Muscle Testing

During a session of muscle testing, the client is tested by carefully positioning the client to isolate certain movements and isolated muscles. Once a weakness is identified, the muscle or movement is activated by repetitive isometric contractions until the muscle...

Muscle Testing

During a session of muscle testing, the client is tested by carefully positioning the client to isolate certain movements and isolated muscles. Once a weakness is identified, the muscle or movement is activated by repetitive isometric contractions until the muscle...

massaging scoliosis

Massaging scoliosis This post refers to an S-curve scoliosis. When the client is in prone, the right ribs can be felt to protrude posteriorly exhibiting a right rib hump and the lower left lumbar area and pelvis can be felt to protrude posteriorly.   Areas of...

gluteal inhibition

Gluteal inhibition/amnesia Was proposed by Janda and describes how the gluteus muscles become inhibited whilst secondary movers such as the piriformis, Quadratus lumborum and biceps femoris, to stabilise the sacrotuberous ligament, become prime movers as a...

Peroneals

Pull upward on your foot whilst resisting. The peroneals consist of a long and short muscle that produces eversion of the foot. A strong set of peroneals prevent against eversion injuries which constitute the majority of ankle sprains. Tension in the peroneals also...

Hip clicking

A clicking hip can be worrying for people as it may be symptomatic of degenerative structural changes in the hip joint. If the clicking is felt on the outside of the hip, the cause is usually due to a tight IT band flicking offer the bone of the hip in which case the...