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Shoulder Abduction Assessment

Posted by Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Jun 13, 2019 8:02:23 PM

 

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Terry Pratt demonstrates a shoulder abduction assessment and the clinical reasoning associated with it. 

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Topics: manual therapy, manual therapy certification, upper extremity, treating wrist injury

Patient Case: Violinist with Tingling and Numbness

Posted by Stacy Soappman, PT, DScPT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Jan 13, 2019 11:08:26 AM

How do you decide which tests to conduct and what kind of treatment plan to develop from patient to patient? This may sound obvious, but bears repeating: really knowing our anatomy plays a huge role in effective clinical reasoning.

In the video below, NAIOMT's Stacy Soappman discusses a violinist she saw last month who was experiencing numbness and tingling in his left fourth and fifth finger.  She addresses how taking a hard look at upper extremity anatomy helped her in assessing and treating the patient.  

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Topics: upper extremity, treating wrist injury

Technique for the CMC Joint

Posted by Stacy Soappman, PT, DScPT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Nov 24, 2018 4:20:26 PM
Does your patient experience pain when shaking hands? In the video below, I demonstrate a technique for the CMC joint that you may find helpful.
 
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Topics: manual therapy, manual therapy certification, upper extremity, treating wrist injury

Cyclist with Wrist Pain: A Patient Case

Posted by Stacy Soappman, PT, DScPT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Oct 24, 2018 9:42:34 PM
Do you see cyclists in the clinic? In the video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses a patient case of pain in the wrist with cycling.
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Topics: manual therapy, manual therapy certification, upper extremity, treating wrist injury

One Way to Treat Lack of Supination in the Forearm

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

Do you see patients that 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, PT, Manual Therapy Videos, upper extremity, treating wrist injury

Treating a Common Winter Wrist Injury

Posted by Stacy Soappman, PT, DScPT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Mar 3, 2018 9:28:30 AM

Are you starting to see skiing and snowboarding injuries in the clinic? In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Stacy Soappman discusses a common wrist injury she sees during the winter season and how she approaches treatment in some cases.

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Topics: upper extremity, treating wrist injury

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