Rib Thrust Manuplation
In this video, Dr. Gaetano is using a technique to mobilize Tom’s ribs. The rib cage kind of wraps around from the thoracic spine forward to the sternum. Dr. Gaetano palpates the ribs, rolls him forward onto his hand, and asks Tom to breathe in and breathe out.
Lumbar Rotational Manipulation
In this video, Dr. Gaetano is demonstrating a lumbar technique with Tom. The Lumbar Rotational Manipulation is a pretty generalized technique that might be used on someone with back pain.
Here Dr. Gaetano demonstrates a technique on Capital Area Physical Therapy therapist Lisa. The Lumbosacral Mobilization is another that may be used for certain patients.