Synergistic Dominance, Arthrokinetic Dysfunction, and Lumbo-pelvic Hip Disorder
excerpted from Dalton (2010) Advanced Myoskeletal Techniques
Synergistic dominance is a self-serving substitution system that allows us to carry on with life even though parts of our structure may be slowly breaking down and decompensating.
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