Basic Principles of Extremity Joint Mobilization Using a Kaltenborn Approach

in Journal of Sport Rehabilitation
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Knowledge and understanding of the principles and applications of joint-mobilization techniques are becoming commonplace for entry-level certified athletic trainers.

Data Sources:

Various textbooks written on this topic.

Data Synthesis:

The authors collected information from commonly used textbooks on joint mobilization in both athletic training and physical therapy curriculums.


Undoubtedly, before using joint mobilization, the clinician should demonstrate mastery-level understanding of joint biomechanics, application principles, and indications and contra-indications. This article provides basic information on the principles of joint mobilization.

Mangus is with the Dept of Kinesiology, and Altenburger, the Dept of Physical Therapy, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154. L. Hoffman is with Therapeutic Associates: Kings Road Physical Therapy, Corvallis, OR 97330. M. Hoffman is with the Dept of Exercise and Sport Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-3303.

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