Ipsolateral & Contralateral Locking for The Lumbar Spine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Kathy Stupansky, PT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT demonstrates ipsolateral and contralateral locking from below for the lumbar spine. To gain deeper understanding of the lumbopelvic spine and how that knowledge can help you in the clinic, join us for: Slippery Rock, PA – October 7-8 – Lumbopelvic Spine Portland, ME – Oct 14-15… Continue reading Ipsolateral & Contralateral Locking for The Lumbar Spine

Cervical Tests Blocking and Mob (Video)

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Kent Keyser works with former Fellow-in-Training, Hannah Shallice on the cervical spine. The NAIOMT Clinical Fellowship Program is a self-directed, part-time, eclectic program to enhance a PT’s safe, efficient and effective advanced clinical reasoning and management of complex musculo-skeletal dysfunctions. To get a sense of the personal guidance our… Continue reading Cervical Tests Blocking and Mob (Video)

Segmental Stabilization Technique for the Lumbar Spine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry Pratt, PT, MS, COMT, FAAOMPT shows us techniques for stabilizing the lumbar spine segmentally. Let us know if you have questions, and to take your clinical reasoning and lumbopelvic spine manual therapy skills to the next level, join us for: Seattle, WA – September 23-24 –… Continue reading Segmental Stabilization Technique for the Lumbar Spine

Musculoskeletal Monday: Inflammation IS Healing… Literally

This week I wanted to review the only way the body knows how to heal: inflammation. It gets a bad rap, usually juxtaposed with the words chronic and pain to label an injury, or remarks/comments for a conversation. Inflammation is seldom used in a positive context. So let’s give inflammation a pep talk and vouch… Continue reading Musculoskeletal Monday: Inflammation IS Healing… Literally

Side-lying Lumbar Spine Rotational Mobilization for the Older Patient

In the manual video below, NAIOMT faculty member Kathy Stupansky demonstrates how to perform a gentle lumbar spine mobilization technique in the older patient. As you know, there are many different variables that determine when and how to perform various techniques, so please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions at all. And if you’re up for taking… Continue reading Side-lying Lumbar Spine Rotational Mobilization for the Older Patient

How to Regain CMC Extension

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman reviews CMC arthritis of the thumb and how to regain extension. Take your upper extremity manual therapy skills to the next level by joining us for one of these upcoming courses in: Berrien Springs, MI – Sept 26-27 – Upper Extremity Dallas, TX – Sept 29-30… Continue reading How to Regain CMC Extension

Assessing and Treating the Clavicle

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soapmann demonstrates one way to assess and treat the clavicle, the latest from our Facebook Live feed. Leave any questions you may have below and if you’d like to advance your clinical reasoning and upper extremity manual therapy skills, join us for one of our upcoming courses: Berrien… Continue reading Assessing and Treating the Clavicle