Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders

Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders

by Leon Chaitow, Dinah Bradley, Chris Gilbert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443070539

ISBN-13: 9780443070532

Pub. Date: 01/16/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This authoritative, research-based book, written by a team of clinical experts, offers an introduction to the symptoms and causes of disordered breathing as well as the strategies and protocols that can be used to correct and restore normal breathing. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders guides readers through a discussion of the current

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Overview

This authoritative, research-based book, written by a team of clinical experts, offers an introduction to the symptoms and causes of disordered breathing as well as the strategies and protocols that can be used to correct and restore normal breathing. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders guides readers through a discussion of the current research that links disordered breathing patterns with perceived pain levels, fatigue, stress and anxiety. Basic mechanics, physiology, and biochemistry of normal breathing are outlined to lay a foundation for understanding causes and mechanics of disordered breathing. Self-help strategies with charts and workbook pages that may be photocopied as handouts are designed to help patients overcome specific breathing problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443070532
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/16/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

The structure and function of breathing. Patterns of breathing dysfunction in hyperventilation syndrome. Biochemical influences on breathing. Biomechanical influences on breathing. Interaction of psychological and emotional effects with breathing dysfunction. Osteopathic assessment and treatment of thoracic and respiratory dysfunction. Physiotherapy breathing rehabilitation strategies. Self-regulation of breathing. Other breathing issues. Self-help approaches: reducing shoulder movement during breathing.

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