What are the indications for muscle energy for ribs?
-Patient unable to relax well
-For Somatic Dysfunction with fibrotic, shortened tissues: Hx of chronic injury; repetitive strain, repetitive abnormal postures
-For Somatic Dysfunction with a muscle spasm component
agonist/ antagonist muscles
-If Tx using ease hasn't worked
-Big, strong patient versus smaller doc
-It's all you know / you're good at it