Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2

The Lower Body


  • Leon Chaitow, ND, DO (UK), Registered Osteopath and Naturopath; Honorary Fellow and Former Senior Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, London, UK; Fellow, British Naturopathic Association.; Fellow, College of Osteopaths, UK
  • Judith DeLany, LMT, Lecturer in Neuromuscular Therapy, Director of NMT Center, St Petersburg, Florida, USA

Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2 - The Lower Body discusses the theory and practice of the manual treatment of chronic pain, especially with regards to the soft tissues of the lower body. Authored by experts of international renown, this highly successful book provides a structural review of each region, including ligaments and functional anatomy, and includes step-by-step protocols that address each muscle of a region. The volume now comes with accompanying video clips of the techniques shown, fully downloadable text linked to PubMed and image bank and an EVOLVE site for instructors who can download the full text and images for teaching purposes.
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Osteopathic physicians and osteopaths, chiropractors, massage therapists, physiotherapists, medical acupuncturists, exercise scientists, athletic trainers and sports medicine practitioners.


Book information

  • Published: July 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06815-7

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Patient Intake

Chapter 2 Posture, Acture and Balance

Chapter 3 Gait analysis

Chapter 4 The Close Environment

Chapter 5 Adaptation and Sport

Chapter 6 Contextual Influences: Nutrition and Other Factors

Chapter 7 Self-Help Strategies

Chapter 8 Clinical Reasoning: The Core of Clinical Practice

Chapter 9 Summary of Selected NMT Associated Modalities

Chapter 10 The Lumbar Spine

Chapter 11 The Pelvis

Chapter 12 The Hip

Chapter 13 The Knee

Chapter 14 The Leg and Foot