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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.