Many times, a patient will show indications of specific muscular weakness, TS line, postural sign, etc. However, on testing, the weakness is found on the opposite side of the body. This condition is termed switching.
This is possibly one of the most important topics we will cover here in this course. Most of the patients that you will see in your practice are switched. If a patient is not switched, then they are less likely to hurt themselves, others, or the environment intentionally. These things are not logical events and detrimental to life. Vithoulkas states, “As with all things, the human organism was originally designed to function harmoniously and compatible in the environment… Any imbalance inevitably leads to destruction, which diminishes both the human being and the universe in which he or she lives… Ideally, the human race should have enough consciousness and...
Category II/ Heel Lifts
Dr. Dejarnette classified three different types of sacroiliac problems. The Category II is a bony misalignment between the ilium and sacrum. Dr. Dejarnette was a contemporary of Dr. Goodheart Sr., and this led Dr. Goodheart Jr. to be very interested in the SOT Categories. The Category II lesion may be corrected with an osseous adjustment or blocking procedure.
Here we are for our first weekly challenge! Your goal should you choose to accept it is to check Category 3 on every person you lay your hands on this week!
Your goal is to be efficient and effective with the treatments. Category III is pandemic in today's society even without signs and symptoms of LBP.
Your Check List for the week
Hopefully, that covers everything now 3...2...1 GO!
From my course notes:
DeJarnette discussed three types of pelvic problems. Categories I and II we have previously discussed. Category III is a pelvic...