Injury history is trauma history

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Everyone falls victim to a minor injury here or there (stubbed toe, finger jams, bumps, bangs and falls). Accidental injury includes ligament strains and muscle tissue strains. Burns are as common as cuts and bruises. Sometimes injuries accompany one another as accidents unfold. Although they seem small, these minor insults are traumatic in nature. Webster’s Simple Definition of trauma says: … Read More

Muscle inhibition and Hypertonicity 

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Inhibition and hypertonicity I have written a little about muscle inhibition and hypertonicity in other articles. This bit of info that isn’t very widely known because there is much the healthcare and fitness world unfortunately doesn’t  understand about muscle function. When a muscle is functioning properly, it will fire and relax on command.  Normally, the specialized receptors designed to protect … Read More

Your muscles don’t work 

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Muscle inhibition There are two types of dysfunction that I  encounter daily that go unnoticed by most healthcare practitioners. Most clinicians use a manual manipulation model based on moving, stretching or manipulating structures in the body (whether they be muscles, fascia or joints) to place them into a more balanced alignment. This is usually based on a visual ideal of … Read More