How Soft is it?

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Here we discuss assessment of soft tissues based on their movement capacity. Many of the other concepts we discuss regularly are included in this video (as always).

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Separate…

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Here we take a look at the application of wedges in treatment. The basic concept is that, in places that the practitioner’s arm, hand, a towel, a pillow, or another acceptable object that will not hurt the patient may be applied to separate surfaces.

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Explicit Leverage…

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We have done an overview of the concept of lever, wedge, screw previously. Here we take another look at the use of levers with discussion of short, long, and mixed leverage. The aim is to provide some examples of how these concepts look in action, especially in ways that may be semantically unclear.

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What Do They Look Like in Action?

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Here we display multiple concepts that have been previously demonstrated and discussed by using them through the arm. Some of the concepts include: contact is control, relational motion, long/short/mixed lever, working perpendicular to fiber direction, as well as working through soft tissue before moving joints.

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