Positional Release Techniques with DVD-ROM / Edition 3

Positional Release Techniques with DVD-ROM / Edition 3

by Leon Chaitow
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0443101159

ISBN-13: 9780443101151

Pub. Date: 12/04/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A comprehensive textbook covering all methods of spontaneous release by positioning. The background theory is explained and the techniques described in detail. The descriptions of the techniques are supplemented in the text by clear 2-colour line drawings and photographs and the DVD-ROM provides additional explanation through the use of video demonstrations with

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A comprehensive textbook covering all methods of spontaneous release by positioning. The background theory is explained and the techniques described in detail. The descriptions of the techniques are supplemented in the text by clear 2-colour line drawings and photographs and the DVD-ROM provides additional explanation through the use of video demonstrations with narrative by the author.

• Compares all major positional release methods, from strain/counterstrain to functional osteopathy
• Details step-by-step use of these manual methods
• Describes integrated use with other manual approaches, such as Muscle Energy Techniques
• Provides explanations of treatment of both muscle and joint problems
• Explains how the methods can be used to treat bedridden patients
• Emphasises safety and usefulness in both acute and chronic settings

• Three new contributed chapters: Sacro-occipital technique use of padded wedges for diagnosis and treatment; Overview of the McKenzie Method; and Application of positional techniques in the treatment of animals.
• Completely updated, with additional new videoclips included on DVD-ROM.
• 56 new 2-colour line drawings and 27 new photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443101151
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/04/2007
Edition description:
Book and DVD
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Spontaneous positional release
Chapter 2 The evolution of dysfunction
Chapter 3 The clinical use of strain/counterstrain techniques
Chapter 4 Advanced SCS and functional approaches
Chapter 5 Muscular pain: trigger points, fibromyalgia and positional release
Chapter 6 Functional technique
Chapter 7 Facilitated positional release (FPR)
Chapter 8 Sacro-occipital technique use of padded wedges for diagnosis and treatment, Robert Cooperstein
Chapter 9 Overview of the McKenzie Method, Anthony J. Lisi
Chapter 10 The Mulligan concept: NAGs, SNAGs, MWMs, Ed Wilson, Dan G. Pilderwasser, Palmiro Torrieri Jr, and Marcelo Viana Marques Ferreira
Chapter 11 Unloading and proprioceptive taping, Dylan Morrissey
Chapter 12 Application of positional techniques in the treatment of animals, J. Brooks and A. G. Pusey

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