Modifications to BPPV Treatment

In the Cervical I manual therapy lab demonstration below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT addresses modifications to the Halpike-Dix maneuver for BPPV. The majority of patients have sensitivity in cervical spine extension and rotation. For more manual therapy skill-building opportunities browse upcoming courses,  or join us for one of the below Cervical sessions. Cervical… Continue reading Modifications to BPPV Treatment

Testing ROM in the Cervical Spine Without a Goniometer

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates a great technique for testing ROM in the cervical spine without a goniometer. Let us know if you have questions, and to take manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills to the next level, join us for one of these Cervical Spine courses which… Continue reading Testing ROM in the Cervical Spine Without a Goniometer

Regaining Right Rotation Through the Ipsilateral AA Joint

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses what happens when the AA joint is restricting our right rotation, and one way we can help patients regain it. Let us know if you have any questions, and if you’re looking to strengthen your clinical reasoning and cervical manual therapy skills, join… Continue reading Regaining Right Rotation Through the Ipsilateral AA Joint

Atlantoaxial Rotary Stability Test

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s distinguished faculty instructor Ann Porter Hoke demonstrates an atlantoaxial rotary stability test (weight bearing-seated). For in-depth sessions with some of the field’s most seasoned and eclectic manual therapists and mentors, join us for one of these Cervical Spine I and II courses offered across the country. They can be taken in any… Continue reading Atlantoaxial Rotary Stability Test

PIVMs for the Cervical Spine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty Laura Iverson-von Wullerstorff, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT reviews PIVMs for the Cervical Spine. Let us know if you have questions, and if you’re looking to improve your skills in assessing and treating this region, join us for one of our upcoming Cervical Spine I and II courses, which… Continue reading PIVMs for the Cervical Spine

Post-MVA CT Junction Case Evaluation

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty member Bill Temes demonstrates an evaluation of a post-MVA CT Junction patient whose presenting complaints are worse when working at a computer or with prolonged upper extremity activity. Let us know if you have questions, and if you’re looking to improve your skills in assessing and treating… Continue reading Post-MVA CT Junction Case Evaluation

Two Recommendations a PT Can Make to Effectively Lessen a Patient’s Migraine Headache

Migraine headaches (MH) affect approximately 15% of the global population and are believed to be due to environmental and genetic factors. Neurologist and Family Practice physicians use a mnemonic device known as POUND to differentiate migraine headaches from other forms of primary headaches: P – Is the headache pulsatile in quality? O – Is the… Continue reading Two Recommendations a PT Can Make to Effectively Lessen a Patient’s Migraine Headache