[headline style=”1″ align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″]The Problem With Most Manual Therapy Courses…


As a clinical instructor and astute manual therapist (at least I think I am) I always see clinicians learning new techniques. I get it. You need to add new tools to your tool box.


At the end of the day, if you don’t know how to use that tool you’re not going to provide the right treatment.

What I’m saying is….

Most clinicians know how to do all these techniques but don’t know when to use the right technique.

This leads to wasted money taking  courses or you try everything under the sun until it works.

In this post, I have provided some clinical reasoning on the WHY I do certain techniques in certain instances. This is in regards to the mid-cervical spine.

I will provide more insight on whether you need to perform an up-glide or down glide when treating the mid-cervical spine.

By the way…

If your not sure on how to mobilize the mid-cervical spine be sure to check out last week’s blog post by Clicking Here.


[headline style=”1″ align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″]You Must Know The Biomechanics of the Cervical Spine…



I said this last week and I am going to say it again. You must know your biomechanics!

Here it is again said differently ….


[headline style=”1″ align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″]Assessing, Clinical Reasoning, & Mid-Cervical Movement Compensations…


The second portion in clinical reasoning is you have to assess.

As the saying goes, if you’re not assessing your guessing!

Here is a sample video on how I use movements in multiple planes to help discern what treatment I need to provide….

[headline style=”1″ align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″]Don’t Forget About The Sub-Cranial Spine…