Venolymphatic Drainage Therapy

an osteopathic and manual therapy approach

By

  • Guido Meert, DO, Director in charge of Osteopathy and Lecturer at the DFO (Deutsches Fortbildungsinstitut für Osteopathie), Neutraubling (Regensburg), Waldenburg und Plauen; and practising Osteopath - Physiotherapist, Roding, Germany

Prepared in an easy-to-follow, practical format, Venolymphatic Drainage Therapy: an Osteopathic and Manual Therapy Approach explores the anatomy, physiology, embryology and biomechanics of the venolymphatic system and also presents a variety of effective treatment options which range from the treatment of functional disorders of the diaphragm, the intraosseous fluid system, the spleen, liver and gallbladder, kidneys and ureters to the management of problems connected with the abdominal mesenteries and abdominal organs.

Richly illustrated with an abundance of artworks and photographs throughout, this volume will be ideal for osteopaths, chiropractors, physical therapists, physiotherapists and massage therapists worldwide.

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Audience

Osteopathic physicians, osteopaths, chiropractors, physical therapists, physiotherapists and massage therapists both qualified and in training

 

Book information

  • Published: June 2012
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4231-7


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Vasomotion, vasomotricity and cell tissue respiration

Chapter 2 Connective tissue and body fluids

Chapter 3 Biomechanics and rheology of human tissue

Chapter 4 The diaphragms

Chapter 5 Rhythms

Chapter 6 The immune system

Chapter 7 The lymphatic system

Chapter 8 Examination and treatment of the diaphragm

Chapter 9 Treating the venous, lymphatic and intraosseous fluid system

Chapter 10 General compression and traction techniques and intraosseous treatment techniques for perfusion

Chapter 11 Examination and treatment of the spleen

Chapter 12 Examination and treatment of the liver and gallbladder

Chapter 13 Examination and treatment of the kidneys and ureters

Chapter 14 Examination and treatment of the abdominal mesenteries and abdominal organs