Part A: Regional Interdependence: A clinical model in musculoskeletal therapy

Presented by: Taso Lambridis, BSc Physio MSc Sports Medicine

Taso Lambridis is a Physiotherapist with over 20 years of experience treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal disorders and has worked in varied clinical settings in South Africa, the UK as well as Australia. He is currently the Clinic Director of Spinal Synergy Physiotherapy, a private practice which focuses on treating the spine and pelvis. In addition to his Physiotherapy degree he also completed a Masters Sports Medicine degree from the University of Nottingham in the UK.

Taso is also involved in providing CPD training to Physiotherapists and other manual therapists, his main areas of teaching are the SIJ-Pelvis, Muscle Energy Technique (MET) & Myofascial Release. He is particularly interested in the inter-related function of the body and using methods that aim to facilitate mormal movement patterns.

Presentation Summary:

This presentation introduces Regional Interdependence as a clinical model for treating muscoluskeletal dysfunction. The aim is to introduce this model to clinicians and explore apsects that they can use to enhance their clinical reasoning and treatment decision making. Also to be discussed is how Regional Interdependence is integrated into the Biopsychosocial Model for treating pain and dysfunction.


Presentation Outline:

10min: Introducing Regional Interdependence

5min: The Kinetic Chain Model

5min: Regional Interdependence as a treatment framework

10min: The Biopsychosocial Model

10min: Other models of an integrated body system


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