Post MVA Cervical Case (Video)

In the NAIOMT manual therapy video below, faculty member Bill Temes, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT addresses an example case of cervical issues post MVA. Let us know if you have any questions at all, and for more in depth experience into cervical spine manual therapy, join us for an upcoming course! Salt Lake City, UT –… Continue reading Post MVA Cervical Case (Video)

Abstract of The Week: The effect of direction specific thoracic spine manipulation on the cervical spine: a randomized controlled trial

Admittedly, we didn’t have to search too hard to find this particular Abstract of the Week, as its authors include NAIOMT faculty. Thus, it goes without saying that we find this an important topic to research, read about and discuss. The effect of direction specific thoracic spine manipulation on the cervical spine: a randomized controlled trial by Steve Karas,… Continue reading Abstract of The Week: The effect of direction specific thoracic spine manipulation on the cervical spine: a randomized controlled trial

Cervico-Thoracic Mobilization With Movement

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Michael Lucido demonstrates how to have a patient assist with mobilization of the cervico-thoracic spine through movement. Get manual therapy guidance from Michael in person at Thoracic Spine August 25-26 in Dallas, TX. Not in the area? See what manual therapy continuing education opportunities are coming up in your region.

Abstract of the Week: Thoracic Manual Therapy in The Management of Non-specific Shoulder Pain

How many of you start your shoulder examination with a look at the cervical and thoracic spine? In the absence of trauma it makes the most sense to do a cervical and thoracic scan during the initial evaluation. The scapula is part of the shoulder girdle. A lot of the muscles that attach to the… Continue reading Abstract of the Week: Thoracic Manual Therapy in The Management of Non-specific Shoulder Pain

Abstract of The Week: Upper Cervical and Upper Thoracic Manipulation Versus Mobilization and Exercise in Patients with Cervicogenic Headache

Abstract: Upper cervical and upper thoracic manipulation versus mobilization and exercise in patients with cervicogenic headache: a multi-center randomized clinical trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2016;17:64. Dunning JR, Butts R, Mourad F, et al. This RCT of 110 patients (mean age 34- manip.; 36 -mob/ex groups respectively) assessed the clinical effectiveness of these interventions over a short duration (3 months)… Continue reading Abstract of The Week: Upper Cervical and Upper Thoracic Manipulation Versus Mobilization and Exercise in Patients with Cervicogenic Headache

Kinetic Testing of the SI Joint: Prone Kinetic Test

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Stacy Soappman shows us kinetic tests of the SI joint, in this case, a prone kinetic test. For more expert guidance on Lumbopelvic Spine, Lower Extremity, Advanced Upper Quadrant Integration, Cervical Spine, Spinal Manipulation and more, browse these manual therapy courses coming up across the country.

Strategies for Temporalis Induced Tension Headache

Do your patients experience headaches? In the manual therapy continuing education video below, NAIOMT’s Ann Porter Hoke addresses temporalis induced tension headaches, and discusses strategies for both physical therapist and patients to use in treatment. For more in depth guidance from experts in the field, browse the manual therapy courses coming up in your region of the country. Upcoming… Continue reading Strategies for Temporalis Induced Tension Headache

Grade I General Suboccipital Traction in Sitting

In the manual therapy continuing education video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Steve Allen demonstrates how to conduct a grade I suboccipital traction technique with a seated patient. Dive deeper into more conditions of the cervical spine with upcoming courses in Seattle, NYC, Dallas, Atlanta and Spokane and beyond.

Cervical Spine & Clinical Reasoning

Back in June we sat down with North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy faculty Steve Allen, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT and asked him a few questions that really get to the heart of how we’re helping propel the careers and experiences of the PTs we work with, and in turn, how they’re influencing the wellbeing… Continue reading Cervical Spine & Clinical Reasoning

Manual Therapy Video: Lumbopelvic Reeducation Strategies

In the manual therapy continuing education video below, North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy faculty Bryant Miller reveals Lumbopelvic reeducation strategies. Get more expert tips, techniques and guidance in one of our upcoming courses including Lumbopelvic Spine, Thoracic Spine and Cervical Spine offered throughout the country.