Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2: The Lower Body

Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2: The Lower Body

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ISBN-13: 9780702050947
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/05/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 608
File size: 37 MB
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About the Author

Leon Chaitow ND DO is an internationally known and respected osteopathic and naturopathic practitioner and teacher of soft tissue manipulation methods of treatment. He is author of over 60 books, including a series on Advanced Soft Tissue Manipulation (Muscle Energy Techniques, Positional Release Techniques, Modern Neuromuscular Techniques) and also Palpation Skills; Cranial

Manipulation: Theory and Practice; Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Practitioner’s Guide to Treatment, and many more. He is editor of the peer reviewed Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, that offers a multidisciplinary perspective on physical methods of patient care. Leon Chaitow was for many years senior lecturer on the Therapeutic Bodywork degree courses which he helped to design at the School of Integrated Health, University of Westminster, London, where is he now an Honorary Fellow. He continues to teach and practice part-time in London, when not in Corfu, Greece where he focuses on his writing.
Judith DeLany LMT has spent over two decades developing neuromuscular therapy techniques and course curricula for manual practitioners as well as for massage schools and other educational venues. Her ongoing private trainings with the Tampa Bay Rays athletic trainers (professional baseball) as well as customized trainings for noteworthy US-based spas show incorporation of NMT into diverse settings. She has contributed a chapter to Chaitow’s Modern Neuromusular Techniques and Stillerman’s Modalities for Massage and Bodywork and co-authored contributions to Coughlin’s Principles and Practices of Manual Therapeutics and Micozzi’s Fundamentals of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine. As an international instructor of NMT American version™, co-author of three NMT textbooks, and associate editor for Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, her professional focus aims to advance education in all healthcare professions to include myofascial therapies for acute and chronic pain syndromes. Judith DeLany resides in St. Petersburg, Florida where she is the director of and primary curriculum developer for NMT Center.

Table of 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

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