SomaSimple Discussion Lists  

Go Back   SomaSimple Discussion Lists > WWW The Wild Wise World > Cells and Stars
Albums Quiz PubMed Gray's Anatomy Tags Online Journals Statistics

Notices

Cells and Stars Dedicated to Sciences and opened to all readers.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-09-2011, 12:13 AM   #1
creid123
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 10
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Upper body dysfunction/limitation affecting lower body mechanics

Forgive me if this is a remedial question for those on this forum, but i am curious to know if there is any research or research out there correlating upper body dysfunction affecting lower body mechanics? For example, is there a correlation between thoracic kyphosis and poor foot loading in gait? It may be something that could be intuitive, however, i've never come across anything that discusses this, especially in the literature. Thanks for your help!
creid123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2011, 12:27 AM   #2
joebrence9
Senior Member
 
joebrence9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa
Posts: 679
Thanks: 310
Thanked 648 Times in 219 Posts
Default

Before getting too in-depth, lets talk about why these patients would be coming to you...what is their chief complaint? Do they complain about too much kyphosis, their foot not hitting the ground correctly, or pain?
__________________
Joseph Brence, DPT, FAAOMPT, COMT, DAC
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds" - Albert Einstein
Blog: www.forwardthinkingpt.com
joebrence9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2011, 05:23 PM   #3
smith
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Age: 57
Posts: 614
Thanks: 2
Thanked 24 Times in 20 Posts
Default

Funny one Joe.
smith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2011, 09:49 PM   #4
Frédéric
Swaying against the breeze
 
Frédéric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Prévost Québec
Age: 38
Posts: 1,997
Thanks: 219
Thanked 232 Times in 105 Posts
Default

Creid,

Hi and welcome to SS, I would suggest you to read the moderator's consensus on pain and the culture of somasimple and then present yourself in the welcome forum, so we get to know you a little bit better before we get any further in discussing the topics in your question. That will make the discussion surely a more constructive one.

Regards,
__________________
Frédéric Wellens, pht
«We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us.»
«
Those who cannot understand how to put their thoughts on ice should not enter into the heat of debate.
»
Friedrich Nietzsche
www.physioaxis.ca
chroniquesdedouleur blog
Frédéric is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Book Atlas of Surface Palpation: Anatomy of the Neck, Trunk, Upper and Lower Limbs bernard The Pharos of Alexandria 2 27-10-2014 10:48 PM
Ref body is not a machine Nick General Discussion 4 06-09-2012 03:59 PM
The third body Barrett Dorko Range of Motion 0 10-07-2010 12:11 AM
Upper thoracic spine dysfunction boneill Clinical Reasoning 2 12-06-2008 07:51 PM


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 02:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SomaSimple © 2004 - 2014