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Trigger Point Therapy - Three Dimensional (3D) Release

Posted by Arnold Fomo on

The agonist/antagonist relationship may not operate in the classically described manner The brain has 3-D sensory and motor maps soft-wired into the cortex. Our brain (motor cortex) responds to our movement demands by coordinating complex sequences of motor units. These motor units can contract singly or collectively, and when more power is demanded, groups of units combine (recruitment). One of the key ways the motor system achieves smooth coordinated movement is by utilizing the type of triangulation known as antagonism.   Flexion of the elbow, in which the brachialis and biceps brachii act as the agonists (prime movers), the triceps...

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Testing for Leg Length Discrepancy

Posted by Arnold Fomo on

  John Gibbons - Sports Osteopath and Lecturer   Leg length discrepancies are typically classified either "structural" or "functional" Leg length discrepancies are typically classified as structural or functional.  A structural discrepancy is a hereditary situation whereby one leg is simply longer than the other.  This is determined if the client’s pelvis and sacroiliac joints are symmetrical and the leg lengths are different.     A functional leg length discrepancy is often diagnosed when there is some form of sacroiliac joint dysfunction, which causes one leg to function as though it is longer or shorter than the other. In the video above, sports osteopath...

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How to Correct the Most Common Sacroiliac Dysfunction - Anterior Innominate Rotation

Posted by Judith Winer on

  Treating Sacroiliac Dysfunction - John Gibbons    John Gibbons (video above) is a qualified and registered osteopath with the General Osteopathic Council, specialising in the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of sport-related injuries. Having lectured in the field of sports medicine and physical therapy for over 12 years, John delivers advanced therapy training to qualified professionals within a variety of sports. He has also published numerous articles on various aspects of manual therapy.  Do not attempt to perform this technique unless it falls within your scope of practice.    Find a Trigger Point Professional in your area Recent Blogs and Articles  Nationally Accredited Home-Study...

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