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Palpation and Assessment Skills Leon Chaitow

Palpation and Assessment Skills By Leon Chaitow

Palpation and Assessment Skills by Leon Chaitow


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Designed and developed to help the reader to understand and acquire the palpatory skills which are the foundation of an effective manual therapy assessments and treatments. This title combines a workbook approach with the use of video demonstrations and audio explanations on a CD-ROM.

Palpation and Assessment Skills Summary

Palpation and Assessment Skills: Assessment and Diagnosis Through Touch by Leon Chaitow

Like the popular previous Edition, the new Edition of Palpation Skills has been designed and developed to help the reader to understand and acquire the palpatory skills which are the foundation of all effective manual therapy assessments and treatments. Subtle and sensitivity of touch and the accurate interpretation of palpatory tests are required from the start of training in any of the manual therapy professions. It is difficult to learn these from written descriptions or static illustrations alone.By combining a workbook approach with the use of video demonstrations and audio explanations on a CD-Rom, Palpation Skills provides the student and developing practitioner with a portable workshop which they can access at any time. Palpation Skills: Assessment and Diagnosis through Touch will be of practical to use to every manual therapist and practitioner at all stages of their professional development. It can help them to extend the range of skills they can bring to their practice by bringing together suggested approaches from a variety of disciplines.

About Leon Chaitow

World reknowned guru in the field of manual therapy and bodywork. Author of numerous CL titles: Palpation Skills Modern Neuromuscular Technique Fybromyalgia Syndrome Positional Release Techniques Delany and Chaitow: Clinical Applications of Neuromuscular Technique vols 1 and 2. Cranial Manipulation Theory and Practice New series in colaboration with Sandy Fritz: A massage therapist's guide to understanding, locating and treating myofascial trigger points A massage therapist's guide to lower back and pelvic pain Chaitow is also involved in several books commissioned from the USA. Editor of Journal of Bodywork and Movement therapies. Also published several books for the general public (published by Thorsons). Travels widely teaching and lecturing, particularly in the USA, Australia, UK and Europe.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface. Dedication. Glossary. 1: Using appropriate pressure (and the MPI). 2: Structure and function: are they inseparable? Palpatory accuracy - mirage or reality? 3: Visual assessment and the dominant eye. Fundamentals of palpation. 4: The morphology of reflex and acupuncture points. Palpating and assessing the skin. 5: Is it a muscle or a joint problem? Palpating for changes in muscle structure. 6: Red, white and black reaction. Palpation of subtle movements (including circulation of the CSF, energy, and 'has tissue a memory?). 7: Assessing dural restriction - Assessment of 'abnormal mechanical tension' in the nervous system. 8: Source of pain - is it reflex or local? Introduction to functional palpation. 9: Joint play, 'end-feel', range of motion: what are they? Palpation and assessment of joints (including spine and pelvis). 10: Percussion palpation - Visceral palpation and breathing function assessment. 11: Palpating the traditional Chinese pulses - Palpation without touch. 12: About hyperventilation - Palpation and emotional states. Appendix. Index.

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GOR012387198
9780443072185
0443072183
Palpation and Assessment Skills: Assessment and Diagnosis Through Touch by Leon Chaitow
Used - Like New
Hardback
Elsevier Health Sciences
20030911
384
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