Don’t forget about the art of manual therapy

For the past 23 years I have spent hours upon hours trying to learn and grow as a manual therapist. Early in my physical therapy education I remember watching one of my professors perform soft tissue and joint mobilization techniques on one of my classmates and I thought “wow, how do I make my hands

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What the heck is a posterior sacrum ?

Great case study this weekend at the Hesch Method seminar in Las Vegas where I had the opportunity to assist Jerry teach. I’m just hoping what gets taught in Vegas does not stay in Vegas. :). One of the students presented with what Jerry Hesch calls a “posterior sacrum”. A posterior sacrum is defined as

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The Hesch Method Revisited

I had always found the sacroiliac joint (SIJ) to be confusing and frustrating to treat. For a long time I just ignored it because I didn’t want to deal with all the crazy tests and rules. In 2006 this all changed for me.

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Neurokinetic Therapy Podcast

I am honored to be one of four physical therapists to be interviewed by Dr. Perry Nickelston on the use of David Weinstock’s approach called Neurokinetic Therapy and what it has meant to me as a clinician . Please check it out at

Importance of Primal Reflexes in Rehab

I thought you might appreciate this paraphrased statement by Sally Goddard in “Reflexes Learning and Behavior” and whyI think PRRT (Primal Reflex Release Technique) is such an important part of the entire picture and complements the NKT (Neurokinetic Therapy)   and SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment ) approaches,…

Great Home Exercise to Increase Ankle Dorsiflexion

Loss of ankle dorsiflexion (DF) is seen in the clinic on a daily basis. Lack of proper ankle DF can lead to compensations all the way up the kinetic chain. A good article to read on the importance of normal ankle mobility can be found on Eric Cressey’s web site. The primary motion of DF

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Another great Primal Reflex Release case study

This is another  great video by John Iams performing PRRT on a  patient.  I integrate this work with NKT (Neurokinetic Therapy ) SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment) and manual therapy.   The combination of these techniques/approaches  allows me to be thorough and address all components of the pain puzzle.  Enjoy!

Great Primal Reflex Release Technique case study link.

Check out this great video showing a case study where John Iams (the developer of PRRT)  shows how he uses this technique with a patient who presents with  a very common presentation.    The main thing to remember is PRRT is just one tool you can use to solve the pain puzzle and is easily

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Primal Reflex Release Technique?

I can still remember seeing a YouTube video done by John Iams on Primal Reflex Release Technique (PRRT) and saying to myself “this stuff is weird and I could never imagine doing that to my patients”……

Great video on Neurokinetics by David Weinstock

This is a great video of David teaching NKT. I had the opportunity to assist him while he taught in NYC a few months ago and utilize his work on a daily basis in the clinic.  Enjoy.. check out this video..