Right Hemiplegia - Any Suggestions?
albe at cnct.com
Tue Mar 19 19:15:35 EST 1996
In article <4iihhv$eqk at disco.iinet.net.au>,
david/web.net.au at web.net.au (David J West) wrote:
>The Feldenkrais method focuses on changing bodily movement patterns,
>thereby promoting the use of the alternate pathways. Since starting
>Feldenkrais, my balance has improved, my weight distribution is more
>even and my gait has become more regular. I walk with less of a limp
>and my arm begins to swing on frequent occasions.
This is the most remarkable case history I have ever heard and a lot of
the credit goes to you. As a physical therapist who enjoys working with
a variety of neurological conditions, your story intrigued me and I am
going to save it on my hard drive for years to come.
But from what little I know of Feldenkrais, I do not find it much
different than other techniques that physical therapists use. PNF
(proprioreceptive neuromuscular facilitation) operates on a similar
premise as Feldenkrais as do Bobath and Root techniques.
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