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Muscle energy technique: an evidence-informed approach

By Gary Fryer

Abstract

This article describes the principles of evidence-based medicine and how these principles may be\ud implemented in osteopathic practice and applied to the use of muscle energy technique. Because the\ud feasibility of strict adherence to ‘evidence-based’ principles is debated, an approach of ‘evidence informed\ud practice’ is recommended. The principles and diagnostic and treatment practices associated\ud with muscle energy technique are re-examined in light of recent research. Implications for the application\ud of muscle energy are outlined, and recommendations are made regarding clinical practic

Topics: Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL), 1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences, 9299 Other Health, ResPubID22880. evidence-based medicine, osteopathic practic, muscle energy, osteopathic medicine, muscle energy technique, MET
Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.vu.edu.au:7650

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