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Faculty Video Demonstrations
In these videos NAIOMT instructors Michael Lucido and Steve Allen demonstrate and discuss some of the skills and techniques that will be covered in the upcoming courses.
Watch Michael Lucido demonstrate a lower thoracic flexion manip.
Watch Michael Lucido provide an explanation of “neutral zone instability”. This technique is taught in the C-616 Cervical Spine II course.
Why should PTs and PT students take the Lumbopelvic Spine I course? Watch Steve Allen's answer in the video below.
Meet Your Instructors
Michael Lucido, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Mr. Lucido is a 1985 graduate from of University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas with a bachelor’s of science degree in physical therapy and received his doctorate in physical therapy from A.T. Still’s University in Mesa, AZ in 2011. Michael has over 27 years of orthopedic physical therapy experience with clinical interest and specialization in spinal dysfunction. His early instructors in manual therapy were Robin McKenzie, Freddie Kaltenborn, Erl Pettman, Cliff Fowler and Jim Meadows.
Steve Allen is a graduate of the University of Southern California 1977 with a MS in Physical Therapy. Internships included attending the Kaiser Vallejo Rehab Program with Margaret Knott and Greg Johnson for intense instruction in Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation. Steve is the founder of Evergreen Physical Therapy in Spokane and currently serves as Clinic Director at Therapeutic Associates, Inc. in Liberty Lake, Washington. Steve received his Board Certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy in 1986 and is a 1996 graduate of the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (NAIOMT) and currently serves on the board of directors for NAIOMT. Steve received his Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy in 1998.
Senior faculty Ann Porter-Hoke, Bill Temes and Kent Keyser have filmed over 13 hours of technique and theory videos, which complement our Level I and II courses. This is a great resource for all course participants, especially if you are seeking certification.
The videos are available on NAIOMT's Vimeo subscription channel. An unlimited access subscription is just $5/month.