applied kinesiology

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applied kinesiology

A type of kinesiology which uses muscle testing in relation to all body functions.
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Tendon thickness, tendon tear, range of motion, manual muscle strength, quality of life, disability of shoulder, arm and hand were measured using errmusculoskeletal ultrasound, goniometer, Oxford classification of muscle testing, QOL-EQ-5D-3L.
It describes the practice of occupational therapy and applications to assist clients to achieve movement-related goals in tasks, activities, and occupations, and includes gross range of motion and manual muscle testing.
SPECIALIST TREATMENTS Many of the physiotherapists at Spire Elland Hospital also provide specialist treatments such as acupuncture, extracorporeal shockwave therapy, clinical pilates, hand therapy and isokinetic muscle testing.
Patients undergo diagnostic muscle testing to determine the health of the nervous system and how it influences body functions.
Manual muscle testing was 4/5 throughout the upper and lower extremities.
NAET utilizes muscle testing with the patient holding tiny vials of water which hold the electronic energy signature of the substance being tested imprinted onto the water molecules in the vial (more on this later).
Also noted were flaccid paralysis of the lower extremities (manual muscle testing score 4, dorsal and plantar flexion of the foot; manual muscle testing score 2, flexion and extension of the thighs), dysarthria, peripheral facial paralysis, and gaze-evoked nystagmus.
Isokinetic evaluation of muscular performance: Implications for muscle testing and rehabilitation.
4) Monofilament testing and voluntary muscle testing (VMT) are two established tests for assessing sensory and motor functions of peripheral nerves respectively.
In this male patient complete strength recovery as measured by manual muscle testing (MMT) was achieved almost a year after an additional foraminotomy of C4/5.
Manual Muscle Testing (Clarkson et al 2000) was used to measure strength; it has been validated for use in both a paediatric and an adult population (Rider et al 2010).
Blood pressure [] Gait analysis [] Gross ROM analysis [] History (Complete health) [] History (Focused) [] Leg length measurement [] Motion/static palpation [] Muscle testing [] Neurological exam [] Orthopaedic testing [] Posture analysis [] Surface EMG [] Thermography [] X-ray [] Other -- Figure 2.