Testing Weakness vs Inhibition

Many clinicians doing manual muscle test may mistake motor pattern inhibition for true weakness. How do you tell the difference? If someone tests weak, try applying very light resistance and slowly increase. If the pattern/muscle test significantly increases as you gradually increase resistance, the muscles are not weak, the pattern is inhibited.

Testing Weakness vs Inhibition

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bettydroche

My interest in health and fitness started at a young age. Even though I had been educated and trained as an engineer in Europe I always want to follow my passion. I have made some guest appearances on a health educational program TV in Europe and, this experience, has made me follow my passion of sharing wellness information with others.

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