Restoring Ability To Reach Behind Back

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty instructor Bill Temes, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT works with the shoulder to restore range of motion. For more of Bill’s expertise in person, join his upcoming courses including: Advanced Clinical Reasoning in Baltimore April 8-9 Thoracic Spine in Seattle April 22-23 Cervical Spine in Portland, OR April 29-30 Click here to… Continue reading Restoring Ability To Reach Behind Back

Yoga and OMPT or … When the Students Become the Teachers

One main goal in physical therapy is to help keep people moving for the purpose of health and being able to participate in a full life. One way that people are able to accomplish this goal is through yoga. It incorporates movement and strengthen and balance. A growing number of people are passionate about yoga,… Continue reading Yoga and OMPT or … When the Students Become the Teachers

The Mind’s Ability to Heal The Body

As a therapist, I take a lot of ownership in my patients and their outcomes. I feel great responsibility in seeing they get the best care that I can give them. If they are not responding to my care, then I work just as hard to get them where they need to be even if… Continue reading The Mind’s Ability to Heal The Body

PTs Can Help Get This Out in the Open

Did you know more than one third of women in the United States suffer from a pelvic floor disorder, which can include urinary incontinence, painful sex, bowel symptoms and pelvic pain? But unfortunately a great number accept their symptoms as a normal consequence of childbirth or aging. Worse yet, some care providers even them shrug off as such. And… Continue reading PTs Can Help Get This Out in the Open

Abstract of The Week: Enhanced Therapeutic Alliance Modulates Pain Intensity and Muscle Pain Sensitivity in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain

ABSTRACT: Enhanced Therapeutic Alliance Modulates Pain Intensity and Muscle Pain Sensitivity in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: An Experimental Controlled Study Jorge Fuentes, Susan Armijo-Olivo, Martha Funabashi, Maxi Miciak, Bruce Dick, Sharon Warren, Saifee Rashiq, David J. Magee, Douglas P. Gross (April 2014) This study looked at some of the ways to encourage the therapeutic… Continue reading Abstract of The Week: Enhanced Therapeutic Alliance Modulates Pain Intensity and Muscle Pain Sensitivity in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain