Muscle function and physiology

Oct 3, 2016 by in MANUAL THERAPIST Comments Off on Muscle function and physiology

Chapter2 Muscle function and physiology Introduction: Movement Control There has been much interest in and reference to stability of the spine over the last few decades. One of the first…

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The shoulder girdle

Sep 29, 2016 by in MANUAL THERAPIST Comments Off on The shoulder girdle

Chapter 8 The shoulder girdle Medial rotation control T60 Kinetic medial rotation test (KMRT)  Lateral rotation control T61 Kinetic lateral rotation test (KLRT)  Shoulder flexion control T62 Arm flexion test  Shoulder abduction control…

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The lumbopelvic region

Sep 29, 2016 by in MANUAL THERAPIST Comments Off on The lumbopelvic region

Chapter 5 The lumbopelvic region Flexion (posterior pelvic tilt) control T1 Standing: trunk lean test  T2 4 point: backward push test  T3 Crook: double bent leg lift test  T4 Sitting: forward lean test  T5 Sitting:…

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The cervical spine

Sep 29, 2016 by in MANUAL THERAPIST Comments Off on The cervical spine

Chapter 6 The cervical spine Low cervical flexion control T29 Occiput lift test  T30 Thoracic flexion test  T31 Overhead arm lift test  Upper cervical flexion control T32 Forward head lean test  T33 Arm extension test …

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The hip

Sep 29, 2016 by in MANUAL THERAPIST Comments Off on The hip

Chapter 9 The hip Flexion control T65 Standing: vertical trunk single leg squat test  T66 Standing: single foot lift test  T67 Standing: spinal roll down test  T68 Side-lying: single leg abduction test  Extension control…

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The thoracic spine

Sep 29, 2016 by in MANUAL THERAPIST Comments Off on The thoracic spine

Chapter 7 The thoracic spine Flexion control T42 Standing: back flattening test  T43 Sitting: head hang test  T44 Sitting: pelvic tail tuck test  T45 Sitting: bilateral forward reach test  Extension control T46 Standing: bilateral overhead…

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Retraining strategies for uncontrolled movement

Sep 29, 2016 by in MANUAL THERAPIST Comments Off on Retraining strategies for uncontrolled movement

Chapter 4 Retraining strategies for uncontrolled movement Rehabilitation management and retraining The retraining of efficient control of uncontrolled movement (UCM) will depend on the pattern of the dysfunction and the…

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Uncontrolled movement

Sep 29, 2016 by in MANUAL THERAPIST Comments Off on Uncontrolled movement

Chapter 1 Uncontrolled movement The key to managing movement dysfunction is thorough assessment. This includes the determination of any uncontrolled movement (UCM) and a comprehensive clinical reasoning process by the…

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