Great Expectations (Of Patients)

What do you do when a patient comes in and is disappointed that they are not better? When they are unhappy with the progress and are still in pain? When they seem to be losing faith in you and your treatment? This is something I’ve experience recently, and it got me thinking about the importance… Continue reading Great Expectations (Of Patients)

Clinical Presentation of Traumatic Arthritis in the Lumbopelvic Spine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s faculty instructor Steve Allen addresses clinical presentation of traumatic arthritis in the lumbopelvic spine. Leave a comment with any questions and for more in-depth, hands-on manual therapy guidance, browse these upcoming lumbopelvic spine courses: Denver, CO Lumbopelvic Spine II – Denver, CO – April 23-24 Portland, OR Lumbopelvic Spine… Continue reading Clinical Presentation of Traumatic Arthritis in the Lumbopelvic Spine

Controlling the Spine During Seated Thoracic Techniques

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT esteemed faculty member Ann Porter Hoke demonstrates how to work with the thoracic spine when your patient is unable to be in or is uncomfortable in a supine position. For more clinically relevant manual therapy guidance, join us for Thoracic Spine in Auburn, NY on April 29-30 where Laura Von… Continue reading Controlling the Spine During Seated Thoracic Techniques

Treatment of the Injured Runner: Lifting with Gracovetski

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member and teacher of our Injured Runner Specialty Course Steve Allen, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT shares a tip for working with patients who encounter running injuries. Let us know if you have any questions, and for more expertise from Steve, join him for these west coast manual therapy courses: Upper Extremity –… Continue reading Treatment of the Injured Runner: Lifting with Gracovetski

How To Have Your PT Career (And Enjoy It Too!)

Most physical therapists I have met over the years have similar reasons for entering the field and practice: The willingness to help others. But somewhere along the line, that passion can get lost. We get caught up in other entities of the job and lose sight of what we entered the practice for. There are productivity… Continue reading How To Have Your PT Career (And Enjoy It Too!)

Stretching the Levator Scapula (Video)

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Angela Gordon, PT, DSc, COMT, OCS, ATC, FMS shows us how to effectively stretch pec minor. Let us know if you have any questions and get more expertise from Angela at one of these upcoming specialty courses: Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete – Falls Church, VA – September 9-10 Advanced… Continue reading Stretching the Levator Scapula (Video)

Reasoning Through the Loss of Full Arm Elevation (Video)

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Bill Temes, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT addresses clinical reasoning through the loss of full arm elevation. Get more manual therapy expertise from Bill at one of these upcoming courses: Advanced Clinical Reasoning – Baltimore, MD – April 8-9 Thoracic Spine – Seattle-Tukwila, WA – April 22-23 Cervical Spine I… Continue reading Reasoning Through the Loss of Full Arm Elevation (Video)