Stress Testing Cervical Ligaments

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman provides a detailed review of stress testing cervical ligaments. If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to leave a comment below, give connect with Stacy on Twitter, or better yet, let’s address in person at one of our upcoming Cervical Spine courses (which can… Continue reading Stress Testing Cervical Ligaments

Subtalar Joint: Manual Therapy Examination & Assessment of Glide in Eversion & Abduction

We’ll admit. The World Cup has us diving into the lower extremity. With all the fancy footwork–and collisions–happening, we can’t help but see each play through a physical therapist’s lens. So in the spirit of the World Cup, we cover the subtalar joint–examination and assessment of glide in eversion and abduction in the video below.… Continue reading Subtalar Joint: Manual Therapy Examination & Assessment of Glide in Eversion & Abduction

Anterior Shear Test of The Lumbar Spine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman demonstrates an anterior shear test of the lumbar Spine that can be helpful in assessing patients who may be experiencing pain with everyday activities such as carrying children or groceries. Let us know if you have questions, and if you want to gain skills in testing… Continue reading Anterior Shear Test of The Lumbar Spine

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 and NAIOMT’s Terry Pratt for Manip Like a Girl (NOT just for women!), a one-day specialty course where you’ll… Continue reading Manipulation of The First Rib

Assessment and Treatment of The Talocrural Joint

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Bill Temes demonstrates a thorough assessment and treatment of the talocrural joint complex. If you’re seeing patients for lower extremity pain in the clinic, come with questions to one of our upcoming courses and take your skills to the next level: Baltimore, MD, March 10 – 11 – Lower… Continue reading Assessment and Treatment of The Talocrural Joint

Manubrial Test For The Thoracic Spine

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT reviews a manubrial test for the thoracic spine. 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 this year, give one of these courses a try: New… Continue reading Manubrial Test For The Thoracic Spine

Seated OA Treatment to Regain Occiput Posterior Glide

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman demonstrates a seated OA treatment to regain occiput posterior glide. Let us know if you have questions, and for more manual therapy guidance, join us for one of our upcoming Cervical Spine courses, which can be taken in any order (and 2nd and 3rd year PT… Continue reading Seated OA Treatment to Regain Occiput Posterior Glide