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: Boston, MA… 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

3 Special Skill Areas That Can Help PTs in The Clinic

By now you may have heard about or taken one of our multi-level manual therapy courses on the cervical spine, thoracic spine,  lumbopelvic spine, or upper and lower quadrant. But as faculty who are practicing clinicians seeing recurring issues in clinics across the country, once in a while we make the decision to develop specialty… Continue reading 3 Special Skill Areas That Can Help PTs in The Clinic

What To Do When a Patient’s Legs Are Almost As Big as You

Have difficulty treating patients when their legs are almost as big as you? NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman shares some tips in the video below. For more guidance from Stacy, join her in person at one of these clinical reasoning- and manual therapy skill-building courses: October 29-30: Lower Extremity (Touro College NYC) November 12-13: Lumbopelvic Spine I… Continue reading What To Do When a Patient’s Legs Are Almost As Big as You

Thoracic Spine Manipulation (When Your Arms Are Too Short!)

Are your arms too short for your patient’s size? In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman demonstrates a modification to the traditional thoracic manipulation–just one of the many things taught in her Manip Like a Girl course, (open to both males and females.) 🙂 Get more guidance from Stacy in person at these other upcoming… Continue reading Thoracic Spine Manipulation (When Your Arms Are Too Short!)