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What structures are involved in mechanical dysfunctions?
What do you evaluate when assessing mechanical dysfunction?
End feel and excursion of the 5 mechanical components, which may impair motion or function
How do you treat a mechanical dysfunction?
FM of 5 components
PNF to increase ROM
What is a neuromuscular dysfunction?
Inability to demonstrate efficient initiation, strength and endurance for any given contraction.
What do you evaluate when assessing a neuromuscular dysfunction?
manual muscle resistance
How do you treat a neuromuscular dysfunction?
Directed exercise program
What is a motor control dysfunction
inability to utilize efficient mechanical and neuromuscular components to effectively assume a balanced posture and perform efficient functional activities with necessary balance reactions
How do you train patients in motor learning?
Through resistance and repetition.
Focus on pt's kinesthetic and proprioceptive awareness.
Enhancing central neuronal recruitment patterns.
What does effective motor control allow?
Efficiently timed activation of core and global muscles