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Erik Dalton Blog

Image 2. With client’s knee flexed and foot resting on therapy table, my fingers palpate the fibular head and begin translating forward and back assessing for lack of joint play

Superior Tib-Fib Fixation

https://vimeo.com/388704497 From Essential MAT Assessments course  One of the primary functions of the tib-fib synovial joint is to help dissipate lower leg torsional stresses during

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Addressing SI Joint Syndrome

In the early 20th century, sacroiliac joint syndrome (SIJ) was the most common medical diagnosis for low back pain, which resulted in that period being labeled the “Era of the SI Joint.” Any pain emanating from the low back, buttock or adjacent leg usually was branded and treated as SIJ.

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Figure 1. Upper Cross Syndrome

Does Weak Posture Really Matter?

https://vimeo.com/401403833 Addressing Postural Plasticity by Erik Dalton In the early 1990s, I had the opportunity to study with legendary neurologist and physiotherapist Vladimir Janda, M.D. He

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image 3. Tibiotalar A-P Joint Play

Joint Play the Mennell Way

https://vimeo.com/393532518 Everything designed to move has a built-in factor of “play” to promote efficient functional movement. For example, an automobile pis­ton and cylinder, a wheel

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Adductors, Pudendal Nerve and Pelvic Floor Pain

Pelvic floor muscles such as levator ani, coccygeus and obturator internus attach to the front, back and sides of the pelvis and sacrum and form the bottom of the core. These muscles must be able to contract to maintain continence, and to relax allowing for urination and bowel movements, and in women, sexual intercourse.

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