Upper Cervical Mobility Testing AA Joint

In the video below, NAIOMT Faculty Ann Porter Hoke, PT, DPT, OCS, FCAMPT, FAAOMPT demonstrates advanced mobility testing of the atlantoaxial joint. Hone your cervical spine manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills with us at one of our upcoming level I and II courses that can be taken in any order (2nd and 3rd year PT students receive… Continue reading Upper Cervical Mobility Testing AA Joint

Seated OA Treatment to Regain Occiput Posterior Glide

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman demonstrates a seated OA treatment to regain occiput posterior glide. Let us know if you have questions, and for more manual therapy guidance, join us for one of our upcoming Cervical Spine courses, which can be taken in any order (and 2nd and 3rd year PT… Continue reading Seated OA Treatment to Regain Occiput Posterior Glide

Upper Cervical Ligaments Review

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman shares a brief review of the upper cervical ligaments. Let us know if you have any questions and if you want to take your skills to the next level in the clinic this fall, here are a few level I and II Cervical Spine courses coming… Continue reading Upper Cervical Ligaments Review

Unilateral C7 T1 Extension Manip of the CSpine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Steve Allen demonstrates detailed technique for doing a unilateral C7-T1 extension manipulation of the cervical spine. Let us know if you have questions, and to take your manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills to the next level, join us for these upcoming cervical spine courses, which can… Continue reading Unilateral C7 T1 Extension Manip of the CSpine

What Impacts a Patient’s Cervical Range of Motion

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT addresses the impact that posture and respiration can have on cervical range of motion. Let us know if you have questions, and you’re interested in setting yourself apart and strengthening your cervical spine manual therapy skills, join us for one of these upcoming courses: Baltimore,… Continue reading What Impacts a Patient’s Cervical Range of Motion

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. Let us know if you have any questions at all, and for more in depth experience into cervical spine manual therapy, join us for an upcoming course! Salt Lake City, UT –… Continue reading Post MVA Cervical Case (Video)

Cervical Tests Blocking and Mob (Video)

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Kent Keyser works with former Fellow-in-Training, Hannah Shallice on the cervical spine. 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. To get a sense of the personal guidance our… Continue reading Cervical Tests Blocking and Mob (Video)

Musculoskeletal Monday: Whiplash

I am traveling back to New York to teach the Cervical Spine II portion of the NAIOMT series. As chance would have it, JOSPT just published in July an issue dedicated to the cervical spine and whiplash specifically. This issue is Part II, (Part I was published in October 2016.) From cover to cover both issues… Continue reading Musculoskeletal Monday: Whiplash

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. If you have questions and want to take your clinical reasoning and manual therapy skills to the next level, join us in person for… Continue reading Atlantoaxial Mobility Non-articular Cervical Dysfunction Assessment

Musculoskeletal Monday: Cervical Manipulation

The “Dangers” of Cervical Manipulation have been promoted widely over the spectrum of medicine, but what is the reality? Manipulation is as safe as any other intervention if utilized with the appropriate patient, and has been proven through research to be effective. So why should we shy away from it? As with all areas of… Continue reading Musculoskeletal Monday: Cervical Manipulation