Atlantoaxial Rotary Stability Test

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT distinguished faculty instructor Ann Porter Hoke demonstrates an atlantoaxial rotary stability test (weight bearing-seated). For an in-depth opportunity to learn from one of the field’s most seasoned and eclectic manual therapists and mentors, join Ann for: Cervical Spine I – Seattle, WA – March 18-19 Lumbopelvic Spine I – Portland, OR – April 1-2… Continue reading Atlantoaxial Rotary Stability Test

Abstract of the Week: Whiplash Injury or Concussion?

This week, we take a look at Whiplash Injury or Concussion? A Possible Biomechanical Explanation for Concussion Symptoms in Some Individuals Following a Rear-End Collision from the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. Elkin, et al. 2016 provide their biomechanical explanation for mechanism of injury of a concussion in a rear-end type collision. These authors specifically are looking at… Continue reading Abstract of the Week: Whiplash Injury or Concussion?

Atlantoaxial Mobility Non-articular Cervical Dysfunction Assessment

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Ann Porter Hoke demonstrates how to accurately assess mobility in the cervical spine differentiating between actual ROM and ROM restricted by muscle guarding. For more in-depth manual therapy experience join us for Cervical Spine in Kansas City, MO March 11-12 with Michael Lucido, or find an upcoming course… Continue reading Atlantoaxial Mobility Non-articular Cervical Dysfunction Assessment

Abstract of The Week: The effect of direction specific thoracic spine manipulation on the cervical spine: a randomized controlled trial

Admittedly, we didn’t have to search too hard to find this particular Abstract of the Week, as its authors include NAIOMT faculty. Thus, it goes without saying that we find this an important topic to research, read about and discuss. The effect of direction specific thoracic spine manipulation on the cervical spine: a randomized controlled trial by Steve Karas,… Continue reading Abstract of The Week: The effect of direction specific thoracic spine manipulation on the cervical spine: a randomized controlled trial

Cervical Tests Blocking and Mob (Video)

The NAIOMT Clinical Fellowship Program is a self-directed, part-time, eclectic program to enhance a PT’s safe, efficient and effective advanced clinical reasoning and management of complex musculo-skeletal dysfunctions. And our strength is the clinical expertise of our faculty. In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Kent Keyser works with Fellow-in-Training, Hannah Shallice on the cervical… Continue reading Cervical Tests Blocking and Mob (Video)

Post-MVA CT Junction Video

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty member Bill Temes addresses a post-MVA CT Junction patient. Let us know if you have any questions at all, and for more manual therapy learning opportunities near you including Manip Like a Girl, Dry Needling Upper Quadrant and Lumbopelvic Spine, browse our upcoming course calendar.

Post MVA Cervical Case (Video)

In the NAIOMT manual therapy video below, faculty member Bill Temes, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT addresses an example case of cervical issues post MVA. For a more comprehensive review of cervical spine assessments and treatments and much more, browse manual therapy courses coming up across the country, including Spinal Manipulation, Assessment/Treatment of the Injured Runner, Lower &… Continue reading Post MVA Cervical Case (Video)