A Practical Guide to Fascial Manipulation

An Evidence- and Clinical-Based Approach

A Practical Guide to Fascial Manipulation

Grounded in scientific and clinical evidence, this highly illustrated new guide gives an introduction to the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders using the Fascial Manipulation (FM) method developed by Luigi Stecco - the foremost scientifically valid method of evaluating and treating fascial dysfunction. It describes FM's history, anatomy and physiology of fasciae, indications and contraindications, mechanisms of action, and details of the subjective and physical techniques used to manage disorders. A Practical Guide to Fascial Manipulation focuses on concepts around evaluating the fascia based on functional testing, movement and direction in specific spatial planes, and the location of specific areas to treat safely. With an emphasis throughout on accessible practical information, the book is also supported by a website - www.guidefascial.com - containing procedural video clips and an image bank.

A Practical Guide to Fascial Manipulation

An Evidence- and Clinical-Based Approach

A Practical Guide to Fascial Manipulation

Grounded in scientific and clinical evidence, this highly illustrated new guide gives an introduction to the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders using the Fascial Manipulation (FM) method developed by Luigi Stecco - the foremost scientifically valid method of evaluating and treating fascial dysfunction. It describes FM's history, anatomy and physiology of fasciae, indications and contraindications, mechanisms of action, and details of the subjective and physical techniques used to manage disorders. A Practical Guide to Fascial Manipulation focuses on concepts around evaluating the fascia based on functional testing, movement and direction in specific spatial planes, and the location of specific areas to treat safely. With an emphasis throughout on accessible practical information, the book is also supported by a website - www.guidefascial.com - containing procedural video clips and an image bank.

Connect: A Practical Guide to Fascia

Connect: A Practical Guide to Fascia

This dynamic and detailed text offers an in-depth look at the connective tissue in the human body, known as fascia. It also offers helpful insights on awareness of one own's posture and how to establish a healthy lifestyle, which can then be shared with clients for a successful practice. Beneficial for massage therapists, body workers, health practitioners, exercise & yoga instructors who want to learn more about fascia therapy. Fascia therapy is a gentle and safe modality designed to identify and ease myofascial restrictions. Learn this light and unforced touch to achieve remarkable results with clients; benefits range from improved body symmetry and structural alignment, to scar tissue breakdown and reduced visibility of cellulite. Understand the elements that fabricate connective tissue, learn different pathologies of connective tissue and how to properly care for them. This book allows you to acquire the tools needed in order to practice a full-length fascia therapy massage; with detailed images and practical demonstrations, this guide easy to follow along to. Dive in and develop the power of this intentional touch.

The Massage Therapist's Guide to Pain Management E-Book

The Massage Therapist's Guide to Pain Management E-Book

Edited by Leon Chaitow and Sandy Fritz, this clearly written and fully illustrated volume offers practical, comprehensive coverage of the subject area accompanied by a range of video clips via www.chaitowonline.com which presents the massage therapy techniques involved. Covering all aspects of client assessment, treatment planning and current therapeutic modalities – including adjunctive treatments - this new book is suitable for massage therapists worldwide. Offers practical, validated, and clinically relevant information to all therapists working in the field Edited by two acknowledged experts in the field to complement each other’s approach and understanding of the issues involved Abundant use of pull-out boxes, line artwork, photographs and tables facilitates ease of understanding Contains an abundance of clinical cases to ensure full understanding of the topics explored Accompanying website - www.chaitowonline.com - which presents film clips of the massage therapy techniques involved

Academic Pain Medicine

A Practical Guide to Rotations, Fellowship, and Beyond

Academic Pain Medicine

This comprehensive text is the definitive academic pain medicine resource for medical students, residents and fellows. Acting as both an introduction and continued reference for various levels of training, this guide provides practitioners with up-to-date academic standards. In order to comprehensively meet the need for such a contemporary text—treatment options, types of pain management, and variables affecting specific conditions are thoroughly examined across 48 chapters. Categories of pain conditions include orofacial, neuropathic, visceral, neck, acute, muscle and myofascial, chronic urogenital and pelvic, acute, and regional. Written by renowned experts in the field, each chapter is supplemented with high-quality color figures, tables and images that provide the reader with a fully immersive educational experience. Academic Pain Medicine: A Practical Guide to Rotations, Fellowship, and Beyond is an unprecedented contribution to the literature that addresses the wide-spread requisite for a practical guide to pain medicine within the academic environment.