The SI Joint Upslip Part 2

By Brett Windsor, PT So let’s return to our last case. We spoke about the SI Joint up-slip. We’ve ruled out serious problems. And we have at least one, if not two, plausible theories from a clinical perspective about what may actually be happening with the patient. We can’t prove either of them, but it’s… Continue reading The SI Joint Upslip Part 2

The SI Joint Upslip…

By: Brett Windsor, PT Photo by Deborah Morrison. Some rights reserved. http://tinyurl.com/m6tq9br In one post I spoke about a patient with an “SI joint up-slip” that could be manipulated. I got comments in response – inevitably looking for the evidence – what references I had to support my contention. Well, I don’t have any references. I’m… Continue reading The SI Joint Upslip…

Everybody should drink Prosecco…

Simply, everybody should drink Prosecco. As Lilly Bollinger once said: “I only drink Champagne when I’m happy, and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch… Continue reading Everybody should drink Prosecco…

When the “Evidence” Isn’t Enough, Part Two

By Brett Windsor, PT This post goes back somewhat, to continue a ‘series’ taking us through a patient case in light of a structured management model; a model built on a foundation of education, helping the patient to understand their diagnosis, prognosis, and their individualized management plan. Second, activity modification, which entails a deep understanding… Continue reading When the “Evidence” Isn’t Enough, Part Two

The Future is Bright…

By Brett Windsor Most people involved in continuing education have a day job, and as much as we enjoy what we do in the continuing education area, it really never makes enough money to pay the bills. So…we have to find alternate employment in order to finance our vices. In my case, I daylight as… Continue reading The Future is Bright…

Assessment and treatment of the Superior Tib-Fib Joint

In the video below, NAIOMT’s Ann Porter-Hoke demonstrates a thorough assessment and treatment of the superior tib-fib joint complex. Although not always noticed, dysfunction in this area can have a profound effect on the function of the lower quadrant.

PTs and PT students can get more guidance in our upcoming Lower Extremity manual therapy course in San Diego or Kansas City, MO.

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Guest Post: Why do a Fellowship…a view from the inside

Today’s post is by Austin Sheldon, PT, DPT. Austin is a recent graduate of the NAIOMT-ANDREWS Orthopedic Clinical Residency Program. He’s currently enrolled in the NAIOMT OMPT Fellowship Program and the DSc program at Andrews. In the post below, Austin shares his reasons for pursuing the path to excellence: My Reasons for Pursuing Fellowship “You… Continue reading Guest Post: Why do a Fellowship…a view from the inside