Functional Soft Tissue Examination and Treatment by Manual Methods

Functional Soft Tissue Examination and Treatment by Manual Methods

By (author) Warren I. Hammer


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This third edition of this very successful book includes chapters written by experts in the methods of manual treatment and provides step-by-step instructions on how to examine your patient using a logical sequence of passive, contractile, and special tests, and how to relate findings to biomechanical problems and lesions. Included are hundreds of diagrams, photographs, illustrations, and summary charts. Completely updated edition Includes 12 new chapters Provides step-by-step, how-to examination and treatment guidance Contains nearly 700 photos and illustrations Discusses new testing methods Presents new information at the cellular level based on how we affect soft tissue when we touch, compress, or stretch tissue with our hands or special instruments Presents the latest information and techniques dealing with: *Joint play treatment *Friction massage *Rehabilitation of soft tissues *Strain/counterstrain *Hypo- and hyperpronation of the foot *Post facilitation stretch *Chronically shortened muscles *TMJ

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  • Hardback | 775 pages
  • 228 x 284 x 44mm | 2,118.27g
  • 15 Feb 2007
  • Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
  • Sudbury
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0763752878
  • 9780763752873
  • 77,270

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