Talocrural Distraction Video

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman (a.k.a. ManipGirl on Twitter!) demonstrates talocrural distraction. For more in-depth manual therapy guidance, join us for one of our upcoming Lower Extremity Courses: September 15-16 in San Diego, CA October 21-22 in Seattle-Tukwila, WA October 21-22 in Kansas City, MO October 29-30 at Touro College in… Continue reading Talocrural Distraction Video

Musculoskeletal Monday: The Shoulder

There has been an increase in rotator cuff surgical procedures performed after surgical consultation in patients presenting with shoulder pain. This has resulted in a 238% increase in the number of rotator cuff repairs in the last decade! Although large tears have been shown to benefit positively from surgery, it is important to note that… Continue reading Musculoskeletal Monday: The Shoulder

Musculoskeletal Monday

Welcome to Musculoskeletal Monday (a.k.a. MSK Monday). This is the first of many weekly posts intended to motivate and inspire fellow PTs. I am as excited about therapy now as I was when I first graduated in 1997 and would like to share that excitement on Mondays to start the week out right. In this… Continue reading Musculoskeletal Monday

Treatment of the Subtalar Joint to Regain Eversion

In the manual therapy demonstration video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soapman addresses treatment of the subtalar joint to regain eversion. For more manual therapy expertise and guidance, join us for Lower Extremity in San Diego September 15-16 or find a course in your region here.

Why Does Foam Rolling Work?

Over the past few years, there has been a growing trend of utilizing massage tools to work on tight muscles and stiffness. Almost always, you can enter a gym and see people rolling out their IT bands or calfs with a foam roller. But why? When really needed, it hurts…bad. Usually though, when all is… Continue reading Why Does Foam Rolling Work?

Assessment and Treatment of The Talocrural Joint

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Bill Temes demonstrates a thorough assessment and treatment of the talocrural joint complex. For more manual therapy expertise on this region, join us for Lower Extremity in Kansas City, MO October 21-22, or browse our full calendar of courses offered at sites across the country.