Modern Neuromuscular Techniques with DVD book cover

Modern Neuromuscular Techniques with DVD

Fully updated throughout, this popular book explains the history, rationale, and detailed descriptions of the class of soft tissue manipulation methods known collectively as NMT techniques. Complete with DVD containing film sequences showing the author demonstrating the techniques, this book will be ideal for bodyworkers and acupuncturists in Europe, the USA and beyond.

Audience

Manual therapists including osteopathic physicians, osteopaths, chiropractors, manipulative physical therapists, massage therapists - qualified and in training - and acupuncturists.

Paperback, 340 Pages

Published: August 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06937-6

Contents

  • 1 Soft tissue distress

    2 Introduction to NMT

    3 Myofascial trigger points and other reflex phenomena

    4 The variety of reflex points

    5 Diagnostic methods

    6 Basic spinal NMT

    7 Basic abdominal and pelvic NMT application

    8 Associated techniques

    9 NMT in clinical use

    10 American neuromuscular therapy (Judith DeLany)

    11 Progressive inhibition of neuromusculoskeletal structures (PINS) technique (Dennis J Dowling)

    12 Thai massage and neuromuscular technique (Howard Evans)

    Appendix: Nimmo, Chiropractic and myofascial pain (Jeffrey Cohen, Russell W Gibbons, Michael Schneider and Howard Vernon)

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