Manual Therapy


Exploring the Efficacy of Manual Therapy
on Hip Osteoarthritis

Today’s post is a re-publication of an article written by John Snyder, DPT, CSCS that discusses the efficacy of manual therapy on patients with hip osteoarthritis.  He reviews multiple studies that have shown substantial gains for patients on manual therapy and concludes that it bodes well for the long-term effectiveness of the combination of manual therapy and exercise in the treatment of hip OA. In fact, manual therapy and therapeutic exercises […]

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Mobilization with Movement, Part 3

More Self Mobilization Options for Patients This is the third part of Dr. Tony Rocklin’s focus on mobilization with movement that patients can do at home, self mobilization that does not require a second person to perform. This discussion is excerpted from Tony’s presentation at OPTA 2016. You can watch the first part of this discussion here, the second part here and other excerpts here. Or listen to the full […]


Mobilization with Movement Part 2

Home Mobilization Options for Patients This is the second part of Dr. Tony Rocklin’s focus on mobilization with movement that patients can do at home, excerpted from his presentation at OPTA 2016. You can watch the first part of this discussion here, see other excerpts here, or listen to the full one hour presentation here. One of the challenges in treating patients with hip osteoarthritis is that most insurance companies […]

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