Addressing Lower Extremities

It is often thought that lower extremity problems are just that…localized lower extremity problems. Well, usually they aren’t. Most lower extremity problems, whether traumatic, or insidious onset, are stress reactions of some sort. Tissues are able to adapt to increased stress for a time, but eventually they begin to break down, and they break down in fairly predictable patterns.

That’s what Level II manual therapy continuing education is all about. Beginning to understand patterns of stress and predicting how things break down. This is all based on a thorough understanding of the anatomy and biomechanics of each joint. That, and understanding how to isolate each structure at each joint for an accurate diagnosis. And don’t forget treatment…this is where thrust manipulation in particular can be really, really effective.


We address all of this and more in NAIOMT’s Level II Knee-Ankle-Foot course, which utilizes case-based instruction to illustrate select conditions of the knee, ankle, and foot, and their detailed, specific biomechanical and neurophysiological assessment. Join us! And please leave any questions or comments you may have below!

Upcoming Courses


C-621 Knee-Ankle-Foot (Spokane, WA) +7 hrs. Online
April 18 – April 19, 2015
Spokane, WA
Allen, Steve


C-621 Knee-Ankle-Foot (Boston, MA) +7 hrs. Online
April 25 – April 26, 2015
Norwood, MA
Pratt, Terrance
September 2015


C-621 Knee-Foot-Ankle (Portland, OR) +7 hrs Online
September 19 – September 20, 2015
Portland, OR
Temes, William
November 2015


C-621 Knee-Foot-Ankle (Seattle-Tukwila, WA) +7 hrs Online
November 21 – November 22, 2015
Seattle (Tukwila), WA
Temes, William
December 2015


C-621 Knee-Ankle-Foot (Salt Lake City, UT) +7 hrs Online
December 5 – December 6, 2015
Murray, UT
Allen, Steve

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