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Palpation Skills Leon Chaitow

Palpation Skills By Leon Chaitow

Palpation Skills by Leon Chaitow


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Summary

Palpatory, or touch skills, lie at the heart of all hands on therapies. Subtlety and sensitivity of touch, and interpretation of palpatory tests, are an essential requirement for practice. This book aims to help both the student and practitioner towards increased palpatory skills.

Palpation Skills Summary

Palpation Skills: Assessment and Diagnosis Through Touch by Leon Chaitow

Palpatory or touch skills lie at the very core of all hands on therapies. Subtlety and sensitivity of touch, and interpretation of palpatory tests, are an essential requirement for practice. This book aims to help both the student and practising therapist towards increased sophistication of palpatory assessment skills and practice. Features: * written in a clear style which successfully conveys how best to learn these skills through practice * guides the reader towards assessment through palpation which is based on a hands on approach, and is therefore extremely useful to any therapist working in this way * gives a good overview of different forms of palpation and helps the reader to focus on how best to achieve and apply each form * encourages learning through imaginative exercises for the reader to try * written by a highly respected author who is well known as a teacher and writer on this area which is relevant to a broad range of hands on therapists

Table of Contents

Structure and Function. Objective Palpatory Literacy. The Dominant Eye and Sensory Literacy. First Steps in Skill Enhancement. Morphology of Reflex and Acupuncture Points. Palpating and Asessing the Skin. Is It Muscle or a Joint Problem?. Palpating for Changes in Muscle Structure. Red, White and Black Reaction. Palpation of Subtle Movements. Assessing Dural Restriction. Assessment of 'Abnormal Mechanical Tension' in the Nervous System. Source of Pain. Is It Reflex or Local?. Introduction to Functional Palpation. Joint Play, 'End-Feel', Range of Motion: What Are They?. Palpation and Assessment of Spine and Pelvis. Percussion Palpation. Visceral Palpation and Breathing Function Assessment. Palpating the Traditional Chinese Pulses. Palpation Without Touch (Therapeutic Touch). About Hyperventilation. Palpation and Emotional States.

Additional information

GOR005193086
9780443053207
0443053200
Palpation Skills: Assessment and Diagnosis Through Touch by Leon Chaitow
Used - Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
19961100
283
N/A
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