What To Do When a Patient’s Legs Are Almost As Big as You

Have difficulty treating patients when their legs are almost as big as you? NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman shares some tips in the video below. For more guidance from Stacy, join her in person at one of these clinical reasoning- and manual therapy skill-building courses: October 29-30: Lower Extremity (Touro College NYC) November 12-13: Lumbopelvic Spine I… Continue reading What To Do When a Patient’s Legs Are Almost As Big as You

Thoracic Spine Manipulation (When Your Arms Are Too Short!)

Are your arms too short for your patient’s size? In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Stacy Soappman demonstrates a modification to the traditional thoracic manipulation–just one of the many things taught in her Manip Like a Girl course, (open to both males and females.) 🙂 Get more guidance from Stacy in person at these other upcoming… Continue reading Thoracic Spine Manipulation (When Your Arms Are Too Short!)

Talar Swing Test Video

Earlier this week, NAIOMT faculty member Steve Allen discussed a real-life case scenario of an athlete that experienced an inversion ankle injury in the post Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Care. In it, he referred to the the Talar Swing Test as being beneficial to addressing her subsequent presentations in the year that followed the injury. Take a look at… Continue reading Talar Swing Test Video

Musculoskeletal Monday

Welcome to Musculoskeletal Monday (a.k.a. MSK Monday). This is the first of many weekly posts intended to motivate and inspire fellow PTs. I am as excited about therapy now as I was when I first graduated in 1997 and would like to share that excitement on Mondays to start the week out right. In this… Continue reading Musculoskeletal Monday

How To Have Your PT Career (And Enjoy It Too!)

Most physical therapists I have met over the years have similar reasons for entering the field and practice: The willingness to help others. But somewhere along the line, that passion can get lost. We get caught up in other entities of the job and lose sight of what we entered the practice for. There are productivity… Continue reading How To Have Your PT Career (And Enjoy It Too!)

Segmental Stabilization Beyond the Multifidus

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty instructor Steve Allen, PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT takes you through structures to be considered when looking at stabilization of the lumbar spine. Let us know if you have questions, and for more manual therapy guidance from Steve, join him for one of these upcoming West Coast courses: Lumbopelvic Spine II – Seattle-Renton,… Continue reading Segmental Stabilization Beyond the Multifidus

Talar Swing Test Video

In case you missed NAIOMT faculty instructor Stacy Soappman’s Facebook Live Stream a while back, below she demonstrates a talar swing test. Let us know if you have questions and for more guidance on treating lower extremities, join us for one of these fall 2017 courses: San Diego, CA – Sept 15-16 – Lower Extremity… Continue reading Talar Swing Test Video