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Biotensegrity - Relevance to injury, treatment and training - a Chiropractor's perspective

Biotensegrity - Relevance to injury, treatment and training - a Chiropractor's perspective (summary)

The human body consists of a combination of parts, structures, joints and soft-tissues, which enable us to move amongst other things. One should view the body as a single or whole structure as everything grew via mitosis (cell division). Structures and tissues within the body have different material properties such as elasticity, strength and more. Our bodies maintain and change shape through a combination of compressive and tensional forces within (Biotensegrity). Loads or forces within the body are continually changing according to the requirements placed on the body. Many people seem to forget that our limbs are relatively heavy and our bodies deal with the force of gravity 24/7. Equally, biotensegrity can change due to injuries (trauma), or tissue adaptions. The full article on Biotensegrity and its relevance - A Chiropractor's perspective explains far more.

Article written by Dr Terry Davis MChiro, DC, BSc (Hons), Adv. Dip. Rem. Massag.,  Cert. WHS.

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