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    Positional Release Techniques (Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques) (Mixed media product) By (author) Leon Chaitow

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    DescriptionThis is a comprehensive textbook covering all methods of spontaneous release by positioning. The background theory is explained and the techniques described in detail. The descriptions of the techniques are supplemented in the text by clear 2-colour line drawings and photographs and the DVD-ROM provides additional explanation through the use of video demonstrations with narrative by the author.

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    Positional Release Techniques
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leon Chaitow
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 662 g
    ISBN 13: 9780443101151
    ISBN 10: 0443101159

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16920
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BIC subject category V2: MQS, MMS
    BISAC V2.8: MED004000
    DC22: 615.82
    B&T Approval Code: T68300000
    BISAC V2.8: MED003060
    B&T Approval Code: T68100000
    LC classification: RZ
    BISAC V2.8: MED013000
    Thema V1.0: MQV, MQS, MXH
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Approx. 250 illustrations
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 December 2008
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    Author Information
    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.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1 Spontaneous positional release Chapter 2 The evolution of dysfunction Chapter 3 The clinical use of strain/counterstrain techniques Chapter 4 Advanced SCS and functional approaches Chapter 5 Muscular pain: trigger points, fibromyalgia and positional release Chapter 6 Functional technique Chapter 7 Facilitated positional release (FPR) Chapter 8 Sacro-occipital technique use of padded wedges for diagnosis and treatment, Robert Cooperstein Chapter 9 Overview of the McKenzie Method, Anthony J. Lisi Chapter 10 The Mulligan concept: NAGs, SNAGs, MWMs, Ed Wilson, Dan G. Pilderwasser, Palmiro Torrieri Jr, and Marcelo Viana Marques Ferreira Chapter 11 Unloading and proprioceptive taping, Dylan Morrissey Chapter 12 Application of positional techniques in the treatment of animals, J. Brooks and A. G. Pusey