MOBILE OMT for the SPINE is a powerful clinical reference and teaching tool for any student, clinician or educator involved in the practice or the teaching of manipulative/manual therapy for musculoskeletal disorders. A comprehensive mobile companion providing manipulative techniques for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine presented in the context of best current evidence for use in treating spine disorders. Step by step written instructions, high-quality video demonstration with audio, indications for use, and evidence to support each technique.

Summaries of the most recent clinical research involving manipulative therapy are provided for each spine region (cervical, lumbar, and thoracic) with links to PUBmed abstracts of relevant clinical studies. Each technique is linked to a disorder, and also linked to the empirical study that has used that technique. Additionally a brief summary of the history of manipulative therapy is presented, as well as definitions of terminology.

OMT Spine Features:

•Instructions for 60+ orthopaedic manipulative techniques for the spine and temporomandibular joint
•High-quality video demonstration for each technique
•Each video includes two angles of the technique being performed. Therefore, there’s no guessing the important or even subtle details of the techniques performance (pause, rewind, forward within the video)
•Each video includes corresponding audio instructions that describe the technique as it’s being performed
•Each technique is linked to a common diagnoses or disorder for which the technique is usually used to treat.
•Techniques include high-velocity thrust joint manipulations, non-thrust joint mobilizations, muscle stretching and “contract-relax” stretching techniques
•Summaries of the current state of the research on OMT for each condition is present
•Links to PUBmed abstracts of research on OMT for spine and TMJ disorders (internet connection required)
•Easily email PUBmed abstracts of the pertinent studies to yourself or colleagues from within the app
•Historical overview of manipulative therapy

If you treat patients that have musculoskeletal disorders with manual therapy management strategies, then this app is the perfect companion for you and your practice!

-Osteopathic physicians
-Physical Therapists / Physiotherapists
-Clinicians managing patients with musculoskeletal conditions
-Medical students, interns, residents, fellows in any of these disciplines
-Educators/Academicians in any of these disciplines
-Anyone interested in manipulative/manual therapy

Complete the series with the MOBILE OMT – LOWER EXTREMITY and MOBILE – OMT UPPER EXTREMITY apps!

* Note: Need internet connection to access PUBMed links from within the app. Additionally, as mentioned earlier, the size of the app is significant due to the large number and quality of videos embedded native in this app.

** Note: the video files download to your device upon installation and therefore do not require an internet connection).

Corresponding exercise and home program module to complement the OMT techniques coming soon!!

What’s New

Version 3.1

- These new OMT apps run off our brand new revamped API, for clean, instantaneous delivery of updates (new techniques, new evidence summaries, etc) to your app. The new API will also allow integration with future modules (exercise, etc).
- Updated techniques (70 new techniques added between all 3 OMT apps)
- Optimized for iOS10
- Addition of the Cranio-mandibular region, and techniques for the TMJ
- New conditions section added, to link techniques to a specific conditon
- New evidence summaries that summarize manual therapy evidence for each musculoskeletal condition in this region
- Techniques linked to the specific research studies that they have been used in

Ratings and Reviews

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childsjd ,

Game Changing Clinically Relevant App

Clinically Relevant Technologies has done a terrific job assembling an app with a comprehensive library of manual therapy techniques for the spine. The instructions are very precise, and the evidence summaries are a very useful reminder of the "why", "when", and for "who". The best aspect of the app in my opinion though is the "how", which is provided by the high resolution videos with voice overlay, which makes it easy to replicate the specific hand positions and directions of movement. There is some clunkiness in the user interface, but this is simply due to early stage development and I suspect future revisions will address this. The app does take some time to download due to the high resolution vids (so be sure to download via wifi on your iPad or via iTunes on your computer and then sync...don't use 3G connection), but this is well worth it. The "raw materials" of the app (instructions, videos, research evidence, etc.) are absolutely terrific, and I can use "out of the box" without a hitch. These types of clinical apps from Clinically Relevant Technologies are real game changers for clinicians and educators alike. Great work!

John Childs

Army PT ,

A sweet resource that I can use everyday on the fly!!

Just like the UE and LE apps, this app rocks! I can't tell you how many times I've been seeing patients and I want to perform a specific manual therapy technique, but I kind-of forgot how to do it. So now I can just excuse myself to the restroom, pull out my iphone, read the description and even watch a quick video. it's genius! It's with me all the time, it's quick, well organized, and since the videos are not web-based, I can do this anywhere! As someone else mentioned, this definitely is a clinical practice game changer and easily worth the $. I so wish that I had this has a student.... I highly recommend them all to students, clinicians, and teachers!

Mandylou313 ,

Must have App!

This app is a must for anyone looking to begin use of manual therapy in their practice or those wanting to develop upon techniques already in use. The body segments are broken down so the user can best decide which technique to use in what situation. There are great videos to show the correct patient position and hand holds and there is even the evidence behind the techniques all right there for you! This is a great teaching tool as well to give a student an idea of what you are going to do before they see you perform the technique on the patient. You are going to love this well organized, well researched and very well executed application for your iphone or ipad.


Clinically Relevant Technologies
888.6 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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