In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty member Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT reviews a manubrial test for the thoracic spine. Let us know if you have questions, and if you’d like to improve your Thoracic manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills in the clinic this year, give one of these courses a try: New… Continue reading Manubrial Test For The Thoracic Spine
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty instructor Bill Temes, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT works with the shoulder to restore range of motion. For more manual therapy expertise, join Bill in person at Advanced Upper Quadrant Integration in NYC August 26-27!
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT distinguished faculty instructor Ann Porter Hoke, PT, DPT, OCS, FCAMPT, FAAOMPT demonstrates an alternative thoracic gapping technique for physical therapists that are small in stature. For more expert guidance, browse our manual therapy courses happening online and on the ground in clinics across the United States.
Each week, as we lead manual therapy courses across the United States, the passion for PT is palpable. And with all that passion comes important debate. Sometimes we even see heated discussions being hashed out online between people across the globe, of all experience-levels and abilities. (Been on Twitter, lately?!) But whether you’re a physical therapist here in… Continue reading The Ties That Bind Us
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Michael Lucido, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT reviews thoracic spine anatomy and palpation. Let us know if you have questions and if you’re interested in advancing your thoracic spine manual therapy and clinical reasoning skills, join us for one of these upcoming courses: Portland, OR – Sept 23-24 – Thoracic… Continue reading Thoracic Spine Anatomy and Palpation Video
How many of you start your shoulder examination with a look at the cervical and thoracic spine? In the absence of trauma it makes the most sense to do a cervical and thoracic scan during the initial evaluation. The scapula is part of the shoulder girdle. A lot of the muscles that attach to the… Continue reading Abstract of the Week: Thoracic Manual Therapy in The Management of Non-specific Shoulder Pain
We invite you to join NAIOMT faculty member Terry Pratt tomorrow, Wednesday February 24, as he addresses the Thoracic Spine Influence on the Shoulder at the Shoulder SIG and Southern Metro Business Meeting from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Northeastern University, 30 Leon St. Behrakis Health Sciences Center, Boston, MA 02115 (Driving Directions.) For those of you in other regions, we’re very… Continue reading Thoracic Spine Influence on the Shoulder
Abstract: Thoracic manual therapy in the management of non-specific shoulder pain Objectives: “Non-specific shoulder pain (NSSP) is often persistent and disabling leading to high socioeconomic costs. Cervical manipulation has demonstrated improvements in patients with NSSP, although risks associated with thrust techniques are documented. Thoracic manual therapy (TMT) may utilise similar neurophysiological effects with less risk.… Continue reading Abstract of the Week: Thoracic Manual Therapy For Shoulder Pain
In the manual therapy continuing education video below, NAIOMT faculty Michael Lucido, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates an examination to “rule-in” a thoracic herniated disc. Get more manual therapy expertise from Michael at Thoracic Spine August 25-26 in Dallas, or find another valuable course in your area.
Meet NAIOMT instructor Ann Porter Hoke PT, DPT, OCS, FCAMPT, FAAOMPT. She teaches a wide range of continuing education manual therapy courses including Cervical Spine, Thoracic Spine and Lumbopelvic Spine. Following a recent Thoracic Spine course, one physical therapist in attendance had this to say about her experience in the class: We wanted to share this feedback because… Continue reading Why We Do What We Do