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 this week, here’s a peek at the video where she demonstrates a talar swing test. Let us know if you have any questions and join Stacy for an upcoming course including: Manip Like A Girl: Work Smarter Not Harder in Falls Church, VA… Continue reading Talar Swing Test Video

Profile of a NAIOMT PT

Each manual therapy organization, and any organization, has a culture. A company culture. Something that attracts and draws people to participate, to take classes, to pursue certification and fellowship. I’ve experienced quite a few different manual therapy organizations after 22 years in the specialty. And indeed, each of them have a different flavor, a different… Continue reading Profile of a NAIOMT PT

When PTs Get Together…

What happens when you put together people with a common passion, nature, food/drink and people who have a heart to give back to others? This year’s SE NAIOMT Regional Meeting in the heart of Tennessee. When I started taking NAIOMT courses, all I thought I was getting was the best instruction in clinical reasoning and… Continue reading When PTs Get Together…