Tag: Physical Therapist

Anatomy Art Series #2: Van Hagens’ Bodyworlds

Continuing our series on key anatomy pictures, these two specimens from BodyWorlds – KorperWelten – so epitomize the difference in approach between Newtonian and Einsteinium biomechanics. The left hand picture shows the individual muscles, detached at the proximal end and reflected before being plastinated. But the message is unmistakable: If we understood the actions of… Read more

Anatomy Art Series #1: Adductor Magnus

My favorite anatomy pictures series #1: Adductor Magnus (to see a fascial release technique for this complex muscle, click here) Anatomy nerds like me revel in old anatomy books that give you perspective not provided by most modern texts, which have seemingly settled on a particular 2-D point-de-vu about muscle function. This more 3-D one from… Read more

Woman sitting at counter

Settle Up! Solutions for Clients Who Sit a Lot

Sit up and listen! ‘Sitting is the new smoking’ – I don’t know who coined this great phrase, but let’s pay attention. Sitting itself is a healthy activity that reaches back to prehistory – the hunter resting on a convenient boulder or fallen tree, the farmer resting on her haunches with friends to survey a… Read more

Q&A with Tom: Fascial Layers

From Lauri Nemetz and Tom Myers, during Fascial Dissection labs, January 2016 : Lauri: “Traveling always gives an interesting perspective and seeing clouds, rivers, mountains, etc. echoes what we see underneath the surface of the body in lab. We have some discernible structures, and even cloud “layers” are named, but the exact beginnings and ends… Read more

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