ISBN-10:
0702037397
ISBN-13:
9780702037399
Pub. Date:
05/02/2013
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
The Muscle Test Handbook: Functional Assessment, Myofascial Trigger Points and Meridian Relationships

The Muscle Test Handbook: Functional Assessment, Myofascial Trigger Points and Meridian Relationships

by Joseph Shafer DC CCSP DIBAK, Hans Garten

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ISBN-13: 9780702037399
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 05/02/2013
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hans Garten MD is the founder of an interdisciplinary practice for complementary and orthopaedic medicine in Munich, Germany. His main focus is on myofascial and musculoskeletal system disorders, with special emphasis on metabolic influences on the latter.

Dr. Garten is a certified anaesthesiologist and holds a Medical Board Certificate of Chirotherapy, Acupuncture and Natural Healthcare. He holds diplomas from the International Board of Applied Kinesiology (DIBAK), the American Chiropractic Neurology Board (DACNB), the German-American Osteopathic Association (DAAO) and is a Fellow of the American College of Functional Neurology (FACFN).

Dr. Garten is the founder of the German Medical Association of Applied Kinesiology (DÄGAK) and has been in charge of the educational office of the German Medical Association of Acupuncture (DÄGfA). He has lectured on Applied Kinesiology and Functional Neurology in Europe, South America and the United States.

He has published three standard textbooks on Applied Kinesiology, all published by Elsevier, and a textbook on acupuncture, as well as over 30 original papers on these subjects and nine chapters in additional textbooks. Dr Garten’s current major project, a textbook on manual medicine and Applied Kinesiology, is about to be completed, which will also be published by Elsevier.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Manual muscle testing – a modern diagnostic tool

Therapeutic considerations

The muscles

Muscles of mastication: M. temporalis

Muscles of mastication: M. masseter

Muscles of mastication: M. pterygoideus medialis

Muscles of mastication: M. pterygoideus lateralis

Suprahyoid muscles

Infrahyoid muscles

Muscles of the abdomen: M. obliqui abdominis

Muscles of the abdomen: M. rectus abdominis

M. abductor digiti minimi

M. abductor hallucis

M. abductor pollicis brevis

M. abductor pollicis longus

Adductor muscles

M. adductor hallucis

M. adductor pollicis

M. biceps brachii

M. brachialis

M. brachioradialis

M. coracobrachialis

M. deltoideus

Diaphragm

M. extensor carpi radialis (longus and brevis)

M. extensor carpi ulnaris

M. extensor digitorum

M. extensor digitorum longus

M. extensor hallucis brevis

M. extensor hallucis longus

M. extensor pollicis brevis and m. extensor pollicis longus

M. flexor carpi radialis

M. flexor carpi ulnaris

M. flexor digiti minimi

M. flexor digitorum brevis

M. flexor digitorum longus

M. flexor digitorum profundus

M. flexor digitorum superficialis

M. flexor hallucis brevis

M. flexor hallucis longus

M. flexor pollicis brevis

M. flexor pollicis longus

M. gastrocnemius

M. gluteus maximus

M. gluteus medius

M. gluteus minimus

M. gracilis

Hamstrings (ischiocrural muscles)

M. iliacus

M. infraspinatus

Mm. interossei and lumbricales manus

M. latissimus dorsi

M. levator scapulae

Neck extensor muscles

Neck extensors (deep suboccipital muscles)

Neck flexor muscles (deep)

M. obturatorius internus

M. opponens digiti minimi

M. opponens pollicis

M. palmaris longus

M. pectoralis major (pars clavicularis) (PMC)

M. pectoralis major (pars sternocostalis) (PMS)

M. pectoralis minor

Pelvic floor muscles

Peronei brevis and longus

Mm. peronei (brevis and longus)

M. peroneus tertius

M. piriformis

M. popliteus

M. pronator quadratus

M. pronator teres

M. psoas

M. quadratus femoris

M. quadratus lumborum

M. quadriceps femoris

Mm. rhomboidei

Sacrospinal and transversospinal system

Sacrospinal system: M. iliocostalis

Sacrospinal system: M. longissimus

Sacrospinal system: M. multifidus

M. sartorius

M. serratus anterior

M. soleus

M. sternocleidomastoideus (SCM)

M. subclavius

M. subscapularis

M. supinator

M. supraspinatus

M. tensor fasciae latae

M. teres major

M. teres minor

M. tibialis anterior

M. tibialis posterior

M. trapezius (pars inferior, pars ascendens)

M. trapezius (pars medialis, pars horizontalis)

M. trapezius (pars inferior, pars medialis)

M. trapezius (pars superior, pars descendens)

M. triceps brachii and m. anconeus

Neurovascular reflex points of the muscles of the skull

Anterior neurolymphatic reflex zones of the muscles

Posterior neurolymphatic reflex zones of the muscles

Nerves of the brachial plexus and nerve bottlenecks

Nerves of the lumbosacral plexus and nerve bottlenecks

Muscles – organ (meridian) – relation to nutrients

References and further reading

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