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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

Proper Palpating of the UCL Ligament

Posted by Angela Gordon, PT, DSc, MPT, FAAOMPT, COMT, ATC, OCS, FMS on May 22, 2019 8:14:13 AM

In the manual therapy video below, I demonstrate a proper palpating of the UCL ligament in order to assess for tenderness, as this is a marker for return to sports when the ligament is no longer tender. 

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Topics: overhead athletes, upper extremity, ucl ligament

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

One Way to Treat the Subtalar Joint

Posted by Stacy Soappman, PT, DScPT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Nov 14, 2018 8:02:16 PM

Do you tend to see a lot of ankle sprains in the clinic? In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses sprains and demonstrates one way to treat the subtalar joint.

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Topics: NAIOMT, lower extremity, upper extremity, ankle pain

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

Patient Case of Posterior Ankle Pain

Posted by Stacy Soappman, PT, DScPT, COMT, FAAOMPT on Oct 15, 2018 9:01:13 PM

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses a patient she saw in the clinic who had posterior ankle pain when running, and how she approached treatment. 

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Topics: NAIOMT, lower extremity, upper extremity, ankle pain

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

Testing and Manip of the Abducted Ulna

Posted by NAIOMT on Apr 11, 2018 10:11:14 PM

Ever experience patients coming into the clinic with elbow pain, perhaps as a result of a fall on an outstretched hand? In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT's Stacy Soappman reviews the Abducted Ulna, and demonstrates testing and manipulation that can be performed, when appropriate, to regain the lateral glide.

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Topics: Manipulation, abducted ulna, manual therapy techniques, Manual Therapy Videos, upper extremity

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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