Key Features

    • Provides a comprehensive ‘one-stop’ volume on the treatment of somatic pain and dysfunction
    • Designed and written to meet the needs of those working with neuromuscular dysfunction in a variety of professions
    • All muscles covered from the perspective of assessment and treatment of myofascial pain
    • Describes normal anatomy and physiology as well as the associated dysfunction
    • Gives indications for treatments and guidance on making the appropriate treatment choice for each patient
    • Combines NMT, MET, PR and much more to give a variety of treatment options for each case
    • Describes the different NMT techniques in relation to the joint anatomy involved
    • Practical step-by-step descriptions provided to make usage easy
    • Includes acupuncture, hydrotherapies and nutritional support as well as guidance for the patient in the use of self-help approaches
    • Contains up-to-date evidence based content

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Patient Intake

Chapter 2 Posture, Acture and Balance

Chapter 3 Gait analysis

Chapter 4 The Close Environment

Chapter 5 Adaptation and Sport

Chapter 6 Contextual Influences: Nutrition and Other Factors

Chapter 7 Self-Help Strategies

Chapter 8 Clinical Reasoning: The Core of Clinical Practice

Chapter 9 Summary of Selected NMT Associated Modalities

Chapter 10 The Lumbar Spine

Chapter 11 The Pelvis

Chapter 12 The Hip

Chapter 13 The Knee

Chapter 14 The Leg and Foot


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Churchill Livingstone
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