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Do NOT manipulate these people!

In this post, I discuss some things I’ve picked up over the years to help us know when it is not a good idea to manipulate a patient. A lot of therapists are very interested in obtaining the skills of manipulation, and subsequently eager to practice those skills. However, we should always understand who NOT to manipulate in our attempts to do no harm.

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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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Alternative HVLAT to Thoraco-Lumbar Junction

Dr. Thomason shows a different way to manipulate the thoracolumbar junction as an alternative to traditional locking in sidelying.

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Manipulation of an Adducted Ulna

In this video, Dr. Thomason demonstrates manipulation of the elbow for an adducted ulna lesion.

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Addendum to seated CT junction gapping HVLAT technique

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!

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