This video demonstrates the basic position, organisation, control and comfort for the patient when setting up a minimal lever manipulation of the Lumbar spine. It further explains where the therapist ideally should position themselves and then the body and hand contact required. Explanation and the physical movements of the patient and therapists are given and made building the barrier to the point of manipulation and the impulse itself is demonstrated.
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Category: Sacro Iliac
Category: Thoracic Spine