Extensive List of Overcompensation Pain and Movement Dysfunctions

Posted by on 3/1/2018 to Knee Pain
Extensive List of Overcompensation Pain and Movement Dysfunctions
A pattern of compensation is the body’s attempt to make up for the lack of movement in one area by adding a new movement. More specifically, a compensation pattern is a neuromuscular strategy of including a ‘new’ firing sequence (Motor Units and Muscles) and/or utilizing structural reliance (bones, ligaments, tendons, fascia and joint structures) to supplement or avoid another firing sequence and/or structural reliance.

Essentially, a compensation pattern is an alternate neuromuscular strategy that the body employs when the naturally prescribed neuromuscular strategy is no longer a viable option to use in the creation of a given movement.

Read the follow in-depth article to learn how to prevent and treat active cases of overcompensation and gait related conditions...