Treatment
 
 
 
DISCUSS - past & present health, medication, operations, illnesses, current problem
 
OBSERVE - posture, range of movement
 
EVALUATE - painful &/or restricted areas
 
DIAGNOSIS - differential/working diagnosis & treatment plan
 
TREATMENT - muscle massage, joint articulation & manipulation, ultrasound,                                     medical acupuncture (within guidelines), muscle energy technique,                               functional technique
 
ADVICE - posture, rest /exercise, hot/cold therapy, referral to other professionals