Modifications to BPPV Treatment

In the Cervical I manual therapy lab demonstration below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT addresses modifications to the Halpike-Dix maneuver for BPPV. The majority of patients have sensitivity in cervical spine extension and rotation. For more manual therapy skill-building opportunities browse upcoming courses,  or join us for one of the below Cervical sessions. Cervical… Continue reading Modifications to BPPV Treatment

One way to Treat the Talocrural Joint Following a Plantar Flexion/Inversion Ankle Sprain

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman addresses about one way to treat the talocrural joint following a plantar flexion/inversion ankle sprain. Let us know if you have any questions, and for more guidance, join us for one of these upcoming Lower Extremity or Advanced Lower Quadrant courses: Wichita, KS –… Continue reading One way to Treat the Talocrural Joint Following a Plantar Flexion/Inversion Ankle Sprain

Testing and Manip of the Abducted Ulna

Ever experience patients coming into the clinic with elbow pain, perhaps as a result of a fall on an outstretched hand? In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman reviews the Abducted Ulna, and demonstrates testing and manipulation that can be performed, when appropriate, to regain the lateral glide. Let us know if you… Continue reading Testing and Manip of the Abducted Ulna

Manipulation of The First Rib

What do you do when treating a patient who is larger in stature than yourself? In the manual therapy video below, Stacy Soappman, PT, DSc, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates first rib manipulation in a larger patient.  Join Stacy for Manip Like a Girl, a one-day specialty course where you’ll learn effective modifications you can make to adapt… Continue reading Manipulation of The First Rib

PIVMs for the Cervical Spine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty Laura Iverson-von Wullerstorff, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT reviews PIVMs for the Cervical Spine. Let us know if you have questions, and if you’re looking to improve your skills in assessing and treating this region, join us for one of our upcoming Cervical Spine I and II courses, which… Continue reading PIVMs for the Cervical Spine

Post-MVA CT Junction Case Evaluation

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty member Bill Temes demonstrates an evaluation of a post-MVA CT Junction patient whose presenting complaints are worse when working at a computer or with prolonged upper extremity activity. Let us know if you have questions, and if you’re looking to improve your skills in assessing and treating… Continue reading Post-MVA CT Junction Case Evaluation

The 20 “Rules” of Manual Therapy

By: Brett Windsor, PT   OK, so these aren’t really rules, but a compilation of thoughts I’ve put together over the years. They seem to be true most of the time, regardless of the type of patient. The body will always find a way to get where it wants to go and it doesn’t worry… Continue reading The 20 “Rules” of Manual Therapy