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

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

Seated Thoracic Manipulation

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman discusses and demonstrates a seated thoracic manipulation technique from a recent Thoracic Spine course in Denver, CO. Reserve your spot in one of these with us this fall. Portland, OR – September 15-16 – Thoracic Spine Kansas City, MO- September 15-16 – Thoracic Spine… Continue reading Seated Thoracic Manipulation

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

Two Recommendations a PT Can Make to Effectively Lessen a Patient’s Migraine Headache

Migraine headaches (MH) affect approximately 15% of the global population and are believed to be due to environmental and genetic factors. Neurologist and Family Practice physicians use a mnemonic device known as POUND to differentiate migraine headaches from other forms of primary headaches: P – Is the headache pulsatile in quality? O – Is the… Continue reading Two Recommendations a PT Can Make to Effectively Lessen a Patient’s Migraine Headache

H and I Testing

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman demonstrates H and I testing of the lumbar spine. Apologies for the vertical view! 🙂 And for more manual therapy guidance, join us for one of these upcoming Lumbopelvic Spine II courses (I and II can be taken in any order): Dallas, Texas – Feb 16-17… Continue reading H and I Testing