Functional Manual Release

by Gary Gray |  Date Released : 01 Aug 2004

  • Introduction
  • The Hips – Primary source of dysfunction
  • How do I get them to do what I want?
  • The Butt has a brain and the hips shut down & domino effect 
  • Assessing hip function and follwing hip reaction on the body
  • Causative cures – basing assessments on function
  • Test = Exercise = Test 
  • Manual Therapy vs. FUNCTIONAL Manual Therapy
  • Driving a Harley – the power’s not in the hands! Powers in the body – hands compliment and guide the power
  • Empowering the client & AWAKENING the change by stimulating proprioceptors 
  • Tweaking the song the body is already playing – and building the rhythm 
  • How do you know if it works? Immediate feedback – taking away the guesswork

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Gary Gray

About the author: Gary Gray

Gary is the originator and developer of many nationally acclaimed educational programs, including the “Chain Reaction” series of seminars. He is the recipient of the prestigious 2002 John Maley award which recognizes an individual for innovation in physical therapy. Referred to as the leading pioneer and authority in rehab and training, Gary is a respected physical therapist, trainer, educator, author, coach and successful inventor. He has transformed his functional and biomechanical understanding of the body into the most effective performance-enhancement, injury prevention and rehabilitative applications. Gary’s passion for education and sharing, along with his innovation and desire, allows him to translate the complexities of human function into simple and effective techniques. Gary’s goal to enhance the lives of professionals and the lives of those they treat and train.

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