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A blank schematic diagram of the front and back of a generic person—which may be anatomically correct—used clinically to document the location of lesions—lacerations, bruises, rashes, etc.—for future reference. Similar schematic diagrams are used to document changes at post-mortem examinations

body map

A map showing a patient's injuries, lesions, or wounds. It is used to record maltreatment by another person in a case of physical abuse or violence.
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Various strategies have been proposed to help patients develop an increased acuity of faulty body maps, including two-point discrimination, graphaesthesia and sensory discrimination (Daly and Bialocerkowski 2009, Moseley 2004b, Moseley 2006,
Building upon valuable insights from recent developments in neuroscience, I will show that, both in national maps and in body maps, space is not organized evenly: some parts are "over-represented" (Ramachandran and Blakeslee, 1998, page 25), they matter more than others.
Your ability to sense, move and act in the physical world arises from a rich network of flexible body maps distributed throughout your brain--maps that grow, shrink, and morph to suit your needs.
this article will help you begin to re-extend your body map and begin to
As I ignored signals from my natural "body map" over time, it resulted in minor aches and eventually in constant raging pain.
He further stated that disrupted cortical body maps may contribute to the development or maintenance of chronic pain and, therefore, could be viable targets for treatment.
Ornato and his associates, the PRIME-ECG body map system, which was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, was 100% sensitive for detecting MIs defined by elevated creatinine kinase MB, and 93% sensitive for detecting MIs as defined by elevated troponin levels.
Using a body map, the site gives detailed descriptions of each organ, associated medical conditions, and natural complementary therapies and products specifically designed for that organ both as remedies and supplements.
There's an interactive body map to explain what you can have done and where.
Torregrossa compared individuals with schizophrenia with matched control participants, asking each to fill in a "body map" in a way that correlates to the way they physically experience emotion.
A body map visual is also available for patients to mark where they feel pain, or are experiencing a specific issue.
In Body Mapping, one learns to gain access to one's own Body Map through self observation and self-inquiry." (4) I learned about balance and the actual anatomical structure of the body through this principle of Body Mapping.