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Recent Posts

Kenneth A. Olson PT, DHSc, OCS, FAAOMPT

Welcome back everyone!  This conversation is with Ken Olson.  If you are at all active within the manual (physical) therapy community, or have attended a conference of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT), you have likely heard of Ken.  He has been heavily involved in all depths of the AAOMPT and the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (IFOMPT).  Ken is past president of the AAOMPT and is currently the president of IFOMPT.  Ken also is co-owner of Northern Rehabilitation Physical Therapy Specialists and has multiple clinic sites in the Northern Illionois area.  If you’d like to learn more about Ken and what he is up to, listen in!

Musculoskeletal Therapy and the Pelvic Floor – Diane Lee

Our first guest post comes from a previous guest, Diane Lee. You will remember her from our fabulous podcast in the past. Here, Diane has written a post about a recent case that she encountered in her clinic and how she utilized her Integrated Systems Model to clinically reason her way through a complex patient. Please enjoy this first guest post to the Forum!

UPDATE: Mobilization of the AC Joint

Check out our latest video. It’s actually another different way of mobilizing the AC joint. I actually like it a lot better than our previous video (although they really aren’t doing the same thing). So, check out this update and try it out on your patients. Then, let us know what you think!

A Review of Thrust Joint Manipulation Skills For The Spine

Our latest book review is of “Thrust Joint Manipulation Skills For The Spine” by Louie Puentedura and Bill O’Grady. Hope you enjoy!

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A Review of Diastasis Rectus Abdominis:  A Clinical Guide For Those Who Are Split Down The Middle

We get to kick off a new feature on the Manual Therapy Blog here today… a book review. Our initial review will be of “Diastasis Rectus Abdominis: A Clinical Guide for Those who are Split Down the Middle” by Diane Lee. Hope you enjoy!

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