Manipulation for Osteoarthritis of the Base of Thumb

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty instructor Michael Lucido demonstrates manipulation for osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb. For more manual therapy expertise with Michael, join him for Upper Extremity September 15-16 in Dallas, or browse other upcoming courses in the region and across the country.

Reasoning Through the Loss of Full Arm Elevation (Video)

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT’s Bill Temes, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT addresses clinical reasoning through the loss of full arm elevation. Get more manual therapy expertise from Bill at Advanced Upper Quadrant Integration in NYC August 26-27!

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!

How To Find Upper Extremity Reflexes

In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Terry Pratt, PT, MS, COMT, FAAOMPT reviews the process of finding the upper extremity reflexes to gain neurological information from your patients. Get more expert guidance on advanced upper quadrant integration, lumbopelvic spine, upper extremity, advanced spinal manipulation and more at these manual therapy courses coming up across the… Continue reading How To Find Upper Extremity Reflexes

Abstract of The Week: Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association March 2012, Vol 112, 127-139 Siu G, Jaffe JD, Rafique M,et al The authors are osteopathic physicians and state that osteopathic medicine can be useful in diagnosing and managing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) via an osteopathic structural examination and osteopathic manipulative treatment.… Continue reading Abstract of The Week: Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Abstract of the Week: Thoracic Manual Therapy For Shoulder Pain

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