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

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.

Abstract of the Week: Prevention of Lower Extremity Injuries in Basketball

Abstract: Prevention of Lower Extremity Injuries in Basketball: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Taylor JB1, Ford KR2, Nguyen AD3, Terry LN4, Hegedus EJ2. Objective: To analyze the effectiveness of current lower extremity injury prevention programs in basketball athletes, focusing on injury rates of (1) general lower extremity injuries, (2) ankle sprains, and (3) anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)… Continue reading Abstract of the Week: Prevention of Lower Extremity Injuries in Basketball