Prone Scapular Setting

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Angela Gordon demonstrates how to re-establish scapular position for proper activation of the scapular muscles, a technique she teaches in her sports medicine-focused course “Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete.” Let us know if you have questions, and browse courses coming up near you to learn more and take… Continue reading Prone Scapular Setting

Side-lying Scapular Activation

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Angela Gordon demonstrates a technique to facilitate activation of the mid trap, rhomboids and lower trap. Manual resistance can be added in any direction to increase the activation of the muscles. Let us know if you have questions, and to learn more and take your manual therapy skills… Continue reading Side-lying Scapular Activation

Treating Upper Lumbar Spine Segments

In the manual therapy video below, Stacy Soappman discusses a patient presenting with pain and/or restriction when turning to the right–movement such as reaching to the back seat of the car–and who also has a history of a sensitive segment. She demonstrates one way to treat the upper lumbar spine segments with a “sensitive” segment… Continue reading Treating Upper Lumbar Spine Segments

Evaluation of A Cervicogenic Headache

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Michael Lucido demonstrates how physical therapists can evaluate a patient’s suspected cervicogenic headache. Let us know if you have questions, and to learn more about region and how to treat it, check out these recommendations you can make to effectively lessen a patient’s migraine headache. Evaluation… Continue reading Evaluation of A Cervicogenic Headache

One Way to Assess and Treat Knee Pain in Runners

Do you treat runners? Or people who want to be runners? In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty Stacy Soappman discusses a common ankle problem that can lead to pain in the foot, ankle, or knee, and one way to assess and treat. For more, we invite you to learn how to clinically reason… Continue reading One Way to Assess and Treat Knee Pain in Runners

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

Modifications to BPPV Treatment

In the Cervical I manual therapy lab demonstration below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT addresses modifications to the Halpike-Dix maneuver for BPPV. The majority of patients have sensitivity in cervical spine extension and rotation. For more manual therapy skill-building opportunities browse upcoming courses,  or join us for one of the below Cervical sessions. Cervical… Continue reading Modifications to BPPV Treatment