Muscle Testing and Exercise Prescription

Hour 4 of 9 - Muscle Testing the Trunk

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Muscle Testing and Exercise Prescription - Hour 4 of 9 - Muscle Testing the Trunk

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Course Objective

This hour demonstrates how to adequately test the strength and function of the various muscles of the thorax including: the diaphragm, quadratus lumborum, pelvic floor, transverse abdominus, rectus abdominus, obliques, and sacrospinalis. Dr. Scott Levine demonstrates how to perform and interpret functional tests for these muscles. This enables the practitioner to uncover pathologies and/or faulty biomechanics that often lead to musculoskeletal complaints.

Learning Objectives

By watching this hour viewers will be able to detect functional abnormalities of the trunk that can lead or has lead to pathology. He or she will better understand the biomechanics breathing and the core, allowing for better treatment of various complaints throughout the body. Through muscle testing, the viewer will learn to uncover the cause of dysfunction leading to better care and achievement of long-term goals.

Course Instructor

Dr. Scott Levine

Dr. Scott has been practicing Chiropractic for 18 years. With a passion for his ...

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