Describes the alteration of the normal dynamic, anatomic, or physiologic relationships of contiguous articular surfaces; a motion segment in which alignment, movement integrity, or physio function is altered, although contact between surfaces remains intact; an aberrant relatioship.....
Describes aggregate of signs and symptoms that relates to the pathophysiology or dysfunction of spinal and pelvic motion segments or to the peripheral joints
Term used to describe a theoretic model of motion segment dysfunction that incorporates the complex interaction of pathologic changes in nerve, muscle, ligamentous, vascular, and connective tissues
Describes joint mechanics that show areas of disturbances of function without structural change- subtle joint dysfunctions that affect quality and ROM of joint.
Impaired or altered function of related components of the somatic system; skeletal, arthrodial, and myofascial structures; and related vascular, lymphatic, and neural elements