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Corrective Exercises for Movement System Impairment

Shirley Sahrmann Exercises

These Shirley Sahrmann exercises provide musculo-skeletal healthcare practitioners with exercises to correct faulty movement patterns and imbalances.

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The Shirley Sahrmann exercises are directed at two aspects of correction. The first is to optimize the activation of specific muscles that have been identified as deficient by manual muscle testing or active motion. The second aspect is to correct performance of specific movements associated with daily activities.
The aim of the exercises is to perform all joint motions in a manner consistent with the kinesiology of the joint, intra-limb motions, inter-limb motions as well as total body motions. The exercises should be selected based on observations of movement patterns and tests of muscle performance which include length, strength, stiffness and activation factors.

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Body areas
Back Extensors,  Hip Hip Abductors,  Hip Adductors,  Hip Extensors,  Hip Flexors,  Hip Lateral Rotators,  Knee,  Knee Extensors,  Knee Flexors,  Neck,  Scapula Retractors,  Scapula,  Upward Rotators,  Shoulder Abductors,  Shoulder Extensors,  Shoulder Flexors, Shoulder, Lateral Rotators, Shoulder Medial Rotators, Shoulder Stabilizers, Trunk and Back, Trunk Flexors, Trunk Rotators, Trunk Stabilizers,

Chair or Stool, Pillow or Towel, Table or Bench or Bed, Without Equipment, 

Abduction, Adduction, Extension, External Rotation, Flexion, Internal Rotation, Retraction, Rotation and Circumduction, Upward Rotation, 

Active and Dynamic Stretching, AROM, Control Extension, Control Flexion, Control Neutral, Control Rotation, Evidence, Module Info, Movement Control and Stability, Working Environment

Starting position
Lying (prone), Lying (supine), On All Fours, Sidelying, Sitting, Standing

Other keywords
Active Stretching, Author, Bird dog, Bodyweight, CKC, Diastasis recti, Hip hinge, Multi-joint, OKC, Passive Stretching, Proprioception, Rehab, Rotation, Single leg stand, Single-joint, Stability, Upper back

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