Manual therapy (MT) encompasses hands-on techniques for both joints and soft tissues. In this article we will focus on joint procedures and look briefly at how clinical effects may be achieved. Using the hip as an example we will examine several clinically effective MT techniques for this region. This will allow you to understand when and how to use joint-based MT and so to tailor a care package to the specific needs of your patients for the optimum results. Register free below (or log in if you already have an account) and you can access the article key points and other related resources.