Biomechanical Assessment of The Sacroiliac Joint

The manual therapy video below is a recent moment in one of our courses. In it, NAIOMT teaching faculty member, Michael Lucido, performs a biomechanical assessment of the sacroiliac joint. We realize every physical therapist is at a different point in their professional skill set, so please let us know if you have any questions… Continue reading Biomechanical Assessment of The Sacroiliac Joint

The Ultimate Pain Solution

As a patient’s pain gets more complicated, so do their lives. The presentation of the patient is no longer just a simple acute injury that should go though the normal healing stages. A lot of times with acute injury, there is no story attached to the injury, so the healing does not get complicated. As… Continue reading The Ultimate Pain Solution

Side-lying Scapular Activation

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Angela Gordon demonstrates a technique to facilitate activation of the mid trap, rhomboids and lower trap. Manual resistance can be added in any direction to increase the activation of the muscles. Let us know if you have questions, and to learn more and take your manual therapy skills… Continue reading Side-lying Scapular Activation

Evaluation of A Cervicogenic Headache

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Michael Lucido demonstrates how physical therapists can evaluate a patient’s suspected cervicogenic headache. Let us know if you have questions, and to learn more about region and how to treat it, check out these recommendations you can make to effectively lessen a patient’s migraine headache. Evaluation… Continue reading Evaluation of A Cervicogenic Headache

Testing ROM in the Cervical Spine Without a Goniometer

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates a great technique for testing ROM in the cervical spine without a goniometer. Let us know if you have questions, and to take manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills to the next level, join us for one of these Cervical Spine courses which… Continue reading Testing ROM in the Cervical Spine Without a Goniometer

Regaining Right Rotation Through the Ipsilateral AA Joint

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses what happens when the AA joint is restricting our right rotation, and one way we can help patients regain it. Let us know if you have any questions, and if you’re looking to strengthen your clinical reasoning and cervical manual therapy skills, join… Continue reading Regaining Right Rotation Through the Ipsilateral AA Joint

One Way to Treat Lack of Supination in the Forearm

Does your patient have difficulty opening doors due to a lack of supination following a forearm/wrist injury? In the manual therapy video below, watch NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman as she shares one way to treat this. If interested in sharpening your clinical reasoning and upper extremity manual therapy skills in the clinic, reserve your… Continue reading One Way to Treat Lack of Supination in the Forearm