PT Inquest Session 2: Envelope of Function and Physical Stress Theory

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The concepts of Envelope of Function and Physical Stress Theory are very useful in rehabilitation applications. We review these constructs and give ideas for use in the clinic.

Reference List

  1. Dye SF. The Knee as a Biologic Transmission With an Envelope of Function: A Theory. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 1996;325:10-18. doi:10.1097/00003086-199604000-00003
  2. Dye SF. The Pathophysiology of Patellofemoral Pain: A Tissue Homeostasis Perspective. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2005;NA;(436):100-110. doi:10.1097/01.blo.0000172303.74414.7d
  3. Dye SF, Vaupel GL, Dye CC. Conscious Neurosensory Mapping of the Internal Structures of the Human Knee Without Intraarticular Anesthesia. Am J Sports Med. 1998;26(6):773-777. doi:10.1177/03635465980260060601
  4. Mueller MJ, Maluf KS. Tissue Adaptation to Physical Stress: A Proposed “Physical Stress Theory” to Guide Physical Therapist Practice, Education, and Research. Physical Therapy. 2002;82(4):383-403. doi:10.1093/ptj/82.4.383
  5. Post W, Dye S. Patellofemoral pain: an enigma explained by homeostasis and common sense. Am J Orthop. 2017;46:92–100.

Music by:
Intro – Butta Fly’s Jazz Handz – kcentric –
Transition – The Joy Jacket – Pitx –
Close – See You Later – Pitx –

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