Fascia: Clinical Applications for Health and Human Performance / Edition 1

Fascia: Clinical Applications for Health and Human Performance / Edition 1

by Mark Lindsay
ISBN-10:
1418055697
ISBN-13:
9781418055691
Pub. Date:
05/05/2008
Publisher:
Cengage Learning

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Fascia: Clinical Applications for Health and Human Performance / Edition 1

Health practitioners and body workers need a firm understanding of the significance of fascia in human performance. The role nutrition plays in fascial health, how injuries and diseases influence fascia, and the rehabilitative techniques to restore functional capacity of the affected tissue are essential components of improving performance. This book starts with a basic overview of fascia and its biological underpinnings, and progresses through clinical treatment applications, nutritional and pharmacological support information, and techniques for managing fascial conditions and injuries.

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ISBN-13: 9781418055691
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 05/05/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Preface About the Authors Contributors/Reviewers Chapter 1 - Histology of the Living Matrix Chapter 2 - Anatomical Description of Fascia and Its Planes Chapter 3 - Tensegrity, Thixotropy, and Somatic Recall Chapter 4 - Neurophysiological Basis for Fascial Plasticity Chapter 5 - Water the Key Nutrient for Fascia Chapter 6 - The Role of Fascia and its Related Pathologies Chapter 7 - Comprehensive Evaluation of Myofascial Injuries Chapter 8 - Manual and Rehabilitative Techniques used for Soft Tissue Injuries Chapter 9 - Conservative Rehabilitation Protocols for Myofascial Injuries Chapter 10 - The Role of Energy Medicine in the Therapeutic Treatment of Fascia Chapter 11 - Nutrition and Fascial Health Chapter 12 - Nutritional Support for Ischemic Conditions Chapter 13 - Nutritional Support for Inflammatory Conditions Chapter 14 - Pharmacological Management of Fascial Pathologies Chapter 15 - Athletic Myofascial Injuries - Case Studies

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