Clinical Conversation: Alternate Grips for Upper Limb Rehab (June 2022)

This transcript includes highlights from the live, interactive session of our Clinical Conversation: Alternate Grips for Upper Limb Rehab. 

If you missed the live webinar, you can read about using alternate grips for upper limb rehab in your clinical Pilates practice, below. 

Please join our next live event, where you can participate in our Case Study discussion and Q&A session. 

Check out our upcoming Clinical Conversations here

 

GRIP & GRASP

  • Grip and Grasp Anatomy: The carpals.
    • The carpus is designed to increase the tension in the tendons of the fingers (both extensors and flexors) and optimise these movements.
    • The proximal row are functionally separate from the distal row.
    • Flexion of the wrist initially occurs between these two rows, with the scaphoid acting as a bridge, so that in the final stage of flexion the whole carpus moves as a single unit.
    • The same occurs in...
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Clinical Conversation: Working With Scoliosis (June 2022)

This transcript includes highlights from the live, interactive session of our Clinical Conversation: Working With Scoliosis. 

If you missed the live webinar, you can read about how to use clinical Pilates to work with scoliosis below. 

Please join our next live event, where you can participate in our Case Study discussion and Q&A session. 

Check out our upcoming Clinical Conversations here

 

WHAT IS SCOLIOSIS?

  • Scoliosis is a side to side, three dimensional curve of the spine, involving curves in the sagittal, coronal, and transverse planes.
  • In addition to the spinal curves, scoliosis also presents with a concave and  convex hemithorax.
  •  Despite the fact that scoliosis exists in three dimensions, it is defined an measured by curves in the coronal plane.
    • for a diagnosis of Scoliosis, a patient needs to have a Cobb angle of more than ten degrees.
  • Scoliosis affects the...
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