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Modern Neuromuscular Techniques

CHAITOW Leon [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780443069376

Churchill Livingstone 2010 3rd Revised

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Another title in the 'Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques' series, Modern Neuromuscular Techniques (NMT) focuses on the assessment and treatment of myofascial trigger points using thumb/finger applications. It 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. Features: >Explains the significance of local soft tissue dysfunction in its relation to pain & more general musculoskeletal dysfunction >Presents techniques which help assess & treat such dysfunctions >Shows how NMT may be used to prepare joints for manipulative attention >Written by an internationally famous author who is extremely well regarded by peers in such disciplines as physical therapy, osteopathy, and chiropractic. Contents: >Trigger Points >Soft Tissue Distress >Introduction to Neuromuscular Techniques >Myofascial & 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

142 illustrations

178pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 5020)

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