The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching

The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching

By Joseph E. Muscolino, DC, Instructor, Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, Westport, CT; Owner, The Art and Science of Kinesiology, Redding, CT


Preface

Foreword by Ruth Werner

Part I: How to Palpate

1. Introduction to Palpation

2. The Art and Science of Muscle Palpation

3. Draping and Basic Massage Strokes

4. Body Mechanics for the Manual Therapist

5. Anatomy, Physiology, and Treatment of Trigger Points (TrP)

6. Stretching

Part II: Bone Palpation and Ligaments

7. Upper Extremity Bone Palpation and Ligaments

8. Axial Body Bone Palpation and Ligaments

9. Lower Extremity Bone Palpation and Ligaments

Part III: Muscle Palpation

10. Tour #1: Palpation of the Muscles of the Shoulder Girdle

11. Tour #2: Palpation of the Neck Muscles

12. Tour #3: Palpation of the Muscles of the Head

13. Tour #4: Palpation of the Muscles of the Arm

14. Tour #5: Palpation of the Muscles of the Forearm

15. Tour #6: Palpation of the Intrinsic Muscles of the Hand

16. Tour #7: Palpation of the Trunk Muscles

17. Tour #8: Palpation of the Pelvic Muscles

18. Tour #9: Palpation of the Thigh Muscles

19. Tour #10: Palpation of the Leg Muscles

20. Tour #11: Palpation of the Intrinsic Muscles of the Foot