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Facilitated positional release.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2407698     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The facilitated positional release techniques described here introduce motion into the direction of freedom of movement. Achievement of neutral position is made easier by modifying sagittal posture, and a facilitating force is then applied. The treatment is directed at normalizing tissue texture changes but can be modified to influence the deep muscles involved in joint mobility. This modality is easily applied, nontraumatic, and efficient.
Authors:
S Schiowitz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0098-6151     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Osteopath Assoc     Publication Date:  1990 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-04-12     Completed Date:  1990-04-12     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503065     Medline TA:  J Am Osteopath Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-6, 151-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Office for Clinical Affairs, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury 11568.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Manipulation, Orthopedic / methods*
Movement
Muscles / physiopathology
Spinal Diseases / physiopathology,  therapy*

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