How to Assess Muscle Function and Dysfunction with Muscle Testing

with Earle Abrahamson and Jane Langston

The knowledge of symmetrical movement, range of motion, contractile patterns, resistance and gravity provides a fuller picture of how muscles function individually and in working groups.

As a pre- and post- treatment assessment tool, muscle testing is designed to serve as a helpful guide for treatment choices and progress monitoring in your manual therapy practice.

In this masterclass, you will learn about the principles of muscle testing, different types of this technique as well as potential errors. Demonstrations and clinical examples will help you gain a deeper understanding of the value of muscle testing in clinic, as part of assessment, treatment and rehabilitation.

Earle Abrahamson UK

Earle Abrahamson is an associate professor in sports education and an internationally published author, therapist, psychologist, educator, consultant and teaching fellow. He has worked actively in education and complementary therapies, specialising in soft tissue therapies and rehabilitation. Read more….

Jane Langston UK

Jane Langston is an Amatsu Soft Tissue Therapy practitioner, teacher and author. She worked in the NHS as a Biomedical Scientist for nearly 25 years, specialising in haematology and blood transfusion, as well as other areas of pathology, and remains a Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Science. Read more….

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