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— Place the patient in the "end" position of the activity where all the agonist muscles are shortened.

— The patient holds that position while the therapist resists all the components. Use all the basic procedures to facilitate the patient's muscles.

— Ask the patient to relax. Move the patient, passively a short distance back in the opposite direction, then ask the patient to return to the 'end' position.

End range of Functional act

Start range

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D Fig. 3.8. Replication: patients learn step by step to execute the whole activity. (Drawing by Ben Eisermann)

Exercise or teach functional activities Use all the Basic Procedures for facilitation

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