Soft-Tissue Manipulation

A Practitioner's Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Soft-Tissue Dysfunction and Reflex Activity

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Soft-Tissue Manipulation
A Practitioner's Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Soft-Tissue Dysfunction and Reflex Activity

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Pages : 272

Book Size : 7.38 x 9.75

ISBN-13 : 9780892812769

Imprint : Healing Arts Press

On Sale Date : April 01, 1987

Format : Hardcover Book

Illustrations : 70 two-color illustrations

As techniques of physiotherapy have evolved and distinctions between methodologies have blurred, greater emphasis has been placed on Soft-Tissue Manipulation. Dr. Chaitow provides practitioners and students with up-to-date and complete information on the varieties of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. Revised and expanded, this is a complete and indispensable textbook for students and therapists of all schools.
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About Soft-Tissue Manipulation

Dr. Chaitow provides practitioners and students with a working knowledge of the diagnostic and therapeutic use of neuro-muscular, muscle energy and strain-counterstrain techniques, and covers a number of additional individual techniques and systems involving reflex points and trigger points.
Table of Contents

Table of content

Soft Tissue Manipulation
A Practitioners Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Soft Tissue Dysfunction and Reflex Activity

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter
1. Somatic Dysfunction-The Soft Tissue Component
2. Reflex Areas and Somatic Dysfunction
3. Diagnostic Methods
4. Postural and Emotional Considerations
5. Techniques and Index of Neurolymphatic Reflexes
6. Basic Spinal Neuro-muscular Techniques
7. Basic Abdominal Techniques
8. NMT in Clinical Use
9. Muscle Energy Techniques
10. Modified Strain-Counterstrain (Tender Point) Technique
11. On Energy
Bibliography
Index 

Author Bio
Leon Chaitow is a practicing osteopath, naturopath, and acupuncturist who has served as director of postgraduate studies at the British Naturopathic and Osteopathic College and as consulting editor to the Journal of Alternative Medicine. He is the author of several books on health and alternative medicine for both lay and professional readers including The Acupuncture Treatment of Pain, Amino Acids in Therapy, and Candida Albicans. He also lectures internationally.
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Book Praise

Book Praise

"A completely up-to-date and indispensable textbook for students and therapists of all schools."
American Journal of Acupuncture

"Chaitow is a visionary in bringing together different alternative and complementary health systems and points of view into a form that offers new therapeutic possibilities."
Robert King, American Massage Therapy Association

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