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

Cycling and my Obsession with Gluteus Medius and Piriformis

Since spring-like weather is taking its sweet time in many parts of the country, full-on cycling season has yet to blossom. Not being a huge fan of the lingering cold, myself, I’m among all the fair weather cyclists that have been crowding into spin class, preparing for warmer outdoor riding.  And tends to happens when… Continue reading Cycling and my Obsession with Gluteus Medius and Piriformis

Atlantoaxial Rotary Stability Test

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s distinguished faculty instructor Ann Porter Hoke demonstrates an atlantoaxial rotary stability test (weight bearing-seated). For in-depth sessions with some of the field’s most seasoned and eclectic manual therapists and mentors, join us for one of these Cervical Spine I and II courses offered across the country. They can be taken in any… Continue reading Atlantoaxial Rotary Stability Test

Glenohumeral Capsular Ligament Assessment

In the manual therapy video below, former Washington Nationals baseball team lead physical therapist and NAIOMT faculty member, Angela Gordon, demonstrates a Glenohumeral Capsular Ligament Assessment.  For a chance to learn from Angela in person, join us for Advanced Concepts for The Overhead Athlete April 28-29 in Richardson, TX or browse our full NAIOMT schedule for another manual therapy skill-building… Continue reading Glenohumeral Capsular Ligament Assessment

Why Do the Lumbar Slump Test?

PTs may learn and go through the motions of a lumbar slump test. But do we understand why? In the video below, NAIOMT Faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses its significance. Let us know if you have questions, and if you’re looking to expand your clinical reasoning and manual therapy skills, join us for one of… Continue reading Why Do the Lumbar Slump Test?