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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- […]

Some notes on Kinetic Control (Part 1)

March 18, 2015

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I recently finished the book Kinetic Control: The Management of Uncontrolled Movement, by Mark Cornerford and Sarah Mottram. This book goes through assessing movement for the neck, upper back, lower back, and hip. Along with some primers on philosophy and methodology to get things started. I’m going to have various posts discussing aspects of the book. […]

Humeral anterior glide video with animation

March 6, 2015

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I went over Joe’s superior glide here, now it’s time for his anterior: – –