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 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

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

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

How to Assess and Treat the Superior Tibiofibular Joint

It’s ski season! But all that slope side fun means we’ll probably start seeing more knee pain in the clinic. In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman demonstrates how we can assess and treat the superior tibiofibular joint. Let us know if you have questions, and to take your clinical reasoning… Continue reading How to Assess and Treat the Superior Tibiofibular Joint