Seated CT junction gapping HVLAT technique

Hi again!  An interesting thing happened in the clinic today.  A friend and colleague shared a video he had seen on Facebook of another therapist teaching a manipulation to a group of chiropractic students and asked what my thoughts were on the technique shown.  Not to be overly critical, but in my humble opinion it … Continue reading Seated CT junction gapping HVLAT technique

Palpating vertebral landmarks

In our latest video, Dr. Thomason demonstrates how different the size of vertebrae are on an actual patient when compared to the typical plastic models we see in the clinic.  Our subject for this demonstration is a younger male that is about 5'6" in height. As part of this video, a lumbar vertebra and thoracic … Continue reading Palpating vertebral landmarks

Interview with Bill O’Grady PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, DAAPM, FAPTA

Welcome back to our interview series!  For this one, we speak with Bill O'Grady, a veteran (in more ways than one) within the world of physical therapy and manual therapy. Bill earned his Bachelor of Science in physical therapy from California State University, Long Beach during 1972; his master’s from the University of Southern California … Continue reading Interview with Bill O’Grady PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, DAAPM, FAPTA

Thank you!

The weekend of June 9 - 11, I had the pleasure of teaching a continuing education course in Chico, CA to a talented group of physical therapists.  The course is called "Foundations of Manual Therapy:  Clinical Reasoning for Direct Access" and is offered through Crunkeyser (Comprehensive Manual Therapy Seminars).  To add to this honor, six Japanese … Continue reading Thank you!