Trigger Points and Muscle Chains in Osteopathy

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Thieme, 2009 - Medical - 230 pages
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This unique guide takes an in-depth look at trigger point therapy. Split into two sections, it combines detailed theory with practical techniques. You will find comprehensive information on a broad spectrum of topics such as myofascial chains, the craniosacral model, and the classification, diagnosis, and therapy of trigger points.

Highlights:

  • Different models of muscle chains
  • Detailed explanations of trigger points and their treatment
  • Over 260 instructive illustrations and high-quality photographs

Featuring input from various different specialties, this outstanding book is an essential tool for osteopaths, physiotherapists, chiropractors using trigger point therapy, and all others working in pain therapy. A clear layout and detailed anatomical drawings allow you to quickly improve your therapeutic skills. The result: accurate and effective pain therapy!

  

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Contents

Introduction
2
Models of Myofascial Chains
10
Physiology
27
The Craniosacral Model
45
The Biomechanical Model of John Martin
58
Postural Muscles Phasic Muscles
66
Myofascial ChainsA Model
77
Diagnosis
101
Definition
112
Diagnosis
118
The Facilitated Segment
124
Bibliography
220
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Private Osteopathy Practice, Knigswinter, Germany

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