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Blogs and Articles — Clinical Assessment

The Biopsychosocial Model - Assessment and Treatment

Posted by Judith Winer on

 The Biopsychosocial Model | Assessment and Treatment | Manual Therapy Tutorial, Paul Townley     For many years back pain, for example, was considered via a biomedical model whereby pain is a result of a problem at a specific site or structure.  Therefore, by addressing a specific painful area with a specific technique, the problem should decrease—the idea being that “If I push here, and it hurts, then this structure must be responsible, so if I push it in this direction, it will eventually hurt less”.    This theory has recently become less supported empirically. While aspects of the biomedical model may...

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Clinical Assessment and Reasoning - Ankle Injuries

Posted by Jane Ziegler on

             Special Tests for Weak Ankles and Instability - Paul Townley     More About Paul Townley     Find a Trigger Point Professional in your area NAT 5 Step Shoulder Technique Dry Needling for Trigger Points NAT Professional Courses Certify as a Trigger Point Therapist Education Membership Plans                      This trigger point therapy blog is intended to be used for information purposes only and is not intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment or to substitute for a medical diagnosis and/or treatment rendered or...

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