By: Dr. Sneha Gazi, PT, DPT Sneha Physical TherapyLet’s face it people. A bowel movement (BM) has the ability to make or break your day. Am I right, or am I right? Everyone has experienced a bad time on the toilet. You might have had to strain for 30 minutes after a night of fast food and bo
New perspectives on dry needling following a medical model: are we screening our patients sufficiently?
Gary Kearns, César Fernández-De-Las-Peñas, Jean-Michel Brismée, Josué Gan & Jacqueline Doidge (2019): New perspectives on dry needling following a medical model: are we screening our patients sufficiently?, Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, DOI: 10.1080/10669817.2019.1567011 To link to t
By Dr. Sneha Gazi PT, DPT – snehaphysicaltherapy.com “Peeing”My Story.Fully admitting this to the world today… I used to pee my pants as a kid when I laughed too hard. My friends and family made it a joke (they still do… ugh!). And then, in college, I would have the strongest urge to pee, and some
Reference: Ducado, AM, Dale RB, Vincent J, Day JM. Do joint mobilizations assist in the recovery of lateral elbow tendinopathy? A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Hand Ther. 2018; 1-14.Abstracted by: Ryan Lasley PT, MPT, AT/L, COMT, NASM-CES/PES, Phoenix, AZ – Fellowship Candidate, IAOM-US Fel
The Effect of Spinal Mobilization With Leg Movement in Patients With Lumbar Radiculopathy- A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
Satpute K, Hall T, Bisen R, Lokhande P. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019;100:828-36.Abstracted by Kasey Miller PT, DPT, COMT Kansas City, Missouri – Fellowship Candidate, IAOM-US Fellowship Program & Jean-Michel Brismée, PT, ScD, Fellowship Director, IAOM-US Fellowship program R
By Denise Schneider PT MPT FAAOMPT COMT ATCStephanie M. is a high school student who was being treated at the Doctors of Physical Therapy – Schaumburg clinic for her headaches. When asked Stephanie how PT helped her, she explained that physical therapy was a life changer.“ I owe being pain-free all
Current Concepts of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy 4th ed. ,Clinical Reasoning and Evidence-based Practice When all objectives are checked, the module will be considered completed.1Click here when you have completed Current Concepts of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy 4th ed. , Clinical Reasoning and Ev
Immediate effects of cervical mobilisations on global perceived effect, movement associated pain and neck kinematics in patients with non-specific neck pain. A double-blind placebo randomized controlled trial
Lascurain-Aguirrebeña I, Newham DJ, Casado-Zumeta X, Lertxundi A, Critchley DJ. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice 2018:38 (83-90). Abstracted by Kasey Miller PT, DPT, COMT Kansas City, Missouri – Fellowship Candidate, IAOM-US Fellowship Program & Jean-Michel Brismée, PT, ScD, Fellowship Director,
Abstract: The comparative effects of upper thoracic spine thrust manipulation techniques in individuals with subacromial pain syndrome – a randomized clinical trial.
Reference: Grimes JK Puentedura E, Cheng MS, Seitz AL. The comparative effects of upper thoracic spine thrust manipulation techniques in individuals with subacromial pain syndrome – a randomized clinical trial. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2019; Mar 12:1-28.Abstracted by: Ryan Lasley PT, MPT, AT/L, CO
Abstract: Cyriax’s deep friction massage application parameters: Evidence from a cross-sectional study with physiotherapists
Chaves P, Simoes D, Paco M, Pinho F, Duarte J, Ribeiro F. Cyriax’s deep friction massage application parameters: Evidence from a cross-sectional study with physiotherapists. Musculoskel Sci Pract. 2017;32:92-97.Abstracted by: Elizabeth Sargent, PT, ScD, OCS, COMT, Burlington, VT – Fellowship Candida
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Imagine you could go to another country, help a group of people who have never had physical therapy (PT) services in their life, and simultaneously learn new clinical skills from students and physical therapists from around the country. Serving and learning. That’s what we’re all about! We (Maria Mu
Let’s peek into an IAOM-US Education Committee meeting and talk about Sensorimotor Control and Volitional Preemptive Abdominal Contraction.
Headaches affect 47% of the global population and are described by the type and location of pain in the head. Many headaches are harmless and resolve gradually. However, more frequent moderate to severe headaches can impact your ability to do daily activities and quality of life.Different types of h
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Doner G, Guven Z, Atalay A, Celiker R. J Rehabil Med 2013;45:87-91 Abstracted by Zac Hershberger SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield MissouriArticle Summary:This article evaluated the effectiveness of Mulligan’s technique for adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, primarily in the stiffness ph
Sherwin R1,2, Brismée JM2,31 Melanie Massey Physical Therapy, West Monroe, LA, USA 2 International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine – United States, Tucson, Arizona, USA. 3 Center for Rehabilitation Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA.Author contact Info: Addres
David Smith, SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, MissouriStudy Design: Case StudyObjective: To describe the use of conservative treatment of a proximal long head of the biceps (LHB) tendon rupture for a patient preferring to forego surgery.Background: The patient was a 49 year old male who
A Comparison of Two Manual Physical Therapy Approaches and Electrotherapy Modalities for Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Three Arm Clinical Trial
A Comparison of Two Manual Physical Therapy Approaches and Electrotherapy Modalities for Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Three Arm Clinical Trial Ebru, K. M., Ercin, E., Ozdincler, A. R., Ones, N., (2018). Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 34(8), 600-612.Abstracted by: Kayla Enloe S
Early physical therapy vs usual care in patients with recent-onset low back pain: A randomized clinical trial
Fritz, J. M., Magel, J. S., McFadden, M., Asche, C., Thackeray, A., Meier, W., & Brennan, G. (2015). JAMA, 314(14), 1459-1467.Abstracted by: Heather O’Dell SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, MissouriThis study included 220 participants with acute low back pain (LBP) meeting criteria previo
Russell Hanks PT1 Valerie Phelps PT, ScD1,2 Jean-Michel Brismée PT, ScD2,31Advanced Physical Therapy Alaska, Anchorage, AK. 2International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine-US, Tucson, AZ. 3Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Center for Rehabilitation Research, Lubbock, TX.The authors certify
By: Vincent Parisi SPT & Gretchen Stein SPT. Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri Reviewed by Rich Maas PT, DPT, OCS, COMTDry needling is a technique used by physical therapists to decrease pain and improve function caused by musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. However, not all PT clin
Is One Better Than The Other?: A Randomized Clinical Trial of Manual Therapy for Patients with Chronic Neck Pain
Perez HI, Perez JL, Martinez AG, et al. Manual Therapy. 2014;19:215-21 Abstracted by: Shawn Artz SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, MissouriManual therapy of the cervical spine presents several challenges to practitioners as the cervical spine demonstrates complex kinematic motions that ma
Joshua Reed, SPT and Rich Maas PT, DPT, OCS, COMTMissouri State University, Springfield, MissouriABSTRACTOBJECTIVES: The purpose of this case report is to describe a patient with suspected suprascapular nerve entrapment with its findings and associated deficits, in addition to treatment strategies w