Want to see a self-mobilization I've been playing with in the clinic lately? Ridiculously simple to do for patients that is really effective for common issues we see in the clinic. Check it out!
Watch this video and see how we quickly differentiate what is causing an elevated first rib. Is it really a superior subluxation... or something that often gets missed?
Here is an addendum to a previous post regarding the seated CT junction gapping HVLAT. A slight modification was made to enhance safety and specificity to the technique. Watch the difference and let us know what you think!
Have you ever worked to improve ankle dorsiflexion by mobilizing the talocrural joint and stretching the calf of your patient, but still felt like there was some limitations? In this video, Dr. Thomason demonstrates how dorsiflexion at the talo-navicular joint can be limiting overall dorsiflexion, and how to mobilize this dysfunction. Enjoy! Matt
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
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
In our latest video, Dr. Thomason explains biomechanics of the hip joint for sagittal plane motions (i.e. a pure spin). Then he demonstrates a highly effective mobilization to regain loss of hip extension using this biomechanical knowledge. Watch and add your comments below to tell us what you think!
A great short video from Tim Flynn about the opioid epidemic. Please watch and comment with your thoughts below!
Welcome to our first technique video! The talo-crural distraction thrust is a technique that is utilized often for patients with ankle dysfunction. However, have you learned the biomechanical rationale and reasoning as to why this technique works? Or, what types of patients it will benefit the most? Dr. Thomason demonstrates which patients are appropriate for … Continue reading Talo-crural distraction HVLAT