Flashcards in Chapter 12 MFR Deck (11):
What type of technique is MFR?
Direct or indirect, active or passive
Applying traction along the long axis of muscle?
Applying compression along the long axis of muscle?
What is the MFR procedure?
1) Palpate restriction
2) Apply compression or traction
3) Add twisting or transverse forces
4) Use enhancers
5) Await release
What are the 2 goals of MFR?
1) Restore functional balance
2) Improve lymphatic flow
What is the most important diaphragm?
What are the 4 diaphragms?
1) Tentorium cerebelli
2) Thoracic inlet
3) Abdominal diaphragm
4) Pelvic diaphragm
According to Zink, what are the 4 compensatory curves of the spine?
1) OA junction
2) Cervicothoracic junction
3) Thoracolumbar junction
4) Lumbosacral junction
According to Zink, what is the Common Compensatory Pattern?
In 80% of healthy people, OA is rotated left, cervicothoracic is right, thoracolumbar is left, and lumbosacral is right
When performing indirect MFR, which barrier is engaged?