World Class Manual Therapy

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Medical manual therapy is dying art. Ironically enough I am seeing chiropractors using less hands and more machines such as vibration and instruments. This is a problem. I understand that manual therapy is demanding on the body, but nothing beats good hands. Good hands can become great hands with practice but much of it is a gift. The ability to feel tissue or restrictions in joints is a talent that takes years to develop. This past weekend I observed some fascinating therapy hybrids such as eccentric motion cyriax work, dual therapist fascial release for hip alignment, and some partner stretching that resembles AIS, RFST, and even a little ballet if you will. The future is looking at what people were doing in the past before the adjustment guns and civil war tools we see today. Another book I am reading this summer on the plane will be Manual of Structural Kinesiology by Floyd.
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Carl Valle

Carl Valle

Track & Field Coach
Carl is an expert coach who has produced champions in swimming, track and numerous other sports. He is one of the foremost experts in the fields of nutrition and restoration.
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