Daniel L Riddle , Matthew Pulisic, Peter Pidcoe, Robert E Johnson Abstract Background: Plantar fasciitis is one of the more common soft-tissue disorders of the foot, yet little is known about […]
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Karolina Wiaderna, Monika Selegrat, Anna Hadamus Abstract Background: The prevalence of neck pain is on the increase. A sedentary life style, poor ergonomics in the workplace and in daily life, and […]
Abstract: Diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal pain is a major clinical challenge. Following this need, the first aim of our study was to provide an innovative magnetic resonance technique called T1ρ to quantify possible alterations in elbow pain, a common musculoskeletal pain syndrome that has not a clear etiology.
When it comes to workplace injury, soft tissue massage is considered first aid for recordkeeping purposes, regardless of whether the health professional providing the treatment holds a certification in Active […]
Objective: To investigate the difference of range of motion (ROM) of ankle according to pushing force, gender and knee position.
Background: The fascia provides and transmits forces for connective tissues, thereby regulating human posture and movement. One way to assess the myofascial interaction is a fascia ultrasound recording. Ultrasound can follow fascial displacement either manually or automatically through two-dimensional (2D) method. One possible method is the iterated Lucas-Kanade Pyramid (LKP) algorithm, which is based on automatic pixel tracking during passive movements in 2D fascial displacement assessments. Until now, the accumulated error over time has not been considered, even though it could be crucial for detecting fascial displacement in low amplitude movements.
“Fascia contains mechanoreceptors and proprioceptors. In other words, every time we use a muscle, we stretch fascia that is connected to spindle cells, Ruffini and Paccini corpuscles and Golgi organs. […]
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Abstract The fascial system builds a three-dimensional continuum of soft, collagen-containing, loose and dense fibrous connective tissue that permeates the body and enables all body systems to operate in an […]
Interview with C.Tyrel Hummel, DC
By The American Chiropractor – August 2018
Bethesda, MD – Spark Motion and FDM are excited to announce a strategic partnership to enhance movement literacy. By utilizing the powerful motion capture platform of Spark Motion, providers utilizing FDM will now be able to share meaningful pre- and post-treatment documentation with clients and patients in an powerful and intuitive way.
Efficacy of Fascial Distortion Model Treatment for Acute, Nonspecific Low-Back Pain in Primary Care: A Prospective Controlled Trial. Richter D, Karst M, Buhck H, Fink MG. ABSTRACT Context • Low-back […]
Listen in on a conversation about Total Tissue Restoration. Dr. Hummel is discussing the new technologies responsible for solving the global pandemic of AMR (antimicrobial resistance) with Dr. Kevin Caizley, a consultant […]
The new year has been exciting for me so far. I started teaching with FDM in October of 2016 and had the privilege to work with two more outstanding organizations […]
NAPLES, FLORIDA, January 31, 2017 – Recently, a group of osteopaths that calls itself the American Fascial Distortion Model Association, or AFDMA, announced they will begin allowing chiropractors and other […]
FASCIAL HIERARCHIES AND THE RELEVANCE OF CROSSED-HELICAL ARRANGEMENTS OF COLLAGEN TO CHANGES IN THE SHAPE OF MUSCLES Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies 2016; 20:377-387 link Graham Scarr KEYWORDS Collagen; Crossed-helix; […]
COLORADO SRINGS, July 17, 2015 – After a two-week jury trial and almost 20 months of intense litigation, Jay Ferguson, Xtomic LLC, and Select Seminar Services, LLC (FDM) prevailed against […]
by Nicole DeBoom Why does my heel look like a baby’s butt cheek? Could it be because I ignored an injury that may have been treatable a decade ago and […]
Christoph Schulze,1,2 Susanne Finze,1 Rainer Bader,1 and Andreas Lison2 1Department of Orthopaedics, University Medicine Rostock, Doberaner Street 142, 18057 Rostock, Germany 2Bundeswehr Centre of Sports Medicine, Dr.-Rau-Allee 32, 48231 Warendorf, Germany Received 11 […]
For Immediate Release Contact: Libby Eason (404) 315-0099 [email protected] INTERNATIONAL FASCIA RESEARCH CONGRESS ANNOUNCED FOR SEPTEMBER 18 – 20, 2015 with pre and post conference days on the 17th and […]
Christina J. Baird, DC, Sarah M. Shumate, DC, Melissa P.J. Tancredi, DC, MS, Laura M. Cayce, DC, MS, Jane L. Wibbenmeyer, DC Topics in Integrative Health Care 2014, Vol. 5(3) […]
Achilles Tendinitis is inflammation of the Achilles (uh-KIL-eez) tendon, the band of tissue that connects calf muscles at the back of the lower leg to your heel bone. Achilles tendonitis […]
Fascial Distortion Model Puts a New Lens Over Basic Problems Written by Michael Richardson Looking through a different lens can be the key to finding new answers, and practitioners of […]
A sprained ankle is a common injury. Sometimes, all it takes to sprain your ankle is a roll, twist or turn of your ankle in an awkward way. This unnatural […]
Although it might seem that carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition born from long hours spent working on a computer keyboard, carpal tunnel syndrome actually has numerous causes. Bound by […]
DeQuarvains Syndrome/Tenosynovitis (ten-oh-sine-oh-VIE-tis) is a painful inflammation of the tendons on the thumb side of your wrist. If you have tenosynovitis, you’re likely to feel discomfort every time you turn […]
Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint. Signs and symptoms begin gradually, worsen over time and then resolve, […]
Golfer’s elbow is pain and inflammation on the inner side of your elbow, where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bony bump on the inside of your […]
A hamstring strain / pull injury occurs when the hamstring muscle is either fatigued or stretched beyond its normal range of motion. The hamstring is the group of muscles that […]
Hip flexor/Psoas Tendinitis inflammation of the iliopsoas tendon caused by acute trauma or overuse repetitive hip flexion. Pain is usually felt in the anterior (front) of the hip or groin […]
Hip Pain refers to pain that occurs in and around your hip. Hip pain can be caused by problems with your hip joint. This type of hip pain tends to […]
ITBS is one of the leading causes of lateral knee pain in runners. The iliotibial band is a superficial thickening of tissue on the outside of the thigh, extending from […]
Your ligaments are tough, elastic-like bands that connect bone to bone and hold your joints in place. A sprain is an injury to a ligament caused by excessive stretching. The […]
Low back pain (or lumbago) is a common musculoskeletal disorder affecting 80% of people at some point in their lives. It accounts for more sick leave and disability than any […]
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