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Somatic Dysfunction: Updating the Concept

Fryer, Gary (1999) Somatic Dysfunction: Updating the Concept. Australian Journal of Osteopathy, 10 (2). pp. 14-19. ISSN 1035-6274

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Somatic dysfunction has been a concept central to osteopathic philosophy and practice for most of this century1. Hypothetical models like the facilitated segment have attempted to explain the clinical findings of somatic dysfunction. It is now time for a major reassessment of these concepts as current evidence force us to question fundamental principles behind previous explanations, and search for more plausible models.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: somatic dysfunction, osteopathic lesion
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 320000 Medical and Health Sciences
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
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Depositing User: Mr Angeera Sidaya
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2006
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2017 00:47
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