Prone Scapular Setting

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Angela Gordon demonstrates how to re-establish scapular position for proper activation of the scapular muscles, a technique she teaches in her sports medicine-focused course “Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete.” Let us know if you have questions, and browse courses coming up near you to learn more and take… Continue reading Prone Scapular Setting

Lumbar Scan: Prone Torsion Test

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Bill Temes demonstrates a prone torsion test, as part of the Level I Scanning Examination for the lumbar spine. Let us know if you have questions, and to take your skills to the next level with our faculty of experienced clinicians, please join us in person for an… Continue reading Lumbar Scan: Prone Torsion Test

Why Do the Lumbar Slump Test?

PTs may learn and go through the motions of a lumbar slump test. But do we understand why? In the video below, NAIOMT Faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses its significance. Let us know if you have questions, and if you’re looking to expand your clinical reasoning and manual therapy skills, join us for one of… Continue reading Why Do the Lumbar Slump Test?

Post-MVA CT Junction Case Evaluation

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty member Bill Temes demonstrates an evaluation of a post-MVA CT Junction patient whose presenting complaints are worse when working at a computer or with prolonged upper extremity activity. Let us know if you have questions, and if you’re looking to improve your skills in assessing and treating… Continue reading Post-MVA CT Junction Case Evaluation

How To Find Upper Extremity Reflexes

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Terry Pratt, PT, MS, COMT, FAAOMPT reviews the process of finding the upper extremity reflexes to gain neurological information from your patients. Let us know if you have any questions, and to gain valuable skills you can use with patients in the clinic, join us for these upcoming… Continue reading How To Find Upper Extremity Reflexes

Subtalar Joint Interosseous Ligament Tests

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Bill Temes demonstrates subtalar ligament testing. Let us know if you have questions, and to sharpen your lower extremity manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills with hands-on, expert guidance, join us for one of these upcoming NAIOMT courses: Denver, CO, February 11 – 12 – Lower Extremity Baltimore,… Continue reading Subtalar Joint Interosseous Ligament Tests

This Is What Sparked My Dry Needling Passion

My lovely wife. I blame her for sparking my passion for dry needling. A little background on her will help. She’s a pediatric physical therapist, smart as a whip, and very skeptical of my manual techniques.  As I was completing my fellowship I was feeling pretty confident in my skills when she came to me… Continue reading This Is What Sparked My Dry Needling Passion