Movement Maps are used to discover how to move and position the back.
Movement Maps represent the normal range of mobility when symptom free and are used throughout the Back-in-Rehab Programme to enhance awareness and understanding of movement.
- Green arrows represent movement.
- Green dots represents the current position.
Imagine looking down at the top of your head as you stand inside a circle
The outer circle represents the extremes of movement in different directions
Green arrows represent the direction and extent of movement
The green dot is used to represent the current position at any given moment in time.
With the green dot is in the centre of the movement map where there is maximal potential for movement in ALL directions
This indicates a position near the limit of forward bending