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Functional Soft-Tissue Examination and Treatment by Manual Methods / Edition 3

Functional Soft-Tissue Examination and Treatment by Manual Methods / Edition 3

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by Warren Hammer

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ISBN-10: 0763733105

ISBN-13: 9780763733100

Pub. Date: 02/25/2007

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC

In this new edition, chapters from the previous editions have been thoroughly revised and updated and new material has been added on Myofascial Release, Somatics, Friction massage, and much more.


In this new edition, chapters from the previous editions have been thoroughly revised and updated and new material has been added on Myofascial Release, Somatics, Friction massage, and much more.

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Table of Contents

Contributors     xii
Preface     xiv
Introduction     1
Basics of Soft-Tissue Examination   Warren I. Hammer     3
Passive and Contractile Soft-Tissue Examination     4
Capsular Pattern     9
Tenderness and Palpation     10
Spinal Relation to Extremity Soft-Tissue Lesions     11
Anti-Inflammatory Therapy and Soft Tissue     11
Chart Interpretation     12
The Effect of Mechanical Load on Soft Connective Tissues   Katie Lundon     15
Principles Underlying Soft-Tissue Response to Mechanical Loading     15
Components of Connective Tissues: Roles and Responses to Mechanical Loading     16
The Strong Relationship between Structure and Function in Connective Tissues     18
Connective Tissue Response to Immobility     25
Joint Hypomobility     26
Conclusion     27
Extremities & Lumbar Spine     31
The Shoulder   Warren I. Hammer     33
Pertinent Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics     33
Scapulothoracic Motion     35
Scapular Posterior Tilting     37
Role of the Scapula     37
Sternoclavicular-AcromioclavicularMotion     41
Shoulder Muscle Group Actions     42
Glenohumeral Motion     43
Clinical Review of the Shoulder Muscles     46
Glenohumeral Joint Stability     54
Functional Examination of the Shoulder     63
Lesions     103
Soft Tissue Treatments for Adhesive Capsulitis     125
Treatment     153
Shoulder Functional Diagnosis Chart     162
The Elbow and Forearm   Warren I. Hammer     163
Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics     163
Functional Examination of the Elbow     168
Lesions of the Elbow     175
Elbow Biomechenics in Other Throwing Motions     189
Elbow Injuries in Nonthrowing Sports     189
Elbow Entrapment Neuropathies     190
Radial Nerve Course in Arm and Forearm     190
Ulnar Nerve Course in the Arm and Forearm     197
Median Nerve Course in the Arm and Forearm     201
Elbow Functional Diagnosis Chart     212
The Wrist and Hand   Warren I. Hammer     213
Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics     213
Wrist Stability (Carpals and Ligaments)     215
Functional Examination of the Wrist     216
Wrist Lesions     220
The Hand     241
Fingers: Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics     241
Thumb: Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics     243
Functional Examination of the Fingers     244
Hand Lesions Treated by Manual Methods     250
Wrist Functional Diagnosis     256
Fingers and Thumb Functional Diagnosis     257
The Hip and Thigh   Warren I. Hamme     259
Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics     259
Functional Examination     266
Lesions     276
Hip Functional Diagnosis Chart     310
The Knee and Leg   Warren I. Hammer     311
Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics     311
Knee Examination     323
Functional Examination of the Tibiofemoral Joint     332
Grading Sprains     333
Lesions     352
Knee Functional Diagnosis Chart     398
The Foot: Hyperpronation and Hypopronation   Thomas C. Michaud     399
Ideal Foot Function     399
Abnormal Foot Function     404
Orthotics     423
Gait Analysis-Implications for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehabilitation   Keith A. Innes   Steve Palazzo   Anthony Tortorella     427
Gait Analysis: Why Do It? What Does It Reveal?     427
The Indistinguishable Division between Health and Disease     428
The Neurology of Gait     428
The Cerebral Cortex and Gait     428
GTOs and Gait     430
The Brain Stem and Gait     431
The Cerebellum and Gait     431
The Basal Ganglia and Gait     432
The Cerebral Cortex and Gait     432
Lumbosacral Nociception and Gait     432
Gait and Life Experience     433
The Challenge     436
The Relationship between the Upper Extremity and Gait     436
Rehabilitation Protocols and Learning     437
Gracovetsky's Spinal Engine Theory     438
A Model of Theoretically Ideal Gait     439
The Components of the Gait Cycle     439
Tonic/Local, Phasic/Global, and Mobilizer/Stabilizer: What Do These Terms Have in Common?     441
The Feed-Forward/Anticipatory Event     442
The Core (Inner Unit)     443
Gait     443
Dynamic Gait Visualization     447
The Upper Extremity and Gait      449
Treatment: The Adjustments     450
Lumbar Spine Instability: Assessment and Exercise Based Restabilization   Stuart M. McGill     461
The Injury Process: Tissue Damage     462
Summary of Specific Tissue Injury Mechanisms Relevant for Therapeutic Exercise     462
The Injury Process-Motor Changes     463
Instability as a Cause of Injury     464
On Stability: The Foundation     464
How Is Instability Found?     465
A Philosophy of Low Back Exercise Prescription     466
The Stabilizers of the Lumbar Torso     467
Beginning a Stabilization Program     470
Looking Forward     472
Acknowledgments     472
Manual Treatment Methods   Warren I. Hammer     475
Etiology of Tendinopathy     475
Tendinopathy/Tendinitis/Tendinosis     475
Manual Treatment Methods     475
Joint Mobilization   Peter A. Gale     481
The Ankle and Foot Complex     482
The Shoulder     486
The Elbow     490
The Wrist     493
The Hip     497
The Knee     499
Sectional Drop Unit Manipulation      503
Muscle Dysfunction and Muscle Energy Techniques   Gary Ierna     507
Muscle Hypertonicity     507
Common Postural Syndromes     509
Muscle Length Assessment     517
Muscle Energy Techniques     518
Conclusion     547
Strain/Counterstrain   Edward K. Goering     549
History of Counterstrain Technique     549
Physiology of Manipulation     550
Counterstrain Systems     553
Manipulation of Specific Regions of the Spine     554
Combining Friction Massage with Neuromuscular Reeducation[superscript SM]   Warren I. Hammer   Peter J. Levy     563
Friction Anesthesia     564
Friction Technique     564
Treatment Time     564
Number of Treatments     564
Contraindications     564
Friction Massage for Chronic Bursitis     565
Neuromuscular Reeducation[superscript SM] (NMR)     565
Illustrations and Procedures     565
Graston Technique   M. Terry Carey-Loghmani   Warren I. Hammer     589
Tensegrity "The Architecture of Life"     590
Posterior Layer of Lumbar Fascia      592
Testing for Shortened Lumbar Fascia     594
Graston Technique Methods     596
Cervical/Shoulder Fascia     597
Use of GT for the Cervical Areas     598
Use of GT for the Upper Thoracic and Scapular Areas     600
Use of GT for the Shoulder     601
Elbow Areas     607
Entrapments     609
Wrist and Hand     609
Hip and Thigh Fascia     611
Adductors     615
Knee     615
Fascia of the Foot     621
Achilles Tendinopathy     621
Ankle Ligamentous Sprains     622
Plantar Fasciitis     623
Research in Progress     623
Acknowledgment     624
The Lower Cervical Spine: An Integrated Approach to Joints, Fascia, and Muscles   Marc Heller     627
Assessment Tools     628
Assessing and Treating the Lower Cervical Joints     629
Muscle Energy (Postisometric Relaxation Applied to Joint Dysfunction)     634
Anterior Cervical Fascial Structures     635
Conclusion     640
Acknowledgment     640
Soft-Tissue Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders   Darryl D. Curl      643
Relevant Anatomy and Biomechanics     644
Temporomandibular Disorders     650
Additional Interventions for TM Soft-Tissue Conditions     661
Mobilizations with Movement, "NAGS," "SNAGS," and More   David Mikos     665
The Glenohumeral Joint     666
Acromioclavicular Joint     667
Scapular MWM     668
The Hip     669
The Ankle     670
NAGs and SNAGs     672
NAGs     672
SNAGs     673
Integration of Taping Techniques with Myofascial Therapy   Vincent DeBono     675
The Role of Taping in Myofascial Therapy     675
The Proprioceptive Effect of Taping     676
Introduction to Kinesio Taping Method     678
Illustrated Case Studies     684
ELDOA: Longitudinal Osteo-Articular De-coaptation Stretching   Guy Voyer   Robert Black     689
The Spine     689
Effects of ELDOA     689
Technique     690
Active Isolated Stretching   Aaron L. Mattes     697
Technique     698
Active Release Techniques: Long Tract Nerve Release   P. Michael Leahy     713
Median Nerve at the Pronator Teres/Flexor Digitorum Superficialis     713
Saphenous Nerve at the Sartorius/Gracilis     715
Meniscal Entrapment of the Knee     715
Nutritional Considerations in the Treatment of Soft Tissue Injuries   David R. Seaman     717
Inflammation-The Traditional View     717
Inflammation-A Contemporary View     719
A Dietary Approach to Normalize the Expression of Inflammation     726
Supplements to Normalize the Expression of Inflammation     727
EPA/DHA     728
Summary     730
Conclusion     731
Conservative Treatment of Soft-Tissue Injuries   Mark De Carlo   Erin Barill   Nick Cosgray   Debbie Cyphers     735
Phases of Rehabilitation     735
Upper Extremity: Specific Diagnoses     736
Lower Extremity: Specific Diagnoses     747
Index     759

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