- Impaired or altered function of related components of the somatic (body framework) system: skeletal, arthrodial and myofascial structures, and their
- related vascular, lymphatic, and neural elements.
•Documented and named by the direction of preferred motion (i.e. the direction it likes to move).
•In other words, somatic dysfunction is described by its health, not its disease.
***somatic dysfunction and restrictive barriers are opposite***