Proprioceptive Deep Tendon Reflex P-DTR® Toronto
What is Proprioceptive Deep Tendon Reflex? (P-DTR®)
Most traditional musculoskeletal treatments focus on your body’s hardware system — joints, muscles, bones, ligaments, etc.; however, P-DTR® is a system that combines neurology, biomechanics, neurophysiology, and anatomy to look at your body’s software system. Jose Palomar, an orthopedic surgeon, developed p-DTR® to help understand information from the body’s sensory receptors and motor responses.
Input to Output
P-DTR® is a functional view of the neurological system that focuses on how and what your brain receives in terms of input (information) from all the sensory receptors in your body. Injury, trauma, or even bad habits can disrupt these inputs, leading to chronic pain, discomfort, or dysfunction (output) — even while your body’s mechanics may be in perfect condition. P-DTR® focuses on correcting these inputs or stimuli, cleansing these “communication pathways,” and allowing the body to function optimally.
Proprioceptive Deep Tendon Reflex Pure Motion Toronto
Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Massage Therapists and Osteopaths at Pure Motion Centre utilize P-DTR® to help understand the root cause of the issue. They use a series of precise manual muscle tests and stimuli to the body, including vibration, stretch, pressure, scratch, and sharp, to stimulate sensory receptors and understand the motor response and help to alleviate pain and dysfunction.
Will P-DTR® Toronto practitioners help me?
Benefits of P-DTR® may include: reducing acute or chronic pain quickly, increasing range of motion, strength and stamina and optimizing athletic performance. We have used P-DTR to help patients with concussions, post-operative rehabilitation, headaches, dizziness, tinnitus, neck pain, back pain, and rehabilitation from sports injuries.
What is P-DTR®?
Check out this link to P-DTR USA for more information on how this modality works.
Is there a P-DTR® practitioner near me?
Here is a link to global P-DTR practitioners, or you are welcome to visit Pure Motion Toronto for trained P-DTR® practitioners.
What is the latest research regarding P-DTR®?
Dr. Palomar, P-DTR® founder, continues to research and expand this technique. Here is some latest P-DTR® research