This module demonstrates evidence-based exercises to improve thoracic spine range of motion.
Section 1: Exercises for Thoracic Spine Mobility
Why Is Thoracic Mobility Important?
Flexion and Extension Movements
Side-Bending and Rotational Movements
Writer: Nicole Fogarty, PT, DPT
Dr. Caberwal is a graduate of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, FL. She is certified in orthopaedic manual therapy and manual therapy certified. She is also a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy. Her primary clinical practice involves working with active duty military in Fort Bragg, NC. In 2019, she graduated from Andrews University post-professional program with a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT). Currently, she is completing her manual therapy fellowship through the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT).
Nicole Fogarty holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northeastern University. She has experience treating patients with cardiopulmonary, orthopedic, and neurological impairments in the inpatient setting. She also has experience in outpatient orthopedics. She has additional training in medical screening, lumbopelvic examination and treatment, and treatment of patients with cardiopulmonary diseases. Nicole enjoys using her clinical experience and interest in current rehabilitation research as a Physical Therapy writer for Relias.
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