Free Webinar Series

Join Us For Continued Growth and Advancement in Theory and Skills

Join us for an opportunity to share and discuss current topics in musculoskeletal manual therapy with NAIOMT’s new webinar series entitled: Contemporary Topics in Orthopedic Manual Therapy. 

This series is designed to provide participants advanced learning and mentorship from NAIOMT faculty and master clinicians. Each month the webinars will explore and look to showcase areas of interest, relevant concepts, and professional development in orthopedic manual physical therapy. For continued growth and advancement in theory and skills, join us in these free 60 minute monthly online sessions. 

Upcoming Webinars

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Complications following Lumbar Spine Surgery with Implications to The Musculoskeletal Physical Therapist
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
  • Presenters: Michael Lucido, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT/Blake Staub, MD
  • When: Tuesday, January 24, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar

Why are your patients not thriving after lumbar spine surgery? It may or may not have anything to do with you as a rehabilitation professional. Blake Staub, MD (Neurosurgeon) and Michael Lucido, DPT, FAAOMPT will discuss complications following lumbar spine surgery from a technical/surgical standpoint with implications for the muscusculoskeletal/manual therapist.

The participant in the Webinar will be informed and able to discuss the following:

  • Therapeutic exercises that are not indicated following lumbar spine surgery.
  • Clinical features of hematoma formation after spine surgery.
  • The clinical features of pedicle screw migration following lumbar fusion surgery.
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An Overview of Cervical Contribution to Concussion
Thursday, February 16, 2023
  • Presenter: Michael House, PT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT
  • When: Thursday, February 16, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar

The participant in the Webinar will be informed and able to discuss the following:

  • Identify components of cervicogenic origin contributing to concussion signs and symptoms
  • Discuss possible pathophysiological reasons for the cervicogenic signs and symptoms
  • Review general interventions to address the impairments
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Management of Tendinopathies
Thursday, March 16, 2023
  • Presenter: Jessica Smith-Blockley, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
  • When: Thursday, March 16, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar

The participant in the Webinar will be informed and able to discuss the following:

  • Considerations for assessment
  • Load management and load progression
  • Applications for the lower and upper extremity
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Spinal Manipulation & Pregnancy
Thursday, April 20, 2023
  • Presenter: Kellie Stickler, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
  • When: Thursday, April 20, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar

Upcoming webinar to discuss spinal manipulation and the pregnant patient. We will cover:

  • Why PTs have been taught to be very cautious with manipulation regarding a pregnant patient
  • What is reported in the literature regarding spinal manipulation in this population
  • Recommendations for determining when spinal manipulation is appropriate
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Vital Signs
Thursday, May 18, 2023
  • Presenter: Austin Sheldon, PT, DPT, DSc, Cert. DN, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
  • When: Thursday, May 18, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Breathing
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
  • Presenter: Kat Burns, PT, DPT, COMT, OCS, FAAOMPT
  • When: Wednesday, June 21, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Patients with Chronic Pain and Central Sensitization - Who Are They?
Thursday, July 20, 2023
  • Presenter: Sharon Wang
  • When: Thursday, July 10, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar

The participant in the Webinar will be informed and able to discuss the following:

  • Recognize central sensitization vs. segmental sensitization
  • Determine the severity of central sensitization
  • Potential interventions for management of central sensitization
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Clinical Reasoning
Thursday, August 17, 2023
  • Presenter: Borko Rodic, PT, DPT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT
  • When: Thursday, August 17, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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T4 syndrome
Thursday, September 21, 2023
  • Presenter: Ngozi Akotaobi, PT, DPT, COMT, FAAOMPT
  • When: Thursday, September 21, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar

T4 syndrome has been described as a clinically rare cluster of symptoms known to cause head and neck pain and upper extremity symptoms. It is really and truly a diagnosis of exclusion as it is poorly described in the literature. This webinar aims to ID the patterns of symptoms typically associated with T4 syndrome, discuss differential diagnosis of this syndrome and to discuss treatment considerations for patients presenting with T4 syndrome.

The participant in the Webinar will be informed and able to discuss the following:

  • Identify the pattern of symptoms typically associated with T4 syndrome
  • Differentiate between T4 syndrome and pathological conditions with similar presentation
  • Discuss what literature has to say about T4 syndrome
  • Discuss treatment considerations for patients with presenting with T4 syndrome
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Manual Therapy and Strength and Conditioning: "Bridging the Gap”
Thursday, October 19, 2023
  • Presenter: Kevin Kenefick, PT, CMPT, FIT, MS
  • When: Thursday, October 19, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Mentorship Matters: Creating an Environment for Mentorship to Thrive
Thursday, November 16, 2023
  • Presenter: Amy Temes-Clifton, PT, DPT, COMT, OCS, FAAOMPT
  • When: Thursday, November 16, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar

The participant in the Webinar will be informed and able to discuss the following:

  • Understand the importance and value of mentorship.
  • Appreciate the components involved in creating an environment for mentorship to thrive.
  • Be inspired to create a plan to improve the mentorship experience in your clinic.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Deep Gluteal Syndrome
Thursday, December 14, 2023
  • Presenter: Jason Winburne, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
  • When: Thursday, December 14, 2023
  • Time: 05:30PM PST/06:30 PM MST/07:30 PM CST/08:30 PM EST (US and Canada)
  • Register in advance for this webinar

Do you treat patients with the frustrating “pain in my butt” complaints. With the underlying complex anatomy, the little current research, and the integrated biomechanics of the lumbopelvic hip region, this area can be a daunting task.

During this webinar we will discuss signs and symptoms of local gluteal pathologies as well as potential referral sources. We will look at subjective and objective examination measures to help with clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis. Then present some treatment techniques to help us treat this region.

The participant in the Webinar will be informed and able to discuss the following:

  • Able to provide detailed examination including subjective and objective measures for the gluteal region.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of common pathologies in the gluteal area
  • Able to provide therapeutic and manual therapy techniques for deep gluteal syndrome
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.