Segmental Stabilization Technique for the Lumbar Spine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry Pratt, PT, MS, COMT, FAAOMPT shows us techniques for stabilizing the lumbar spine segmentally. Let us know if you have questions, and to take your clinical reasoning and lumbopelvic spine manual therapy skills to the next level, join us for: Seattle, WA – September 23-24 –… Continue reading Segmental Stabilization Technique for the Lumbar Spine

Musculoskeletal Monday: Clinical Instability

Today I’m heading to NYC to teach the Lumbar II module of our certification series. As always, I review content and today I was drawn to the review of the treatment based classification (TBC) system as summarized by Dr. Julie Fritz in the latest edition of Grieve’s Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. It is well established that… Continue reading Musculoskeletal Monday: Clinical Instability

Musculoskeletal Monday: The Lumbar Disc

Anatomy Doesn’t Lie One of my favorite books is Clinical and Radiological Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine by Nikolai Bogduk. It is currently in its 5th edition and is the most detailed and functional explanation of lumbar anatomy. The entire second chapter is dedicated to the interbody joints and the intervertebral disc, and although the… Continue reading Musculoskeletal Monday: The Lumbar Disc

Clinical Presentation of Traumatic Arthritis in the Lumbopelvic Spine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s faculty instructor Steve Allen addresses clinical presentation of traumatic arthritis in the lumbopelvic spine. For more in-depth, hands-on manual therapy guidance, join us for one of these Fall 2017 lumbopelvic spine II courses (*note you can take any NAIOMT course in any order convenient to you): San Diego,… Continue reading Clinical Presentation of Traumatic Arthritis in the Lumbopelvic Spine

Segmental Stabilization Beyond the Multifidus

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty instructor Steve Allen, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT takes you through structures to be considered when looking at stabilization of the lumbar spine. Let us know if you have questions, and for more manual therapy guidance from Steve, join him for one of these upcoming West Coast courses: Lumbopelvic Spine II – Seattle-Renton,… Continue reading Segmental Stabilization Beyond the Multifidus

Manubrial Test For The Thoracic Spine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT reviews a manubrial test for the thoracic spine. For more manual therapy with Terry, join him  in Orlando, Florida March 19-20 for Lumbopelvic Spine or find an upcoming course in your region.