This authoritative, research-based book, written by a team of clinical experts, offers an introduction to the symptoms and causes of disordered breathing as well as the strategies and protocols that can be used to correct and restore normal breathing. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders guides readers through a discussion of the current research that links disordered breathing patterns with perceived pain levels, fatigue, stress and anxiety. Basic mechanics, physiology, and biochemistry of normal breathing are outlined to lay a foundation for understanding causes and mechanics of disordered breathing. Self-help strategies with charts and workbook pages that may be photocopied as handouts are designed to help patients overcome specific breathing problems.
"...this far-reaching book covers everything one would wish to learn about breathing pattern disorders - I feel it is an essential source of reference and information to all health professionals working in this area...I would urge everyone interested in the subject to place an order..." Anne Pitman MCSP SRP, Manual Therapy, October 2002
“The whole book is well illustrated and referenced, provides practical case examples and sensible cautions….I cannot think of anything they have left out.”
Ashley Conway. Journal of Holistic Healthcare: Volume 4 Issue 4 November 2007
By Leon Chaitow, ND, DO, Registered Osteopathic Practitioner and Senior Lecturer, University of Westminster, London, UK; Dinah Bradley, DipPhys, NZRP, MNZSP, Private Consultant Respiratory Physiotherapist, Breathing Works, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand; and Chris Gilbert, PhD, Psychologist, Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
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