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Deep Tissue Massage Treatment

A Handbook of Neuromuscular Therapy

Presented in a clear and easy-to-use format, this book provides basic assessment of neuromuscular conditions and an overview of techniques specific to deep tissue massage. The most commonly used techniques are covered with illustrations and hints for performing techniques. The bulk of the book presents treatment routines for the 22 most commonly encountered neuromuscular conditions. Routines are outlined step-by-step and clearly describe exactly what therapists need to do to treat a particular condition. Includes a DVD-ROM with over 1 hour of video showing the techniques described in the text.

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Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09288-3

Contents

  • Part I IV Basic Assessment and Techniques
    1. Basic Gait Assessment
    Postural Analysis
    Techniques
    Observation
    2. Trigger Point
    Inactive
    Active
    Locations
    Palpation
    Release methods
    3. Friction
    Definition
    Cross Fiber
    Deep Transverse Friction
    Circular Friction
    With Fiber Friction
    4. MFR Myofascial Release
    Definition
    Location
    Release techniques

    Part II IV Treatment Routines
    5. Headaches Routine
    Definition and Symptoms
    Indications
    Contraindications
    Procedures
    NOTE: Each chapter in this part contains these same sub-sections
    6. Migraines Routine
    7. TMJ (Temporal Mandibular Joint) Routine
    8. TOS (Thoracic outlet Syndrome) Routine
    9. Torticollis Routine
    10. Whiplash Routine
    11. Frozen Shoulder Routine
    12. Rotator Cuff Routine
    13. Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) Routine
    14. Medial Epicondylitis (Golfers Elbow) Routine
    15. CTS (Carpel Tunnel Syndrome) Routine
    16. Kyphosis Routine
    17. Scoliosis Routine
    18. Lordosis Routine
    19. Iliopsoas Routine
    20. Abdominal Massage (Constipation) Routine
    21. Piriformis Routine
    22. Sciatica Routine
    23. Quadriceps Routine
    24. IT Band (Iliotibial Tract) Routine
    25. Knee Routine
    26. Shin Splint Routine
    27. Plantar Fasciitis Routine

    Part III IV Stretches
    28. Stretches
    Definition
    Indicated
    Contraindicated

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