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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  • Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 775 pages
  • Dimensions: 228mm x 284mm x 44mm | 2,118g
  • Publication date: 15 February 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Sudbury
  • ISBN 10: 0763752878
  • ISBN 13: 9780763752873
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 76,123

Product description

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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