Video: Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete

In the video below, hear from NAIOMT faculty member Angela Gordon, PT, DSc, MPT, COMT, OCS, ATC, FMS on some of the specific areas she’ll be addressing in her upcoming specialty course  Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete. If you have any interest in treating professional athletes, this one’s for you! Browse a complete list of NAIOMT’s manual therapy… Continue reading Video: Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete

What Has Been Your Most Memorable Patient?

As 2015 winds down and we embark on another year of guiding PTs toward being the best caregivers they can be, we invite you to reflect on some of the experiences that have shaped your approach in one way or another. Here’s one from NAIOMT clinical fellowship instructor, Rajesh Khemraj, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT. ~ I love how every patient experience is truly unique. The… Continue reading What Has Been Your Most Memorable Patient?

Abstract of the Week: Immediate Effects of a Dynamic Rotation-Specific Warm-Up on X-Factor and X-Factor Stretch in the Amateur Golfer

Two authors of this week’s featured study include North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy’s own Kathy Berglund, PT, DSc, ATC, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT and Liz Henry, PT, DSc, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT: Immediate Effects of a Dynamic Rotation-Specific Warm-Up on X-Factor and X-Factor Stretch in the Amateur Golfer, by Henry E, Berglund K, Millar L, Locke F. was published this… Continue reading Abstract of the Week: Immediate Effects of a Dynamic Rotation-Specific Warm-Up on X-Factor and X-Factor Stretch in the Amateur Golfer

Radioulnar Joint Pronation Manipulation

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Angela Gordon demonstrates an effective RU joint pronation manipulation technique. Get more expert guidance from Angela at Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete in Falls Church, VA September 9-10 or Boston September 23-24, or browse other valuable continuing education opportunities across the country here.

Functional Training: Build a Better Athlete

  Ido Portal once said that athletes reverse engineer when they are training. What does this mean? Is it good or bad?     If you are working on a power athlete for example, you use strength or power work with resistance or weight to improve overall bulk and strength of the muscles and systems.… Continue reading Functional Training: Build a Better Athlete