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Our professional “puzzle”...Structure or Function?


How often are we faced with a puzzling client/patient? A puzzle is defined as cause to feel confused because we cannot understand or make sense of something. In today’s information age, it can get even more confusing – who do we believe? Our traditional education and training can make us feel confident to simply follow a protocol for a particular structural- symptom (ACL tear, meniscus tear, LBP, “itis”, weight-gain, weakness, fatigue, depression, etc.)? However, following symptom-based protocols can put you in a nasty cycle of “this- for-that” therapy or conditioning. What if the “part” or symptom wasn’t the real problem, instead just an expression of global dysfunction, an expression caused by the whole?

Categories: Articles , Applied Functional Science
Author: Lenny Parracino
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