MYOFASCIAL, FIBROMYALGIA, TRIGGER POINTS, PAIN

Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Tech. Vol. 1

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Author: Leon Chaitow
Author: Judith Walker DeLany
Media Format: hardback
Pages: 469
Language: English
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Publication Date: 2002
ISBN: 9780443062704

Volume 1: The Upper Body. This book presents the theories, validation & techniques of manual treatment for both chronic and acute neuromuscular pain and somatic dysfunction.

Volume 1 focuses on the management of the soft tissues of the upper body. Key features· Comprehensive one step text on the management of somatic pain and dysfunction· Al muscles covered from perspective of assessment and treatment of myofascial pain· Describes the normal anatomy and physiology as well as the common dysfunctions· Provides indications for treatments and guidance on making the appropriate treatment choice for each patient· Gives practical step-by-step descriptions for each technique· Describes the different neuromuscular techniques (NMT) in relation to the joint anatomy involved· Includes muscle energy, myofascial release and positional release techniques as well as NMT to offer a variety of treatment options for each case· Particular attention is paid to the location and treatment of trigger points· Covers manual and complementary techniques· Provides guidance for the patient in the use of self-help approaches· Highly illustrated with two-colour printing throughout· Up-to-date, evidence based and