contractile and non contractile dysfunction and muscle grading

Contractile and non contractile dysfunction, Manual Grading

Contractile and Non Contractile dysfunction: Cyriax provides one model for distinguishing contractile (muscle) lesions from non-contractile (example. joint) lesions by comparing responses to various tests of active and passive movements. Cyriax divide musculoskeletal structures into contractile and non-contractile elements for diagnosis purposes. Contractile elements consist of muscle with its tendons and its attachments. Non-contractile elements include all other structures such …

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