In this video, Dr. Faulkner demonstrates how she works on the adductor muscle group over clothing in a variety of techniques, including pin and stretch and scraping.
Working the adductors over clothing this way will save you a lot of time compared to treating on the skin.
If you need to work the tissues in conjunction with exercise therapy, these techniques will save you a lot of time.
In this video Dr. Faulkner demonstrates how she treats the lateral hip generally, working over the clothing with her patient in a sidelying position.
When working the piriformis, you may want to work over clothing and be hands off, depending on patient modesty concerns, as well as for expediency.
In this video, Dr. Faulkner demonstrates how she treats the piriformis over clothing with T Tool in a variety of ways.
In this video, Dr. Faulkner demonstrates the ways she works on her patients’ rectus femoris muscle with T Tool over clothing in a supine position.
There are times when you don’t need to use your hands to perform a prone rib mobilization. In this video, Dr. Faulkner teaches how she uses T Tool to assist with this type of mobilization in a way that reduces hand stress.
Tensor Fasciae Latae
Working the tensor fasciae later (TFL) with your hands in a sidelying position can be fatiguing for you as the provider.
In this video, Dr. Faulkner shows how she uses T Tool over clothing to treat the TFL in a variety of ways, including scraping, massage, and pin and stretch.
Sometimes you want to work your patients or clients upper traps quickly, without needing to work directly on the skin, apply lotion/oil, clean the skin, etc.
Dr. Faulkner teaches in this video how to quickly and effectively treat the upper traps over clothing with T Tool
About Dr. Faulkner
Dr. Faulkner is a sports chiropractor and owner of Apex Sports Medicine in Austin, TX.
Dr. Faulkner also teaches fitness professionals movement and exercise principles in live seminars.
Additionally, after building a thriving practice from zero over the last 5 years, she is mentoring other therapists on how to start and build their practices.
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