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Methods for Analyzing Gait ProcessesArticle Summary: Humans are created to move in order to survive - locomotion must precede all other activities. The past few decades have witnessed the development of two diverse [url=http://www.sandvikfw.net/shopuk.php]hollister sale[/url] schools of thought, each with their own biomechanical explanations detailing the seemingly simple act of walking. In this article, Dr. Erik Dalton [url=http://phdblog.net/towied/comment-page-1/#comment-423068]How To Ensure You Get Bidders For Your Ebay Auctions - written by KB Lim[/url] delivers a detailed analysis of both, through the Myoskeletal lens.
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As discussed in?part 1, Canadian nuclear physicist Serge Gracovetsky, PhD, rebuked the pedestrian model by countering that counter-rotation of the shoulders and pelvis is an essential key to locomotion and force is not generated by the legs, but instead arises through a complex muscle/skeletal interaction propelled by what he calls a "spinal engine." He further expounds, "Evolutionarily, locomotion was first achieved by the motion of the spine. ... The legs came afterward as an improvement, not as a substitute."
If Gracovetskys claim that the spine is the primary engine driving the pelvis has "legs to stand on" (pun intended), then manual therapy assessments and rehabilitative corrections must be modified accordingly. Since low back pain is the most common disability with people under the age of 45, the consequence of this reinterpretation of spinal function could be far-reaching. Today, researchers and clinicians worldwide are experimenting with Gracovetsky's intriguing hypothesis.
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