How Ligament Injuries Cause Symptoms

Published December 5, 2015

I hear a lot in practice that "my "so-and-so says that my muscles are tight and that is why I hurt". We know why our patients have "muscle tightness", abnormal mechanics disrupting mechanoreception. When our spines are in abnormal positions it will cause muscles to behave differently. We need to address the primary problem-- abnormal spinal shape and mechanics. Below is a paper written from Punjabi out of Yale where he give a great illustration of how this happens. This is one of the reasons I tell my patients "until we fix the primary issue which is your . . .

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