Motus Melior

About us

Our approach

By integrating scientific and experiential evidence and the synergistic work of an interdisciplinary team of experts, we help you successfully to recover from an injury or painful syndrome and improve your health, fitness and performance in sports and daily life.

Optimizing health, performance, and well-being

The human body and mind are a very complex and adaptable systems.  In order successfully to transform an individual's health, performance and well-being, it is necessary to consider the complexity of the individual's interaction with the environment (epigenetics) and the complex interdependence of a person's physical, emotional, energy and mental state.

The uniqueness of our approach to optimizing the human health, performance and well-being of athletes and non-athletes is based on striking a balance between the physical, emotional, energy and mental components of the human body and mind. At the outset, it is necessary to determine which of the aforementioned components of the human body and mind deviate most from balance, thus limiting the biological vitality and adaptability to the environment (stress) of each individual. Based on this information, gathered through extensive diagnostics, it is possible to customize more precisely an intervention that, with a minimum of expenditure of time, energy and other resources, will achieve the desired transformation:

  • Balance the physical, emotional, energy and mental component of the individual
  • Improve the overall health, reduce the risk of injury and illness, as well as slow down the individual’s aging process
  • Enhance every client’s biological vitality, appearance, fitness and sports and daily performance
  • Enable the body to optimally adapt to its environment and successfully recover from daily physical, mental and emotional stress.

Treatment of injuries and pain syndrommes

Sports and traumatic injuries to the locomotor system, as well as degenerative disorders, or non-specific pain syndromes are our constant companions in life with a potential to limit considerably our functioning and quality of life.

The uniqueness of MM’s approach to an injury and pain conditions treatment is based on two approaches – process-oriented approach and bio-psyco-social approach. Within the process-oriented approach, there are three processes through which a patient may fully recover or get better:

  • Reparation
  • Adaptation
  • Symptom alleviation

The determination which of these processes would critically contribute to a particular patient’s recovery and the selection of adequate procedures that facilitate the process play a key role in our process-oriented approach.

Tissue restoration or reparation contributes considerably to a patient’s recovery after acute sports and traumatic injuries. The following procedures are applied to stimulate optimal tissue healing: physical therapy (cryotherapy, ultrasound, laser, etc.), relief in the acute phase of recovery and progressive loading of tissue in the later stages of recovery (kinesitherapy, training sessions).

Adaptation contributes considerably to a patient’s recovery after a long-term immobilisation and physical inactivity. The primary procedure by which we stimulate the adaptation is the application of targeted exercises and progressive loads put on the locomotor system (kinesitherapy, training sessions). These processes provoke adaptive changes in numerous human organ systems and tissues – myofascial, bone, nervous, metabolic, cardio-respiratory and endocrine adaptation.

The symptoms and pain alleviation contribute considerably to a patient’s recovery from acute and chronic non-specific pain syndromes, where there is no sign of injuries or tissue degeneration (e.g. lower back pain). The primary procedures by which the symptoms are attenuated include the following: osteopathy, acupuncture, certain physics-related procedures (shock wave) and an adequate workload (kinesitherapy).

In addition to the mentioned process-oriented approach, the following is considered in the treatment of injuries and painful disorders: psycho-social and emotional factors, lifestyles, beliefs, and the behaviour of our patients. Namely, it is well known that all these factors may have a considerable influence on pain perception and the success of recovery.

The combination of these two approaches – the process-oriented and the bio-psycho-social approach – characterises the work of our team of osteopaths, physiotherapists and kinesitherapists who have specialised in the prevention, conservative and post-surgery treatment, management of injuries and painful conditions of the locomotor system, all in cooperation with prominent Croatian physicians.

The following are some of the most relevant techniques, methods and procedures we use in order to facilitate repair, adaptation and symptom alleviation in the patients:

  • Osteopathy
  • Physical therapy
  • Acupuncture and dry-needling therapy
  • Kinesitherapy
  • Dynamic neuromuscular stabilization (DNS)
  • Blood flow restriction training
  • Isokinetic diagnostics and work-out
  • Pneumatic resistance training
  • Isoinertial resistance training (eccentric overload)
  • Kinesiotaping

For the last two years, I have been successfully working with Professor Marković on regeneration, fitness and recovery from injuries and pain.

Bruno Petković, football player (GNK Dinamo and U21 Croatian national football team)

Working with Professor Goran Marković was exceptional - fast, high quality and efficient. We can be proud to have such an expert at our side.

Sandra Perković, discus thrower, winner of two gold medals at the Olympics

Professor Marković's knowledge and skill have greatly helped me to come back into the field as soon as possible after an injury or painful condition and in good physical state.

Arijan Ademi, football player (GNK Dinamo and Macedonian national football team)

Motus Melior has helped me numerous times in my career, both in the rehabilitation of injuries from which I came back even stronger, as well as in my conditional plan and nutrition and regeneration.

Luka Šebetić, handball player (Tremblay en France)

Thanks to the Motus Melior team, a back injury that jeopardized my career is behind me, and at the same time I improved the function of my hips and torso.

Damir Martin, rower, two-time silver medalist at the Olympics

Unfortunately, injuries are an integral part of professional sports. That is why it is important to have an expert team on your side, such as Professor Marković's.  The comfortable and beautiful atmosphere of Motus Melior, with its professional and expert staff, is a winning combination for a quick recovery.

Ivan Buljubašić, water poloist (Olympiacos CFP and the Croatian national water polo team)

I have been working with the Motus Melior Center and Professor Marković for 3 years. I am extremely pleased with the collaboration so far as they have helped me a lot in recovering from my injuries and improving my fitness. I look forward to continuing this collaboration in the future.

Filip Benković, football player (Lester City FC and U21 Croatian national football team)

On my manager's recommendation, two years ago I started working with Professor Marković and the Motus Melior Center in the field of injury prevention and treatment and conditioning. So far, I am extremely pleased with the cooperation.  I recommend them fully.

Matej Mitrović football player (Club Brugge KV and Croatian national football team)

Professor Marković is a person I place my trust in. I have been collaborating with the professor and the Motus Melior team for over 6 years, and this collaboration is gaining new dimensions every year.  This has greatly contributed to my professional sports development.

Filip Krovinović , football player (West Bromwich Albion FC)

I have been working with Professor Marković and the Motus Melior team for 5 years and it is with their help that I am where I am today.

Lovro Mayer, football player (GNK Dinamo and U21 Croatian national football team)

This project was co-financed by European Union from European Regional Development Fund. All material content is the sole responsibility of Motus Melior company.

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