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Muscle Energy Techniques E-Book, 3rd Edition

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Describes the basis and practice of MET ie those manipulative techniques in which a patient, on request, actively uses his or her muscles from a controlled position in a specific direction against a distinct counterforce applied by the practitioner.. This is now a widely recognised approach to the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. It combines methods used in physical therapy, osteopathy, chiropractic and manual medicine. The text provides a comprehensive and uptodate presentation of the techniques. The DVD-Rom includes video clips to demonstrate the application of the techniques and so supports and supplements the text.

New to This Edition

    • Additional techniques are added to both text and DVD-ROM videos.
    • Information is expanded on some of the techniques included in previous edition.
    • Content is updated throughout, with reference to the latest published research.
    • Four new chapters cover efficacy and research, MET in a massage therapy setting, MET in treatment of athletic injuries, and MET in physical medicine settings.

Key Features

    • Details the background to soft tissue dysfunction and explains the chain reactions which occur as part of such dysfunctions.
    • Provides precise assessment and diagnosis guidelines.
    • Gives many variations on the safe use of MET in acute, chronic, and rehabilitation settings.
    • Explains the use of MET for whole muscle problems, local dysfunction, and joint restrictions.
    • Suggests patient self-application methods.
    • Includes a companion DVD-ROM with video clips of the author demonstrating the techniques.

Author Information

    By Leon Chaitow, ND, DO (UK), Registered Osteopath and Naturopath; Honorary Fellow and Former Senior Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, London, UK; Fellow, British Naturopathic Association.; Fellow, College of Osteopaths, UK; Edited by Leon Chaitow, ND, DO (UK), Registered Osteopath and Naturopath; Honorary Fellow and Former Senior Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, London, UK; Fellow, British Naturopathic Association.; Fellow, College of Osteopaths, UK

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Muscle Energy Techniques E-Book, 3rd Edition
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  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • Copyright: 2007