were developed to meet a growing demand by massage therapists,
athletic trainers, physical therapists and other health care practitioners
to obtain an evidence-based education
in the evaluation, detection and treatment of musculoskeletal
lesions. Graduates of these courses know how to
treat orthopedic and sports injuries effectively;
thus, creating a more successful practice.
studied and was certified at the British
Society of Orthopedic Medicine, located at St. Thomas' Hospital
in London, where Dr. Cyriax taught and developed
recognized and respected methods of diagnosis and treatment of
Juan is trained in Orthopedic Medicine, Orthopedic
Therapy, Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy,Manual Therapy,
Functional Rehabilitation, Exercise Therapy, Neuromuscular Therapy,
Myofascial Release, Visceral Manipulation, Positional Release
Muscle Energy Techniques and Massage Therapy --- with over ten
clinical experience. He is a registered member of the Society
Medicine in England, UK, which means that he completed and passed
British Society of Orthopedic Medicine examination proving his
in clinical diagnosis and treatments in orthopedic medicine.
Ruiz-Tagle has integrated his formal studies with over
of clinical experience in relieving pain --- resulting in a unique
orthopedic therapy; one, which FOR
THE FIRST TIME uses evaluation,
detection, and treatment --- together,
in that order!
has been influenced by pioneers in the
field other than Dr. Cyriax; for example: Robin
Brian Mulligan, PT; Dr. Nikolai Bogduk, PhD; Dr. Alf Nachemson,
PhD; Dr. Janet Travell, MD; Geoffrey Maitland, PT; Dr. Werker
Dr. Cyriax developed a method of assessing
the soft tissue of the
musculoskeletal system, using a process of diagnosis by
tension,which uses passive movements to test the inert structures
resistedmovements in order to test the contractile structures.
point was the premise that all pain has a source; and, as
conclusion to that statement, it was clear that to be effective
must reach the source, and must benefit the lesion.
pain has a source"
"All treatment must reach the source"
"All treatment must benefit the lesion"
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