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Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2: The Lower Body
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CLINICAL APPLICATION OF NEUROMUSCULAR TECHNIQUES, VOLUME 2: THE LOWER BODY

HARDBACK BY CHAITOW, LEON; DELANY, JUDITH

£73.49

ISBN
9780443068157
IMPRINT
CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
 
 
EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
ELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCES
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
REPRINTING
FORMAT
HARDBACK
PAGES
608 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
05 JUL 2011

DESCRIPTION

Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2 - The Lower Body discusses the theory and practice of the manual treatment of chronic pain, especially with regards to the soft tissues of the lower body. Authored by experts of international renown, this highly successful book provides a structural review of each region, including ligaments and functional anatomy, and includes step-by-step protocols that address each muscle of a region. The volume now comes with´¿½accompanying video clips of the techniques shown, fully downloadable text linked to PubMed and image bank and an EVOLVE site for instructors who can download the full text and images for teaching purposes. Provides a comprehensive 'one-stop' volume on the treatment 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 the perspective of assessment and treatment of myofascial pain Describes normal anatomy and physiology as well as the associated dysfunction 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 descriptions provided to make usage easy Includes acupuncture, hydrotherapies and nutritional support as well as guidance for the patient in the use of self-help approaches Contains up-to-date evidence based content Presents the latest research findings underpinning the practice of NMT methodology from differing areas of practice Presents the increasingly refined ways of using the variety of MET methods to allow the reader to safely apply them in a variety of settings Includes access to new video clips´¿½presenting´¿½practical examples of the NMTs explored in the book

CONTENTS

Chapter 1 Patient Intake Chapter 2 Posture, Acture and Balance Chapter 3 Gait analysis Chapter 4 The Close Environment Chapter 5 Adaptation and Sport Chapter 6 Contextual Influences: Nutrition and Other Factors Chapter 7 Self-Help Strategies Chapter 8 Clinical Reasoning: The Core of Clinical Practice Chapter 9 Summary of Selected NMT Associated Modalities Chapter 10 The Lumbar Spine Chapter 11 The Pelvis Chapter 12 The Hip Chapter 13 The Knee Chapter 14 The Leg and Foot