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Muscle Energy Techniques & Website

Muscle Energy Techniques 4e sets out clear, practical and clinical guidelines for all students and practitioners wishing to use MET techniques as part of their patient management. Fully updated and now published in full colour throughout, this book has an accompanying website with video clips presenting the full array of modern METs in a variety of acute, chronic and rehabilitation settings.

Audience

All those professionals who have an interest in human movement: physiotherapists, osteopathic physicians and osteopaths, chiropractors, acupuncturists, exercise scientists, manual therapists, massage therapists and personal trainers.

Paperback, 334 Pages

Published: May 2013

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4653-7

Reviews

  • Comments about previous editions

    I'm rather taken with the new edition of this book. Dr. Chaitow has gathered well known experts from several disciplines and has crafted a book that will be used by all of them. A great deal of care has gone into this book. There is a wealth of clinical information and a very good overview of research regarding the use of MET in managing a range of conditions and clinical situations. The focus on other disciplines is a great plus in this new edition. I recommend it.

    Weighted Numerical Score 95 - 4 Stars!

    Dana J. Lawrence, DC of Doody's Book Reviews


    This book does not disappoint. Everything you ever wanted to know about [MET] is contained within these pages. The format is very user friendly and the book is littered with clinically relevant ideas and techniques. The volume is sure to help enhance your practice.

    Steve Canning, In Touch, Spring 2008, No. 122.


Contents

    1. Muscle Energy Techniques
    2. The history of MET
    3. MET: efficacy and research
    4. How to use MET
    5. Sequential assessment and MET treatment of main postural muscles
    6. MET and the treatment of joints
    7. MET in cases of spinal injury or pathology
    8. a Manual resistance techniques in rehabilitation
      b MET in post-surgical rehabilitation
    9. MET in the physical therapy setting
    10. MET in a massage therapy setting
    11. MET in treatment of athletic injuries
    12. Integrated neuromuscular inhibition technique (INIT) and myofascial pain

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