Mobile OMT Upper Extremity by Clinically Relevant Technologies (Universal)
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Released: Oct 2, 2010
Version: 3.1.1
Size: 808 MB
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Mobile OMT Upper Extremity

Clinically Relevant Technologies
Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) for the Upper Extremity 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. This essential and comprehensive mobile companion provides manipulative techniques for the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand presented in the context of best current evidence for use in treating upper extremity disorders. Each technique has detailed, step by step written instructions as well as corresponding high-quality video demonstration that includes audio instruction (note: the video files download to your device upon installation and therefore do not require an internet connection).

*** This is a large app (due to high quality videos). It may be best to use a wi-fi connection. Or, download on iTunes on your computer and then sync. If there is a problem with the download (app appears to have bugs, doesn't open, etc) then delete and re-download (you won't get charged again).

Summaries of the most recent clinical research involving manipulative therapy are provided for each region (shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand) with links to PUBmed abstracts of relevant clinical studies. Additionally a brief summary of the history of manipulative therapy is presented, as well as definitions of terminology.

OMT UE Features:

•Instructions for 50+ orthopaedic manipulative techniques for the upper extremity
•High-quality video demonstration for each technique performed by fellowship trained orthopaedic manual therapists
•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 includes common diagnoses or “indications” for which the technique is typically performed
•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 upper extremity region (shoulder, elbow and wrist/hand)
•Links to PUBmed abstracts of research on OMT for upper extremity 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
•The ability to show video out from the app and display the videos on a larger screens or overhead projector (with the appropriate video out cable from Apple)

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

TARGET:
-Osteopathic physicians
-Physical Therapists (Physiotherapists)
-Chiropractors
-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 SPINE and LOWER EXTREMITY OMT 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.

What's new in version 3.1.1
Minor update to change icon missed in most recent large update
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + Mobile OMT Upper Extremity is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + It is currently 33% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
  • + Mobile OMT Upper Extremity is currently ranked #258 in paid Medical apps for iPad.
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