Manubrial Test For The Thoracic Spine

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

Restoring Ability To Reach Behind Back

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!

Alternative Thoracic Gapping Video

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.

The Ties That Bind Us

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

Thoracic Spine Anatomy and Palpation Video

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

Abstract of the Week: Thoracic Manual Therapy in The Management of Non-specific Shoulder Pain

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

Thoracic Spine Influence on the Shoulder

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