Using Spinal Repeated Motions to Alter LE "Flexibility": A Premium Channel Preview
As many of you know, I have been using repeated motions to treat any "sciatic nerve" pain that I've had in the last year. I rarely ever notice any discomfort in the area, and it dissipates immediately with 10 repetitions of sideglides or lumbar extensions. While studying for the OCS last week, I thought I'd test my Active SLR bilaterally to see the difference due to my history of "nerve pain" on that side. There was a difference present and thought it would be interesting to have a video showing how what appears to be "flexibility deficits" can actually be secondary to neural tension, and thus, easily changed. Check out the video below to see a quick assessment and treatment with rapid changes. Normally, an evaluation would be much more thorough, but this is a quick view of how to break down the Multi-Segmental Flexion test and view rapid changes. For more videos like this, check out the Premium Page!
3/11/2015 03:41:55 am
Great video! Im going to bring this up at my clinic.
3/11/2015 07:32:26 am
The effects of repeated motion are pretty amazing in orthopedic practice. Following the Mckenzie method of thinking and using directional preference to treat patient's, in my opinion if very effective! I have seen a few cases in which repeated motions & directional preference apply to the extremities as well (specially in non-traumatic cases), have you guys used this principle in extremity care?
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