Structural Balancing: A Clinical Approach / Edition 1

Structural Balancing: A Clinical Approach / Edition 1

by Kyle Wright
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073373923

ISBN-13: 9780073373928

Pub. Date: 01/19/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Structural Balance: A Clinical Approach by Kyle Wright advances the reader’s clinical knowledge and hands-on skills of trigger point therapy techniques, postural and body structural conditions that cause chronic pain and discomfort, and specific therapies and exercises for resolving those conditions. Appropriate for clinical courses in massage therapy…  See more details below

Overview

Structural Balance: A Clinical Approach by Kyle Wright advances the reader’s clinical knowledge and hands-on skills of trigger point therapy techniques, postural and body structural conditions that cause chronic pain and discomfort, and specific therapies and exercises for resolving those conditions. Appropriate for clinical courses in massage therapy, physical therapy, and chiropractic programs, this text provides a step-by-step illustrated guide of manipulations for easy learning of muscle pains and their causes. Content is practical and treatment specific, discussing muscle attachments, pain patterns, clinical notes, range-of-motion exercises, physical distortions, and proper positioning. Structural Balance teaches employable skills for a variety of healthcare specialties.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073373928
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/19/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
992,412
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface


Forward


Welcome Chapter-Value of Soft Tissue Therapy

Section I: Foundations


Chapter 1: Components of Structure: Bones and Landmarks


Chapter 2: Structural Analysis and Postural Assessment


Chapter 3: Muscle Tension and Causes


Chapter 4: Symptoms and Conditions of Muscle Tension


Chapter 5: Principles of Reversing Muscle Tension

Section II: Clinical Massage Therapy and Structural Bodywork


Chapter 6: Posterior Lower Extremity Compartment (PLEC)


Chapter 7: Anterior Torso Compartment (ATC)


Chapter 8: Anterior Lower Extremity Compartment (ALEC)


Chapter 9: Posterior Torso Compartment (PTC)


Chapter 10: Upper Extremity Compartment (UEC)

Appendix A-Muscles of the Body


Appendix B-Receptor Tonus Principles and Neuro-Physiological Laws


Appendix C-Agonists, Synergist, and Antagonist


Appendix D-Chiropractic and Massage: Symbiotic Health Care-Dr. Kelly Huber


Appendix E- Mind - Body Connection- Robert J. Rotella, Ph.D.


Appendix F- Proper Stages of Rehabilitation of Injured Soft Tissues


References and Resources


Credits


Glossary


Muscle Index


Index

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