Duchenne-Becker Muscular Dystrophy

Science / Genetics / Duchenne-Becker Muscular Dystrophy: The most common and severe form of muscular dystrophy: transmitted as an x-linked trait. X-linked recessive. Symptoms include onset at 2-5 years with difficulty with gait and stairs, enlarged calf muscles, progression to wheelchair by adolescence, shortened life span.

Other Words for Muscular

Muscular Verb Synonyms: sinewy, brawny, burly, powerful, powerfully built, strapping, rugged, husky, robust, athletic, sturdy, well-muscled, broad-shouldered

Neuromuscular Reprogramming

Health / Massage / Neuromuscular Reprogramming: Neuromuscular Reprogramming (NMR) uses muscle testing to assess dysfunctions of the coordination system resulting from traumatic injury and overuse. It cues the brain for new learning resulting in the MORE

Neuromuscular Junction

Science / Biology / Neuromuscular Junction: The point where a motor neuron attaches to a muscle cell. MORE

Neuromuscular Therapy

Health / Massage / Neuromuscular Therapy: This comprehensive program of soft-tissue manipulation balances the body’s central nervous system with the musculoskeletal system. Based on neurological laws that explain how the central nervous sys MORE

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)

Health / Fitness / Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF): Stretching exercises used to increase an individuals flexibility. MORE

St. Johns Neuromuscular Therapy

Health / Massage / St. Johns Neuromuscular Therapy: St. John’s neuromuscular therapy seeks out the cause of pain, focusing on creating a balance between the muscular and nervous systems. This bodywork focuses on five basic principles--biomechanics, i MORE

Soma Neuromuscular Integration

Health / Massage / Soma Neuromuscular Integration: A ten-session system of bodywork, SOMA neuromuscular integration works the fascial network to release chronic, stored structural aberrations; to effectively realign the entire body; and to facilitate MORE