The FDM model therapy is used by qualified therapists with great success in physiotherapy, orthopedics and traumatology, neurology, pediatrics, angiology as well as in internal diseases (after medical consultation).
Based on a thorough interview, examination in accordance with the assumptions of the FDM model and the general assessment of the patient’s complaints, the therapist declares himself ‘in support’ or ‘against’ treatment with the FDM model.
Diagnosis in the FDM model is based on three pillars – medical interview, body language and palpation. The patient’s body language is of particular importance in the diagnosis of FDM. Each gesture is strictly assigned to a specific distortion.
Through proper interpretation, these intuitive gestures can be deciphered and point directly to the deformation of the fascial system, responsible for a wide range of ailments and diseases.
The detailed examination and medical history, including etiology and pathogenesis, constitute a specific foundation of the history of FDM and have a direct impact on both further prophylaxis and the treatment process itself.
X-rays, blood tests, etc. are also included in the course of the examination.
After ruling out any contraindications and defining the exact treatment goal, the therapist can correct the distortions using tailored techniques.
Partial pressure is applied to individual points or intermuscular connections.
Other joint deformities can be treated with traction and compression.
Also, surface treatment of the fascia can relieve some discomfort.
The treatment is immediate and can therefore be immediately assessed by the patient and the therapist. An integral part of the FDM therapy is: education, homework, prophylaxis, complementary techniques to suppress the tissue and the patient. Treatment with the FDM model is continued if, as a result of e.g. increased range of motion or improvement of deep sensation, further painful or painless distortions appear, disturbing the function and form of any part of the motor system.
In the absence of a therapeutic effect, the patient undergoes further, extended FDM diagnosis.
FDM therapy shows the highest therapeutic efficacy in patients in the age range from the fourth week of life to 122 years (Jeanne Calment).
Due to the high efficiency of this method, the FDM therapists perform fewer procedures to achieve the assumed therapeutic goal. National health care funds do not yet refund the costs of such treatment, despite a very clear benefit which is a shorter recovery time. For more information on treatment costs, it is recommended that you contact the therapist or the physician who refers the FDM therapy.
Fasciae are a part of the connective tissue and form the basic structure of the human body. Without the connective tissue the human body would be rather amorphous. Exposing the fascia to damage, overload, infections, inflammation, reparations, compensations and adaptations, e.g. as a result of a traffic accident or currently poor psychomotor condition, may be responsible for acute and chronic pain manifesting in the form of deformations of the fascial system.
The practical application of the FDM model enables an immediate therapy of these ailments. Through targeted examination, the triggering factors are identified and corrected with the help of special manual procedures carried out by qualified therapists.
The FDM therapists undergo a multi-stage training process according to GFDMO guidelines and guarantee competent and safe treatment. The certificates obtained by the therapists: The FDM Practitioner, The FDM Certified Practitioner and The FDM Advance Practitioner confirm not only the level of commitment to understanding the FDM model but also their practical skills.