Differential diagnosis and treatment of iliotibial band pain

Differential diagnosis and treatment of iliotibial band pain

Brandon K, Patla C. J Man Manip Ther. 2013;21(3):142-147. Abstracted by Sarah Wyant, DPT, OCS, COMT, IAOM-US Fellowship Student, Seattle,Washington; Jean-Michel Brismée, PT, ScD, OCS, FAAOMPT, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Background: Cuboid syndrome is...

A Case Study Involving Management of the Upper Cervical Spine

A Case Study Involving Management of the Upper Cervical Spine

Denise Schneider, PT, FAAOMPT, COMT, ATC Abstract A patient presenting with a primary complaint of upper jaw pain is challenging to diagnose and treat due to various possible etiologies and convergence of sensory afferents that may refer pain to that area. A...

Acute Rotator Cuff Tear: Do we miss an early diagnosis?

Acute Rotator Cuff Tear: Do we miss an early diagnosis?

Sorensen AKB, Bak K, Krarup AL, Thune CH, Nygaard M, Jorgensen U, Sloth C, Torp-Pedersen S. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2007;16:174-180.  Abstracted by Matthew P. Mobius M.S., P.T., OCS, Long Island New York.  The authors evaluated epidemiological data of patients...

Deflated Beach Ball to Promote Early Cervical Spine Mobility

Deflated Beach Ball to Promote Early Cervical Spine Mobility

Submitted by Rich Maas PT, DPT, OCS, COMT from Springfield, Missouri The concept of frequent gentle motion promotes healing was initially described by Hippocrates over 2400 years ago, and a plethora of scientific evidence continues to strongly support this phenomena....