Positional Release Techniques

Positional Release Techniques

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This 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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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 288 pages
  • 187.96 x 243.84 x 17.78mm | 657.71g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • Approx. 250 illustrations
  • 0443101159
  • 9780443101151
  • 116,090

About Leon Chaitow

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.

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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

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