Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 1, 2nd Edition
The Upper Body
Leon Chaitow, ND, DO and Judith DeLany, LMT
The book discusses theories and physiology relevant to the manual treatment of chronic pain, especially as it regards the soft tissues of the upper body. Step-by-step protocols that address each muscle of a region and a regional approach to treatment are features that make this book unique. A structural review of each region, including ligaments and functional anatomy, adds value for new students and practitioners alike.
Comprehensive ‘one-stop’ text on care of somatic pain and dysfunction
Designed and written to meet the needs of those working with neuromuscular dysfunction in a variety of professions
All muscles covered from perspective of assessment & treatment of myofascial pain
Describes the normal anatomy and physiology as well as the dysfunctions which may arise
Gives indications for treatments and guidance on making the appropriate treatment choice for each patient
Combines NMT, MET, PR and much more to give a variety of treatment options for each case
Describes the different NMT techniques in relation to the joint anatomy involved
Practical step-by-step technique descriptions
Includes not only manual techniques but also acupuncture, hydrotherapies and nutritional support as well as guidance for the patient in the use of self-help approaches
Up-to-date evidence based content
By Leon Chaitow, ND, DO, Registered Osteopath and Naturopath, Honorary Fellow, School of Integrated Health, University of Westminster, London, UK; and Judith DeLany, LMT, Teacher and Practitioner of Neuromuscular Therapy, Director of NMT Center, St. Petersburg, FL
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