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What are we doing when we apply manual therapy?

Lower back pain is one of the most commonly seen musculoskeletal problems in the clinical setting and 80% of people will experience it at some point in their life (Balague et al, 2012). 1,994 more words

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The Invention Of Chiropractic Techniques

The term “chiropractic” was named by Samuel Weed. It was a combination of the words “cheiros” and “praktikos” which means “done by hand”. Alternative medicine became popular because of the dangerous remedies which are being sold at the time. 222 more words


Lumbar Scan: Prone Torsion Test (Video)

In the video below, North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Faculty Bill Temes demonstrates a prone torsion test, part of the Level I Scanning Examination for the lumbar spine taught in our Lumbopelvic I course. 59 more words

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Manual Therapy Video: Spinal Manipulations for The Larger Patient

Chances are you’ve had patients who were larger in stature than yourself. And while this reality can pose a challenge for PTs, a few tweaks in technique can help you treat effectively regardless of your size, or your patient’s. 47 more words

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Evidence, Rewarding Cases & The Lumbopelvic Spine (Video)

When dozens of North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy faculty members converged in Seattle in June, ahead of the SI Joint Symposium, we had the wonderful opportunity to sit down and discuss a range of hot topics in physical therapy directly from practicing clinicians.  102 more words

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Spinal Manipulation: Essentials to Endorsement in Washington

Do you believe spinal manipulation can help your patients? Do you want to be able to effectively utilize it as one of the tools in treating?  395 more words

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