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physicaltherapy: 05 Feb : 06:54 pm

Is there anyone who has gone through CWT6 or type 1 evaluation with FCCPT?
If so, kindly let me know from where can the following deficiencies be fulfilled?
1. History
2. Systems Review
3. Findings that warrant referral
4. Supervision of support staff
5. Documentation

nani: 28 Sep : 04:31 am

plz pleasec tell me where to do phd in india

Nikhilphysio: 02 Jun : 03:55 am

I am working as physiotherapist in Shalby hospital ahmedabad for 4 years. I have passed out from Rajiv gandhi university of health and sciences Bangalore. I want to apply for Newzealand physiotherapy board registration so anyone there from India who got registered as physiotherapist in new zealand please help me.

Arun: 10 May : 12:36 am

Hi Priyank, welcome. Feel free to go through these forum threads returned by search [link]

Priyank: 09 May : 10:28 pm

Hi..need advice. What are the options in Australia after MPT?

Physio Blogs by Arun

Oct 22 2010

Concave-Convex Rule - Explained in Hundred Words

The concave-convex rule is considered to be of great significance in manualtherapy and joint mobilization. Here is a note that will probably help you understand the concept.

Osteokinematic motion (Osteokinematics)
Osteokinematic motions are GROSS MOVEMENT of bones at the joints.

E.g: flexion/extension, abduction / adduction

Arthrokinematic motion (Arthrokinematics)
Arthrokinematics motions are small amplitude ACCESSORY MOVEMENTS at the joint articulating surfaces.

E.g: roll, glide, spin

The Rule:
  1. Convex surface moving on concave surface (which is fixed.)
    -> The osteokinematic motion is in the opposite direction as the arthrokinematic motion.

  2. Concave surface moving on convex surface (which is fixed.)
    -> The osteokinematic motion is in the same direction as the arthrokinematic motion.

A Video
The following video posted by nasypany1 in youtube describes it well. Watch the video below.

There is an evidenced based reviews challenging the concept. One of our user Hardik discusses it in this forum post - [link]