Football Soccer – Euro 2016 – Germany Training – Stade Camille Fournier, channelnewsasia.com
DO WE NEED TO RETHINK INJURY TREATMENT IN PRO FOOTBALL/SOCCER?
Can investment in the old fallen paradigm of sports medicine lead to losing a lot of money and performance.? Can the parameters measuring the investment, like projected ROI (appearances, goals, assists, lifespan, future transfer value, etc) might be at risk? A CL player out with injury for a month cost about 500,000 Euro. (Ref, UEFA Medical Symposium Athens 2018)
We can never understand the whole human by studying the parts. (Reductio ad absurdum)
In the normal state of science, the basic paradigm is not questioned, but only when, over a period of time, several observations lead central statements of the paradigm ad absurdum, does science enter the “extraordinary” state, of the new paradigm. (Thomas S.Kuhn )
My name is Mr. Inge Jarl Clausen. I’m Norwegian and I live in Kiefersfelden, Bayern, Germany.
Maybe is time to take a critical look at the explosive injury statistic, long-lasting injuries and why so many injuries are so persistent?
If we are not afraid of asking some questions like.
– Has sports medicine failed in healing long-lasting injuries?.
– Do we have to rethink injury treatment?
If the answers are Ja? What can be the reasons – and what do we have to do differently?
Here an article on the topic. ” reductionistic approaches”. 5th March 2018
“Let us rethink research for ACL injuries: a call for a more complex scientific approach”
“Humans forms a biological system with an inherent capability to adapt to changes. This is also where the complexity lies, as large inter-individual differences may arise as to how humans respond to changes”
Activation of the nervous system dramatically changes rehab progressions and times, but this is often if not always overlooked. Massage etc, and tissue damage both from injury and surgery puts the whole system in a protective state where all regenerative processes naturally slow down. G.Gueli
Thornquist (1992) says that the gap between the health professional conceptual world and the intuitive and often silent experience world shows the need for a clarification of the dualism/reductionism and its consequences.
A basic feature of Vegetative training is an understanding of how a state of tension can occur, amplifies and builds into a chronic state without the possibility of liberation (see Ursin, tonic activation). The concept of Allostatic overload. This is always a limitation in bio-mechanical functionallity
To me our bio-mechanic is limited by our history of emotional load and suppressed biological vitality, saturated in adaptive physiology. Characterized by the imperfect/lacking contact with basic and spontaneous biologically determined movements.
In my opinion the imperfect biomechanical movement/flexibility/stability plays a major role in non contacts injury. If this is not solved as a part of injury treatment then the injury might come back as it was or as a compensating injury. I recommend any injured athlete to ask their medical team, how do i get a less injury prone bio-mechanic?
For those who wants to look there are hundreds of scientific studies showing that a reductionistic approach to injury treatment has little or no effect. Maybe they have to research if reductionistic approach has ill effect on injury treatment?
Here some further thoughts I have on injury treatment. I have asked my self some questions.
What happens to the complexity – auto regulation process of the organism when we touch, manipulate, use invasive methods? Is it problematic?
Should some practises of today’s sport medicine and physiotherapy be avoided?
Our self-regulating capacity is present in the most damaged,and always accessible as a healing force.This does not mean that any individual without help can make use of the self-regulating force, but it is there. Its our biological vitality and unconscious in its function.
“Regarding the body’s self- regulating capacity, touching/manipulating of the patient’s body by the therapist will be contra-indicated. The patient himself will return to his own growth promoting self- regulating capacity if he is permitted to do this in his own tempo.
Self-healing and recovery always starts centrally in the organism,( party through experience conditioned epi genetic mechanisms) and then spreads peripheral to all other biochemical, physiological, somatic, emotional and cognitive processes. It has its origin in the Vegetative system/processes, Counter-productive is a touching /manipulative approach to the organism. It can be problematic . Because it adds disturbance to adaptive physiology and the expanding self-healing/self-regulation processes/functions.
To me some approaches of physio and other invasive method can be seen as a attack on the human organism and will be fought back by the adaptive physiology.(compensated by adaptive physiology and might create unsolvable vegetative contradictions) It can lay the ground for long lasting injuries, (maybe influence settings of genetic rebuild/programmingg?)
To me a footballer who repeatedly is treated with touching-invasive therapy risk having a injury last long.
Our organism is saturated with emotional disturbance. Adaptive physiology(the body) is emotions”.
I believe our range of social behaviour-performance is limited by our human physiology, ref. Polyvagal Theory (including the concept of neuroception).
The human organism saturated with experience
More and more scientist are questioning the theoretical foundation of medicine. Some say the biomedical model of contemporary evidence-based medicine has failed.
” Human experiences are not only absent from contemporary evidence-based medicine, it is in fact explicitly eliminated by the mathematical analyses performed during assembling of evidence biology”.
“A present theory-driven synthesis of new scientific knowledge from a number of disciplines, including epigenetics, psycho-neuro-endocrino-immunology, stress research and systems biology, based on articles in recognised scientific journals and other academic journals shows experiences are of Paramount Importance for our life and development.”
Descartian – mechanistic-dualistic thinking
Contemporary medical science divide the human organism in parts. And treat each part separately ignoring the whole complexity of the organism. (for me to have permanent recovery/healing the whole selfhealing capacity of the organism must be activated and give time for selfregulation)
“The traditional scientific methodology of biomedicine fails to take account of the self-aware, meaning-seeking, purposeful and relational nature of humans.”
“Doctors therefore lack theoretical understanding of how experiences associated with self-image, relations and values become «inscribed» in the body”.
“An organism’s interpretation of and response to signals from its surroundings
“Challenges (microbiological, thermal, climatic, chemical, physical, mental, relational etc.) activate evolutionary conserved sense organs . After processing, the signals are transmitted to the central nervous system, immune system, autonomous nervous system, endocrine(hormone) system (the organisms adaptive systems – vegetative system) – before the organism makes a response.”
!The response will depend on the context in which the stimulus is presented, as well as on the previous experience (disturbances stored in the neuro physiological foundation for communication, attachment, self regulation and emotion) and development of the organism’s adaptive systems.”
This means that two individuals with the same genetic make-up (identical twins with identical DNA) may experience a given stimulus differently and also make a different response to it, as a result of experience-conditioned epigenetic processes..”
“During the past decade, empirical documentation has demonstrated that experience – the information that an individual acquires during a lifetime of sensing and acting – is of fundamental biological relevance. Unfortunately, such experience does not lend itself easily to standardised interpretation; it is always an experience of something for someone, in a unique context (2). In this article, we attempt to exemplify the importance of subjective experiences for health!.
“New knowledge from integrative research projects reveals a urgent need for both theoretical and practical reorientation in medicine with respect to understanding health, on both the individual and the community level”.
Maybe the time has come for Medical science to put the organ-specific approach/thinking to rest, and go back to the basic of human self-regulation?
Maybe ask if there is an optimal position for self-regulation? What kind of movement does the organism use to self-regulate? And can self-regulation be accelerated? Without using any outside interference.
Self-regulation based – experience orientated – injury treatment
To me it looks like the self-regulation processes/functions/capacity and movements of the human organism, is not so much in focus in contemporary medical injury treatment?
In Norway there exist a little known medical/psychological tradition.
For more than 60 years it has studied how experiences characterizes our organism. How experiences shapes our body and mind. And developed a method to transform/remove and let the organism self-regulate/self-heal out not so good experiences and their symptoms. (disturbance in adaptive physiology). Using the organism self regulation movements.
The method is an incredibly powerful way of putting the homoeostasis (performance characteristic) of an organism in movement, to support an in depth
transformation of its dynamic. One session about 45 min. Targeting the imperfect/lacking contact with basic and spontaneous biologically determined movements that characterize the human organism. This contact may be more or less disturbed, but it is always disturbed.
The name of the tradition is Self-regulated based and Experience orientated vegetotherapy. Adapted to sport I call it Vegetative Training (VGT).
Im sending you good vibes here from Bayern, Germany.