biomechanical dysfunction

biomechanical dysfunction

A nonspecific term for an acquired change in musculoskeletal mechanics resulting in faulty movement patterns.

Biomechanical dysfunction has been redefined by some providers of complementary and alternative therapies, further differentiating an already nonspecific term.

biomechanical dysfunction

Orthopedics An imbalance in the musculoskeletal system resulting faulty movement patterns of the body. Injuries that are not properly identified and rehabbed lead to these dysfunctions.
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Frequently, iliotibial band problems are associated with biomechanical dysfunction, either around the hip girdle, including weakness of the hip abductors and extensors, or possibly even more distally, an inflexibility of the calf and Achilles, as well as problems with hyperpronation.
Jasinnas uses her certification in SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment) and soft tissue therapy to address biomechanical dysfunction of the spine and surrounding joints.
Spinal manipulation and/or spinal mobilization are typically delivered to patients at anatomical locations exhibiting signs and symptoms of biomechanical dysfunction. (37-39) The present study is a first step toward investigating the relationship between muscle spindle signaling and acute spinal joint dysfunction during passive movements applied to the lumbar spine.
Such injury may precipitate low back pain through biomechanical dysfunction arising from reduced muscle force capabilities, with secondary deconditioning from pain inhibition during the postoperative period.
This approach represents a no-win for risk managers, especially because it does not address the complex interaction between psychosocial issues and biomechanical dysfunction. In contrast, however, some clinics espouse minimal physical intervention and focus instead of reducing patients' fear while changing their behavior and attitude.
Mitchell Elkiss, explains occasional acute pain, chronic pain and their relationship to biomechanical dysfunction among pianists.
My assessment was migraine headaches, suboccipital myofascitis, spinal biomechanical dysfunction, herpes simplex.
"Neurological Insight and Treatment of Practice and Performance-related Pain," by Elkiss, explains occasional acute pain and chronic pain and their relationship to biomechanical dysfunction among pianists.
Segmental biomechanical dysfunction of the thoracolumbar spine and left sacroiliac joint.
"They have the knowledge and skills to prevent injuries, to spot postural dysfunctions or biomechanical dysfunctions and they can remove some of the areas that tend to be a pitfall in an exercise program.
Medical science checks the spine for pathology, but they don't look for misalignment, biomechanical dysfunctions, and instabilities the way chiropractors do.
There is a vast array of trainers for biomechanical dysfunctions. However, it is extremely difficult to buy the exact trainer to suit the degree of deformity in your foot.