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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…

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Professor Laurie Hartman DO, PhD

    Our latest interview is with Professor Laurie Hartman.  Laurie is Associate Professor of Osteopathic Technique at the British School of Osteopathy, and has been teaching osteopathic and manipulative technique and manual therapy since 1964. He has taught and lectured…

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Back to the basics… again

In a previous post (Back to the basics…) I mentioned how important our knowledge of anatomy is when considering characteristics of what makes someone a “master” clinician. This time, I want to mention a another characteristic of what makes someone a…

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Talo-crural distraction HVLAT

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…

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Interview with Erl Pettman PT, MCSP, MCPA, FCAMPT

Welcome to our second interview!  This time, we speak with Erl Pettman.  Erl is a former senior lecturer and chief examiner for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA).  He is also a co-founder of the North American Institute…

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