General info


Impairments in the osseous, articular and muscular systems, peripheral and central nervous system, as well as the biomechanical components of the movement system could be the factors that cause and maintain your problem. Identifying all the contributing factors is the key to functional diagnosis and effective intervention. This is achieved with a detailed diagnostic process, with emphasis on the relations between the history of your problem, the examination of your body systems (muscles, joints, neural and control systems), the behavior of your pain, your life style, imaging and other exams you have already taken; it means also screening for pathologies that need to be addressed by your doctor, and take in account believes you have about your problem and negative coping strategies. Like putting together the single pieces of a puzzle gives meaning to the whole picture, result of the diagnostic process will help to choose meaningful therapeutical goals and, as a consequence, the interventions and techniques used during the treatment sessions.