How to Assess and Treat the Superior Tibiofibular Joint

It’s ski season! But all that slope side fun means we’ll probably start seeing more knee pain in the clinic. In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman demonstrates how we can assess and treat the superior tibiofibular joint. Let us know if you have questions, and to take your clinical reasoning… Continue reading How to Assess and Treat the Superior Tibiofibular Joint

What’s Really Causing Plantar Fasciitis? A Patient Case

Does your patient need orthotics or can manual therapy help them? In the video below, NAIOMT faculty instructor Stacy Soappman discusses a patient case plantar fasciitis. Let us know if you have questions, and to strengthen your lower extremity clinical reasoning and manual therapy skills, join us for one of these upcoming courses: Portland, OR –… Continue reading What’s Really Causing Plantar Fasciitis? A Patient Case

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

Mobilization of the First MTP Joint

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman demonstrates a mobilization of the first MTP joint. For more guidance on treating the lower extremity, join us for one of these fall 2017 courses: San Diego, CA – Sept 15-16 – Lower Extremity Seattle, WA – Oct 21-22 – Lower Extremity Kansas City, MO –… Continue reading Mobilization of the First MTP Joint

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.

Treatment of the Injured Runner: Lifting with Gracovetski

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member and teacher of our Injured Runner Specialty Course Steve Allen, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT shares a tip for working with patients who encounter running injuries. Let us know if you have any questions, and for more expertise from Steve, join him for these west coast manual therapy courses: Upper Extremity –… Continue reading Treatment of the Injured Runner: Lifting with Gracovetski

Abstract of the Week: A Comparison of Hamstring Stretching Programs

This week  the abstract we’re taking a look at is: A comparison of two stretching programs for hamstring muscles: A randomized controlled assessor-blinded study. Demoulin C1,2, Wolfs S1,2, Chevalier M1, Granado C1, Grosdent S1,2, Depas Y1, Roussel N3,4, Hage R1, Vanderthommen M1,2. In this study the authors looked at two different ways to stretch the hamstring… Continue reading Abstract of the Week: A Comparison of Hamstring Stretching Programs