Kinesiology pointers for Heterolateral Movement Patterns
MANUAL MUSCLE TESTING
Anatomical descriptions and accurate tests can be referenced here:
MUSCLES – TESTING AND FUNCTION Kendall and Kendall
The act of performing these tests is in itself therapeutic, helping us to better coordinate holistic motor function.
The tests and corrections described here are from:
TOUCH FOR HEALTH – THE COMPLETE EDITION John and Matthew Thie
TESTS AND CORRECTIONS
Challenge energy balance by:
Cross lateral muscle testing (eg: Right-arm/left-leg)
Vision (tracking and convergence)
Neck muscles on AP line
These muscle tests are contralateral/”mirror” tests (IE: right arm/left leg adduction).
Spinal Reflexes for bilateral weakness: PAGE 47; 48-50; 84
Correction is 14 muscle balance, ESR, Gait Points (front/back) etc