The Fascial Continuum Model

A New Philosophical and Practical Approach for Enhancement of Athletic Performance and Treatment of Musculo-skeletal Dysfunction and Pain

From its inception, osteopathy has had an interest in the interwoven relationship of human structure and function. Although numerous practitioners have documented this over the past 100 years, a concrete mechanism of this dramatic relationship has been elusive. The fascial continuum model offers both possible explanations of the apparent truisms, and insight into paradoxes that are commonly seen in athletic injuries and in musculo-skeletal pain and dysfunction. Potentially this model may be able to tie together divergent practices and philosophies used in treating athletic injuries and musculo-skeletal pain into comprehensive yet sensible manner…

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