Manual Therapy Video: Cuneiform Manipulation

In the manual therapy video below NAIOMT Faculty Member Steve Allen, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT takes us through an effective cuneiform manipulation. For more manual therapy guidance with Steve, join him for his Lower Extremity course in Kansas City, MO October 21-22, or browse other upcoming courses offered throughout the country here.

Abstract of the Week: Prevention of Lower Extremity Injuries in Basketball

Abstract: Prevention of Lower Extremity Injuries in Basketball: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Taylor JB1, Ford KR2, Nguyen AD3, Terry LN4, Hegedus EJ2. Objective: To analyze the effectiveness of current lower extremity injury prevention programs in basketball athletes, focusing on injury rates of (1) general lower extremity injuries, (2) ankle sprains, and (3) anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)… Continue reading Abstract of the Week: Prevention of Lower Extremity Injuries in Basketball

Treating The Throwing Athlete

Baseball and softball players (and other overhead throwing athletes) are unique and require special characteristics to allow them the mobility and stability to perform their sport. And there are considerable anatomical and biomechanical kinetic chain concepts that a physical therapist must understand to treat them appropriately. That’s why we developed our new overhead thrower’s course, Advanced Concepts for the… Continue reading Treating The Throwing Athlete

Why Mentorship Matters in PT

Why does mentorship matter so much in our physical therapy profession? And why do we keep harping on this? Here goes. A mentor is an enlightened person that can see solutions without getting bogged down in the problem. They incite exponential growth and can inspire a person to be greater than they ever imagined. A mentor will… Continue reading Why Mentorship Matters in PT

Pelvic Health Talk

Let’s be honest, in this country, the pelvis isn’t every PT’s favorite region of the body to address, nor is it the public’s favorite area to discuss openly. But it’s sure one that needs more attention. That’s one of the reasons we’ve recently introduced a new manual therapy course introducing the skills PTs need to treat pregnant women, in particular.… Continue reading Pelvic Health Talk

Manual Therapy Video: Lumbopelvic Reeducation Strategies

In the manual therapy continuing education video below, North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy faculty Bryant Miller reveals Lumbopelvic reeducation strategies. Get more expert tips, techniques and guidance in one of our upcoming courses including Lumbopelvic Spine, Thoracic Spine and Cervical Spine offered throughout the country.

The Importance of PT in Pregnancy

In the video below, women’s pelvic health experts Susan Clinton, PT, DScPT, OCS, WCS, COMT, FAAOMPT and Jessica McKinney, PT, MS discuss the physical and physiological changes of pregnancy, and the need for more orthopedic manual therapists of varying backgrounds to skillfully and confidently work with pregnant women. Join Susan and Jessica for Manual Therapy and Pregnancy in Berrien Springs, MI April… Continue reading The Importance of PT in Pregnancy

What Our Patients Need From Us

The faculty at The North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy help PTs find their creativity, enhance their clinical reasoning and fine tune their manual therapy skills. Join us for one of the upcoming continuing education courses: C-701A Advanced Lower Quadrant Integration PART A (Dallas, TX) Register September 25 – September 26, 2015 Dallas, TX Stupansky, Kathleen… Continue reading What Our Patients Need From Us

Why Lumbopelvic Spine Matters for PTs

Why is it you should join Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT in Boston October 17-18 for his Lumbopelvic Spine I course? Find out in the screen cast video below! Not in New England? The North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy provides valuable PT courses for all levels all across the country. Find one near you here.