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. Leave a comment with any questions and for more in-depth, hands-on manual therapy guidance, browse these upcoming lumbopelvic spine courses: Denver, CO Lumbopelvic Spine II – Denver, CO – April 23-24 Portland, OR Lumbopelvic Spine… 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.

3 Stress Tests of The Lumbar Scan

One week from today on Thursday, January 26 at 9:15pm EST, NAIOMT instructor Stacy Soappman will be hosting a free Facebook Live broadcast: 3 Stress Tests of The Lumbar Scan. The 10- to 15-minute online session will be hosted from our NAIOMT Facebook page and will address: – compression overload – PA pressure – torsion test Stacy will discuss what constitutes… Continue reading 3 Stress Tests of The Lumbar Scan

Increasing Movement in the Lumbar Spine of Older Patients

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty Member Kathy Stupansky, PT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT demonstrates her technique for increasing movement in the lumbar spine in older patient populations. For more manual therapy expertise with Kathy and fellow NAIOMT faculty, browse upcoming courses in Denver, CO including Cervical Spine, Advanced Lower Quadrant Integration and more.