Thoracic Spine Manipulation Safety

In the manual therapy video below–captured during a recent Thoracic Spine course in NYC–NAIOMT faculty member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT discusses and demonstrates safety measures PTs can take with thoracic manipulations. Let us know if you have questions, and if you’d like to improve your Thoracic manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills in the clinic… Continue reading Thoracic Spine Manipulation Safety

Subtalar Joint Interosseous Ligament Tests

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Bill Temes demonstrates subtalar ligament testing. Let us know if you have questions, and to sharpen your lower extremity manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills with hands-on, expert guidance, join us for one of these upcoming NAIOMT courses: Denver, CO, February 11 – 12 – Lower Extremity Baltimore,… Continue reading Subtalar Joint Interosseous Ligament Tests

Compression Overload Test

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman demonstrates a compression overload test for the lumbopelvic spine. For more lumbopelvic spine guidance, and to take your manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills to the next level in 2018, join us for: Portland, OR – Jan 13-14 – Lumbopelvic Spine New York, NY… Continue reading Compression Overload Test

Upper Cervical Ligaments Review

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman shares a brief review of the upper cervical ligaments from a recent Cervical Spine I course. Let us know if you have any questions and if you want to set your skills apart in 2018, join us for a Cervical Spine course near you! Here are… Continue reading Upper Cervical Ligaments Review

Unilateral C7 T1 Extension Manip of the CSpine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Steve Allen demonstrates detailed technique for doing a unilateral C7-T1 extension manipulation of the cervical spine. Let us know if you have questions, and to take your manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills to the next level, join us for these upcoming cervical spine courses, which can… Continue reading Unilateral C7 T1 Extension Manip of the CSpine

Compression Overload Test for the Lumbopelvic Spine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Bill Temes demonstrates a compression overload test for the lumbopelvic spine. Let us know if you have questions and if you want to take your clinical reasoning skills to the next level, join us for one of these courses: Orlando, FL – Dec 3-4 – Lumbopelvic… Continue reading Compression Overload Test for the Lumbopelvic Spine

Modified Schober Test

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’ faculty member Terry Pratt demonstrates an alternative way to measure lumbar ROM. The Modified Schober test is typically used to assess for Ankylosing Spondylitis, but you can use this method to simply measure lumbar excursion in flexion. Validity for this test is moderate and it has excellent reliability.… Continue reading Modified Schober Test