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Modern Neuromuscular Techniques Leon Chaitow

Modern Neuromuscular Techniques By Leon Chaitow

Modern Neuromuscular Techniques by Leon Chaitow


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Summary

This text explains the significance of local soft tissue dysfunction in its relation to pain and more general musculoskeletal dysfunction. Both European and American versions of neuromuscular techniques (NMT) are detailed.

Modern Neuromuscular Techniques Summary

Modern Neuromuscular Techniques by Leon Chaitow

Another in the Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques series. Neuromuscular techniques (NMT) focus on the assessment and treatment of myofascial trigger points using thumb/finger applications. The book explains the significance of local soft tissue dysfunction in its relation to pain and more general musculoskeletal dysfunction. It goes on to describe clearly the ways in which NMT can be used in assessment and treatment modes to normalise such changes.A further application of NMT as a means of preparing joints for subsequent manipulative attention is also presented. The connection between NMT and other approaches such as Shiatsu and Ayurvedic (traditional Indian) massage methods, is covered. Both European and American versions of neuromuscular techniques (NMT) are detailed. The author is internationally renowned and highly regarded by osteopaths, physical therapists, and chiropractors.(The other 2 books in the series are entitled: Muscle Energy Techniques, and Positional Release Techniques. The author is also writing a book for Churchill Livingstone on Palpation Skills.) Features: * explains the significance of local soft tissue dysfunction in its relation to pain and more general musculoskeletal dysfunction * presents techniques which help assess and treat such dysfunctions * shows how NMT may be used to prepare joints for manipulative attention * written by an internationlly famous author who is extremely well regarded by peers in such disciplines as physical therapy, osteopathy, and chiropractic * conceived from the author's bestselling books published with Thorsons, Churchill Livingstone have broken up the information contained in these bestsellers, added to them the extra and revised information supplied by the author, and presented them in a logical and readable format

Table of Contents

Trigger Points. Soft Tissue Distress. Introduction to Neuromuscular Techniques. Myofascial and Other Reflex Phenomena. The Variety of Reflex Points. Diagnostic Methods. Basic Spinal NMT. Basic Abdominal NMT Application. Associated Techniques. Integrated Neuromuscular Inhibition Technique. NMT in Clinical Use. American NMT

Additional information

GOR004491398
9780443052989
0443052980
Modern Neuromuscular Techniques by Leon Chaitow
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
1996-08-01
178
N/A
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