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Symptoms vs Dysfunction (Kinetic Control Part 3)

March 30, 2015

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This continues my notes on the book Kinetic Control: The Management of Uncontrolled Movement. Other parts can be found here.  – This part continues with the philosophy behind the book’s approach. I gave this one quote, and my commentary, its own post. “Reduction of dysfunction is a primary short-term goal of therapeutic intervention, although the patient is […]

Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #6

March 27, 2015

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment (click to be taken to the section): Looking at airplane crashes, and their […]

Notes on Kinetic Control (Part 2)

March 25, 2015

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Other parts can be found here.  This part will deal primarily with the philosophy behind the book’s approach. I’m going to be rattling off quotes, along with commentary. – “The breakthrough came with the realisation that some compensation strategies are normal adaptive coping mechanisms and do not demonstrate uncontrolled movement, while others are maladaptive compensation strategies […]

Odd movement in kids

March 20, 2015

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This was an email exchange I thought was worth posting. “Hi Brian, I just wondered if you can give me some advice about my nearly 9yr old son. He has retroverted hips. Both. Fairly pronounced. He was unable to ride a bike as couldn’t get both feet forward on the pedals. Through Physio/stretches, an osteopath- […]