One of the most common mechanical dysfunctions at the elbow is the abducted ulna syndrome. In the video below, NAIOMT teaching faculty Liz Henry demonstrates diagnostics and treatment for this dysfunction.
Topics: upper extremity
Famous people and some corporations change their name for many reasons. Some want a fresh start, while others change them for political or religious reasons. In 1964, professional boxer, Cassius Clay, changed his name to Muhammed Ali. Recently, Priceline changed its name to “Booking Holdings” as a way to move more into the hotel and home booking business. Well, it’s time for another name change. But this time, in clinical orthopedics.
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty instructor Terry Pratt demonstrates four ways to asses shoulder abduction and outlines the clinical reasoning associated with each way.
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.