoming manual therapy learning opportunities in the meantime!) 

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Topics: PT Profile, soft tissue mobilization, sports medicine, Sports Medicine

Scapular Stabilization for the Overhead Athlete Video

Posted by NAIOMT on May 7, 2016 10:27:04 AM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Angela Gordon, PT, DSc, MPT, COMT, OCS, ATC, FMS addresses a progression for scapular stabilization for overhead athletes. For more expertise in this area, check out Angela's upcoming course Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete May 14 - May 15, 2016 in Falls Church Virginia or July 16-17 in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Topics: Manual Therapy, Manual Therapy Videos, Overhead Athlete, overhead athlete, scapular stabilization, Sports Medicine, Uncategorized

Four Measures to Prevent Little League Elbow

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 28, 2016 9:28:35 PM

Elbow injuries are typically seen in baseball and tennis players because of repetitive throwing or swinging motions. The problem arises in these athletes from the inflammation and deterioration of ligaments and tendons because of repetitive stress and or kinetic chain weak links. This can ultimately lead to pain, tenderness, stress fractures, ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries or permanent growth plate damage.

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Topics: baseball injuries, baseball injury, little league elbow, Manual Therapy, pitching injury, sports medicine, Sports Medicine

6 Factors to Consider for Early Season Injuries in Overhead Athletes

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 16, 2016 10:43:51 AM

As the spring seasons are upon us, we are starting to see a few athletes make their way in to the clinic for various aches and pains and even some more serious injuries. We talk a lot about off-season rest times and injury prevention programs for the overhead athlete, so why do these injuries occur so early in the spring season?

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Topics: baseball, baseball injury, little league, overhead athlete, sports medicine, Sports Medicine

Video: Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete

Posted by NAIOMT on Dec 28, 2015 11:11:27 AM

In the video below, hear from NAIOMT faculty member Angela Gordon, PT, DSc, MPT, COMT, OCS, ATC, FMS on some of the specific areas she'll be addressing in her upcoming specialty course  Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete. If you have any interest in treating professional athletes, this one's for you!

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Topics: angela gordon, baseball injuries, manual therapy, Manual Therapy Videos, Overhead Athlete, overhead athlete, physical therapy, sports medicine, Sports Medicine

Who Has Been Your Most Memorable Patient?

Posted by NAIOMT on Dec 26, 2015 12:53:23 PM

As 2015 winds down and we embark on another year of guiding PTs toward being the best caregivers they can be, we invite you to reflect on some of the experiences that have shaped your approach in one way or another.

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Topics: manual therapy, Overhead Athlete, physical therapy, Sports Medicine

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