We at Kriz Physical Therapy talk about efficiency of movement and its impact on the reduction of pain, its ability to enhance or retard performance, whether in sports or other recreational or professional pursuits. In this case we will discuss the application to the improvement of a dance move. Dancers are prone to injury because of excessive stretching that, either because of the anatomical structure or lack of mobility or strength of another region of the body, can damage supporting structures in joints. [...]
In the world of Functional Manual Therapy (FMT) we refer to efficiency rather than normal. Normal is difficult to define when referring to the human body because we are all slightly different anatomically. When referring to efficiency of joints we consider how the bones move on each other in three dimensions. In FMT we refer to the roll and glide of one bone on another. In the knee the top of the tibia moves back on the end of the femur like a drawer when the knee is bending. [...]
Author: Mike And Tiffany
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