Grade 1

Step 1: Print out these forms (if not provided)

PDF - TMR Form
Word Doc - TMR Form
FAB 6 Pic Sheet
Rules to Fixing Myself
TMR (1-100) Scoring Sheet

Step 1.5 - Fill Out Top of Form.

THE VIDEOS ON THIS PAGE ARE NOT
THE SAME AS KINDERGARTEN.
BE SURE TO WATCH AS THE INFORMATION
IN THESE VIDEOS IS WHAT YOU USE
FOR ALL THE REST OF THE GRADES.   

Step 2: Watch 1 of the 2 videos below: Testing the FAB 6 Motions

Watch this video if 1st time on Grade 1
Detailed Explanation & Demo of FAB 6

Fast Demo of
All FAB 6 Motions

OPTIONAL:  Individual Videos of Each of the FAB 6 Motions (for quick review)

Step 3: Watch Video - What if both sides hurt when testing?

Step 4:  Circle the 2 FAB 6 exercises that are the most out of balance left side versus right side. Record the most out of balance exercise as #1 and the second most out of balance exercise as #2.

Step 5:

Step 6: Watch Both Videos - How to Score the FAB 6 exercise.  THESE ARE NOT THE SAME VIDEOS AS IN KINDERGARTEN - SO MAKE SURE TO WATCH

Scoring TMR Exercise

Three Parts of the TMR Score

Step 7: Watch Video - Is there another painful or restricted motion that you would like to test in addition to one of the FAB 6 motions?

Tracking Another Motion is Optional
Here is what it looks like on the form


Step 8:  Watch Video - How to treat

Two Treatment Options

  • 2 - 3 Sets of 10-20 Reps
  • 2-3 Sets of 15-30 seconds pushing farther & farther into end range
  • If doing #2 - Do not just hold it at one point, be sure to go as far as possible

Step 9:  Go ahead and treat yourself

Step 10:  Re-test Bad Side

Step 11:



Step 12: Watch Video - Deciding what to do next

Step 13:  Watch BOTH of the Videos Below - how to fill out form for the #1 FAB 6 exercise

View this one if treating only a FAB 6 motion

View this one if treating a FAB 6 motion and another motion

Where to record the Rule on form.

Step 14:  Go ahead and continue treating yourself. Record on form. Don't forget to tweak when and where needed. Go to next step when finished.

*If your TMR score gets worse, STOP treating immediately and go to next step*

Step 15:  Watch Video - the 3 Rules of Fixing Myself Explained in More Detail

Step 16: Watch the videos below ONLY if one of your TMR Scores gets worse, a new pain comes on, or something funky happens.

What if gets worse

How to fill out if worse

New pain

Something funky

How to record

Step 17: When can you move to the #2 FAB Exercise?

Step 18: If you haven't done so already, finish treating your #1 FAB 6 exercise.

Step 19: Watch Both Videos - Starting your #2 FAB 6 exercise

Starting your #2 FAB 6 Exercise

Tracking #1 & #2 FAB 6 Exercise

Step 20:  MAKE SURE YOU WATCH BOTH OF THESE VIDEOS.  THEY ARE NOT REPEAT VIDEOS FROM ANOTHER GRADE

For those tracking only FAB 6 exercises

For those tracking FAB 6 & another motion

Step 21:  Here is what re-testing will look like when doing your #2 FAB 6 Exercise

Step 22:  Continue treating your 2nd exercise & filling out the form.  If you are at the clinic, continue until there is 5-10 minutes left in the session, then go to next step

Step 23:  What do you do for homework?

  • Take TMR Form(s) and repeat what you did today at home. Bring back in for next session.
  • Repeat exercises (with or without form) 2 more times each day.

Step 24: Fill Out Patient Section of Form

Step 25 - Mark off what was done on checksheet.

Click Here for Checksheet as PDF
Click Here for Checksheet as EXCEL

Watch Video - if you don't know how to fill out checksheet

FINAL STEP - Turn in form to instructor.[CLINICIANS OR ONLINE PATIENTS: Take a cell phone picture of your TMR form and text it to me at 919 749 2106 or email form to totalmotion@gmail.com or fax form to 919-443-1205]

If at any time you have a question or are curious about anything at all and would like to ask, don't hesitate to text or call me at 919-749-2016 or email me at totalmotion@gmail.com.  I really love taking the time to make sure each and everyone of you understand the TMR material.  From time to time there might be something your curious about or sticks in your craw the wrong way and if you get one of those times . . . reach out to me!  I promise you won't be bothering me.  I enjoy sharing TMR.  Common topics that people reach out to me for are: more about research, how to progress a patient, more theory of why it works, etc.  If you are not finding this course to be at least a 9 out of 10 on a satisfaction scale then contact me, I can help make a difference. PS: I also love to hear about success stories too!

Congrats - Click Here for Next Grade

Below Is More Info For Clinicians
(Optional for Patients)

Watch one or two videos per grade level.
The videos are at the bottom of each grade (1-8)