One way to Treat the Talocrural Joint Following a Plantar Flexion/Inversion Ankle Sprain

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Stacy Soappman addresses about one way to treat the talocrural joint following a plantar flexion/inversion ankle sprain. Let us know if you have any questions, and for more guidance, join us for one of these upcoming Lower Extremity or Advanced Lower Quadrant courses: Wichita, KS –… Continue reading One way to Treat the Talocrural Joint Following a Plantar Flexion/Inversion Ankle Sprain

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

PT Braketology: Stop the Madness

It is that time of year again when the “madness” of March descends upon us and the competition for the perfect bracket begins. Sixty-four teams, one championship and two weeks of games, buzzer beaters, upsets and victories. A wide field of hopefuls in a single-elimination bring your best competition where underdogs have the chance to… Continue reading PT Braketology: Stop the Madness

Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Care

Don’t you love being a PT? Who else cares that a blocked, silent culprit of a joint can lead to consequential injury up or down the chain of the homosapien? Or that a hypermobile joint is distorting my sympathetic nervous system, making me most vulnerable to injury? Who else has that training? We as PTs… Continue reading Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Care

Great Expectations (Of Patients)

What do you do when a patient comes in and is disappointed that they are not better? When they are unhappy with the progress and are still in pain? When they seem to be losing faith in you and your treatment? This is something I’ve experience recently, and it got me thinking about the importance… Continue reading Great Expectations (Of Patients)