The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

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  • Joseph Muscolino, DC, Instructor, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY; Owner, The Art and Science of Kinesiology, Redding, CT
  • Joseph Muscolino, DC, Instructor, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY; Owner, The Art and Science of Kinesiology, Redding, CT

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With more than 1,000 vibrant, full-color illustrations and over 4 hours of detailed video demonstrations, THE MUSCLE AND BONE PALPATION MANUAL is the most visually engaging way to help you master and successfully apply palpation techniques in massage therapy. This innovative text uses unique, richly detailed photographic illustrations of muscles as they appear under the skin to give you a thorough understanding of effective palpation. This comprehensive guide provides unparalleled preparation for professional success.

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Book information

  • Published: March 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09377-4

Reviews

"This book is a comprehensive introduction to learning the skills required to be an effective body worker or massage therapist. It’s compiled in such a way to be an effective learning resource for physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors who require a core textbook, which provides clear and concise illustration to enhance the learning experience."
The Osteopath, 2009




Table of Contents

Preface

Foreword by Ruth Werner

Part I: How to Palpate

1. Introduction to Palpation

2. The Art and Science of Muscle Palpation

3. Draping and Basic Massage Strokes

4. Body Mechanics for the Manual Therapist

5. Anatomy, Physiology, and Treatment of Trigger Points (TrP)

6. Stretching

Part II: Bone Palpation and Ligaments

7. Upper Extremity Bone Palpation and Ligaments

8. Axial Body Bone Palpation and Ligaments

9. Lower Extremity Bone Palpation and Ligaments

Part III: Muscle Palpation

10. Tour #1: Palpation of the Muscles of the Shoulder Girdle

11. Tour #2: Palpation of the Neck Muscles

12. Tour #3: Palpation of the Muscles of the Head

13. Tour #4: Palpation of the Muscles of the Arm

14. Tour #5: Palpation of the Muscles of the Forearm

15. Tour #6: Palpation of the Intrinsic Muscles of the Hand

16. Tour #7: Palpation of the Trunk Muscles

17. Tour #8: Palpation of the Pelvic Muscles

18. Tour #9: Palpation of the Thigh Muscles

19. Tour #10: Palpation of the Leg Muscles

20. Tour #11: Palpation of the Intrinsic Muscles of the Foot