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By Robert I. Cantu

ISBN-10: 0834217791

ISBN-13: 9780834217799

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Hibits poor posture resulting from myofascial Feldenkrais has two basic approaches, which restrictions and movement imbalances, mechan­ he separates only for convenience. The first is ical approaches are used to free up the restric­ an experiential approach that he terms "Aware­ tions, allowing the patient to assume optimal ness Through Movement,"J4 in which the patient posture without undue effort, If new posture is receives a series of verbal commands designed emphasized too early in the treatment sequence, to weaken old movement patterns and to estab­ the patient often may not have the body aware­ lish new ones.

Connective tissue f ibers with their ten­ and elasticity are the basis for the si Ie mechanical support. Ground water with its age, possibly contributing to a decrease in flex­ ibility with aging. The primary substance is the basis for lubrica­ and water. Gly­ tion and diffusion of nutrients in connective tis­ are a Iso referred to as "acid suess in the older literature. Collagen is divided into four Type I col Iypes: is found primal'j Iy loose and dense connective is found III is found lining the fetal dermis; branes, Manual therapy 70 percent of the total connective tissue con­ tent.

Grodin and R. Cantu with permission of Forum Medicllm Inc, © 1989. Figure 3-10 Schematic representation of the viscoelastic model of elongation-some elon­ gation is lost and some is retained after the ap­ plication of tensile force. J. Grodin and R. Cantu with permission of Forum Med­ icum Inc, © 1989. 16 Over time, new will adaptively shorten as collagen is laid down collagen is laid down to replace older collagen. in the context of the length of the tissues and New collagen is laid down according to stresses lack of stresses applied.

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