Seated Thoracic Manipulation

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses and demonstrates a seated thoracic manipulation technique from a recent Thoracic Spine course in Denver, CO. Reserve your spot in one of these with us this fall. Portland, OR – September 15-16 – Thoracic Spine Kansas City, MO- September 15-16 – Thoracic Spine… Continue reading Seated Thoracic Manipulation

Thoracic Spine Manipulation Safety

In the manual therapy video below–captured during a recent Thoracic Spine course in NYC–NAIOMT faculty member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT discusses and demonstrates safety measures PTs can take with thoracic manipulations. Let us know if you have questions, and if you’d like to improve your Thoracic manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills in the clinic… Continue reading Thoracic Spine Manipulation Safety

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. Let us know if you have questions, and if you’d like to improve your Thoracic manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills in the clinic this year, give one of these courses a try: New… Continue reading Manubrial Test For The Thoracic Spine

Thoracic Spine Manipulation

In the manual therapy video below, Stacy Soappman demonstrates an alternative way to manipulate the thoracic spine in a patient that has an anteriorly rounded posture. For more guidance in this area, and to set your manual therapy skills apart in 2018, join Stacy in Denver, CO April 22-23 for Thoracic Spine or get in on… Continue reading Thoracic Spine Manipulation

Controlling the Spine During Seated Thoracic Techniques

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT esteemed faculty member Ann Porter Hoke demonstrates how to work with the thoracic spine when your patient is unable to be in or is uncomfortable in a supine position. For more clinically relevant manual therapy guidance, join us for Thoracic Spine in Auburn, NY on April 29-30 where Laura Von… Continue reading Controlling the Spine During Seated Thoracic Techniques

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 manual therapy expertise, join Bill in person at Advanced Upper Quadrant Integration in NYC August 26-27!

Abstract of the Week: Whiplash Injury or Concussion?

This week, we take a look at Whiplash Injury or Concussion? A Possible Biomechanical Explanation for Concussion Symptoms in Some Individuals Following a Rear-End Collision from the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. Elkin, et al. 2016 provide their biomechanical explanation for mechanism of injury of a concussion in a rear-end type collision. These authors specifically are looking at… Continue reading Abstract of the Week: Whiplash Injury or Concussion?