presented by Clare Frank
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Clare Frank, DPT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT
Dr. Frank is a board certified specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) and a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT). She currently serves as a clinical instructor for both the Spine and Sports Rehabilitation Fellowship programs at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles. She has served on the Injury Prevention and Rehab…Read full bio
1. An Introduction to the Functional/Neuromuscular Approach
In this chapter, Dr. Frank describes the underlying premises of musculoskeletal pain, common causes of impairments, differences between cause and source, the role of the sensorimotor system in coordinating stability-mobility continuum, and the relationship between movement patterns and muscle balance.
2. Lower Quarter Evaluation
In this chapter, Dr. Frank describes the structured exam from a movement system perspective, she performs an examination and confirms impairments through careful assessment of muscle length and movement pattern.
3. Lower Quarter Structured Exam - Demonstrations and Findings
This chapter provides in-depth demonstrations that exemplify the importance of home exercises and treatment. Dr. Frank informs participants on how to prioritize treatment strategies and provide daily activity modifications based on the patient's presentation.