Modern Neuromuscular Techniques


  • 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

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


Book information

  • Published: August 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06937-6

Table of 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)