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Neurodynamics is a term coined by physical therapists David Butler and Michael Shacklock to describe manual methods for mobilizing peripheral nerves. Nerve mobilization includes nerve gliding and nerve tensioning.
In Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques we use several manual methods that lubricate joints and soft tissue by generating warmth in the tissue and rolling fascial sacs across associated structures. Some of these methods restore capsular flexibility, enhance joint play, and encourage pain-free range of motion. Others stimulate muscle spindles to turn on weak muscles and improve their firing patterns.
In Myoskeletal Alignment Technique (MAT), therapists use graded exposure (GE) stretches to improve flexibility and help clients engage with painful movement barriers. GE stretching reduces the anxiety associated with a particular movement pattern or situation.
Mechanical loading is an important factor in musculoskeletal health and disease. Tendons and ligaments require physiological levels of mechanical loading to develop and maintain their
Efficacy of Integrating Cervical Posture Correction With Lumbar Stabilization Exercises for Mechanical Low Back Pain: A Randomized Blinded Clinical Trial
One of the key goals of treatment with Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques (MAT) is by leveling the head and tail. This impacts neural pathways throughout the
Making one small change to the way you practice can make a huge difference in how quickly you gain new skills. When you’re trying to
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