Frontal Plane Postural Analysis
Coupling of Temporal to Sphenoid -
Functional Leg Length Discrepancy occurs with asymmetrical abnormal foot pronation (Rothbart 2006)
Two of the most common foot structures that result in abnormal foot pronation are
Postural Analysis (See Animation above)
Ascending Pure Postural Models -salient findings from my research between 2002 - 2013
Anterior Innominate rotation
Reciprocity between the innominate bones and the temporal bones
Sagittal Plane Postural Analysis
Ascending Postural Distortional Model (Rothbart 2002)
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Rothbart BA 2013. Prescriptive Insoles and Dental Orthotics Change the Frontal Plane Position of the Atlas (C1), Mastoid, Malar, Temporal and Sphenoid Bones: A Preliminary Study. Journal of Cranio Manidibular and Sleep Practice, Vol 31(4):300-308.
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