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Functional Movement Screen (FMS)

Your journey into movement begins here.  Movement is the universal language of human expression.  Understanding the how and why of moving well helps us aspire to move often.  Welcome to the Movement Experience.

The Functional Movement Screen dives into the importance and science of movement.  The results of the actual screen itself will allow a better idea of how well each individual allows for proper mobility and stability through various position and motions that we use on an every day basis.  The principle is simple:  Are you moving well?  And are you moving often?

From the Functional Movement Screen itself, it will allow for the ability to:

  • Recognize movement patterns that support work, sports and daily activities.
  • Understand the true relationship that movement patterns play in our health and fitness goals.
  • Identify principles to support the importance of the movement screen itself.
  • Explain the role of mobility, motor control and functional patterns in our fundamental movements.
  • Demonstrate the use of the Functional Movement Screen principles, theories, process and procedures.

The principles of of movement are implemented from the results that are derived from the Functional Movement Screen.  This allows to make the proper programming decisions with more precision, accuracy and purpose.  The results of the screen provide valuable feedback throughout the training process to ensure that we are meeting short-term and long-term movement goals for lifelong health and vitality.

Functional Movement Screen Level 1 Certified

Dr. Harris is a Chiropractic Sports Physician that has attained Level 1 Certification with the Functional Movement Screen.  Under the guidance and tutelage of Dr. Lee Burton and Gray Gook, two of the co-founders of the Functional Movement System, Dr. Harris is now among a select group of healthcare providers that takes a closer look into the value of maintaining proper human movement and applying, or re-establishing optimal movement patters back into the normal daily motions of every patient.

The Functional Movement Screen can play a pivotal and vital role in pinpointing restrictions and limitations that preclude patients from maintaining proper and optimal movement patters.  These sub-optimal movement patterns and subsequent movement compensations could potential predispose individuals to slower recovery, and potential future injuries as well.

At Quint Chiropractic, the Functional Movement Screen can be offered as an individual 1-on-1 screening tool for patients in the office, as well as a tool used at any fitness facility to determine who is moving well, and who isn't.  Whether you are in a public fitness facility, private gym or CrossFit facility, the Functional Movement Screen can help you improve your performance and efficiency, whether you're at the level of weekend warrior or professional athlete alike!

Give our office a call at (910) 392-8896 to find out more information, or to set up a no cost, no obligation 15-minute consultation to see what the Functional Movement Screen can do for you!

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