Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction

The Trigger Point Manual

Author: Janet G. Travell,David G. Simons

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0683083678

Category: Medical

Page: 626

View: 8041

DOWNLOAD NOW » a thorough understanding of what myofascial pain actually is, and provides a unique and effective approach to the diagnosis and treatment of this syndrome for the lower body muscles.

Triggerpunkt-Therapie bei Kopfschmerzen und Migräne

Ein Arbeitsbuch zur Selbstbehandlung und Schmerzlinderung

Author: N.A

Publisher: Junfermann Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3955712397

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 176

View: 1704

Unendlich viele Menschen leiden unter Kopfschmerzen und Migräne und dennoch gibt es kein Patentrezept, diese Beschwerden zu kurieren. Das Buch gibt einen Überblick über die möglichen Ursachen von Kopfschmerzen und Migräne und bietet zahlreiche Tipps zur Selbsthilfe. Es wird erläutert, was Triggerpunkte sind: in der Regel oft nur erbsengroße verkrampfte Zonen der Muskulatur, vergleichbar einem kleinen Dauerkrampf. Der Leser erfährt, wie man Triggerpunkte behandeln kann und welche Rolle sie bei Kopfschmerzen und Migräne spielen. Auch auf die Gründe, warum und wie Triggerpunkte entstehen, wird eingegangen. Das können z.B. ungünstige Körperhaltungen sein, aber auch unvorteilhaft konstruierte Möbel, ernährungsbedingte Faktoren, Stress, Schlafstörungen sowie akute oder chronische Krankheiten.

Modern Neuromuscular Techniques E-Book

Author: Leon Chaitow

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050954

Category: Medical

Page: 340

View: 2739

Fully updated throughout, this popular book explains the history, rationale, and detailed descriptions of the class of soft tissue manipulation methods known collectively as NMT techniques. Complete with accompanying website - - which contains film sequences of the author demonstrating the techniques, this book will be ideal for bodyworkers and acupuncturists in Europe, the USA and beyond. Facilitates the rapid and accurate identification of local soft-tissue dysfunction Explains the origin of soft tissue distress Provides diverse maps and explanations for the patterns of tender and trigger points seen daily in clinical practice Includes guidance on the use of NMT for the treatment of the symptoms of fibromyalgia and abdominal dysfunction Gives important guidance on the treatment of trigger points in treating lymphatic dysfunction Discusses the use of NMT in the management of pain and hyperventilation Explains the diagnostic and therapeutic value of tender reflex points related to viscero-somatic and somatic-visceral reflexes Describes both European and North American versions of NMT Provides a clear set of treatment options for all bodywork therapists and acupuncture practitioners Authored by a highly respected, internationally known teacher, practitioner and author, with contributions from three leading practitioners from the U.S. and Europe Contains a new chapter on the value of Thai Yoga massage, associated with NMT methodology Contains source material and commentary on the contribution of Raymond Nimmo DC in the evolution of NMT Website - - containing updated video clips demonstrating the application of NMT

Praxisbuch Myofasziale Triggerpunkte

Diagnostik - Therapie - Wirkungen

Author: Heidi Tanno-Rast

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437296469

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 3339

Triggerpunkttechniken Schritt für Schritt Erfahren Sie alles Wissenswerte über manuelle Triggerpunkttechniken. Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen helfen Ihnen die Behandlung kompetent und richtig durchzuführen. Alle relevanten Triggerpunkte werden in aussagekräftigen anatomisch Abbildungen dargestellt sowie typische Verletzungsmuster bzw. Aktivierungsmechanismen (Ursachen) beschrieben. Detailgenaue Fotos zeigen die differenzierten Behandlungstechniken. Für jeden Muskel erfahren Sie: Lokalisation und Ausstrahlung der Triggerpunkte Wie können Triggerpunkte untersucht und behandelt werden? Welche Ausgangsstellung ist für die Triggerpunktbehandlung zu wählen? Darüber hinaus gibt Ihnen das Buch theoretische Hintergrundinformationen zur Physiologie und Pathophysiologie der Triggerpunkte sowie Beispiele für Selbstdehnungstechniken des Patienten.

Travell & Simons' Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: Upper half of body

Author: David G. Simons,Janet G. Travell,Lois S. Simons

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780683083637

Category: Medical

Page: 1038

View: 4363

This Second Edition presents introductory general information on all trigger points and also detailed descriptions of single muscle syndromes for the upper half of the body. It includes 107 new drawings, a number of trigger point release techniques in addition to spray and stretch, and a new chapter on intercostal muscles and diaphragm.

Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2 E-Book

The Lower Body

Author: Leon Chaitow,Judith DeLany

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050946

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 4600

Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2 - The Lower Body discusses the theory and practice of the manual treatment of chronic pain, especially with regards to the soft tissues of the lower body. Authored by experts of international renown, this highly successful book provides a structural review of each region, including ligaments and functional anatomy, and includes step-by-step protocols that address each muscle of a region. The volume now comes with an EVOLVE site for instructors who can download the full text and images for teaching purposes. 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 Presents the latest research findings underpinning the practice of NMT methodology from differing areas of practice Presents the increasingly refined ways of using the variety of MET methods to allow the reader to safely apply them in a variety of settings

Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes E-Book

Evidence-informed Screening, Diagnosis and Management

Author: Cesar Fernandez de las Penas,Joshua Cleland,Peter A. Huijbregts

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048844

Category: Medical

Page: 560

View: 8130

The first of its kind, Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes is a comprehensive evidence- and clinical-based book, covering research-based diagnosis, prognosis and management of neuromusculoskeletal pathologies and dysfunctions of the upper quadrant, including joint, muscle, myofascial and neural tissue approaches. It uniquely addresses the expanding role of the various health care professions which require increased knowledge and skills in screening for contra-indications and recognizing the need for medical-surgical referral. Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes also stresses the integration of experiential knowledge and a pathophysiologic rationale with current best evidence. the only one-stop guide for examination and treatment of the upper quadrant supported by accurate scientific and clinical-based data acknowledges the expanding direct access role of the various health professions both at the entry-level and postgraduate level addresses concerns among clinicians that research is overemphasized at the expense of experiential knowledge and pathophysiologic rationale multiple-contributed by expert clinicians and researchers with an international outlook covers diagnosis, prognosis and conservative treatment of the most commonly seen pain syndromes in clinical practice over 800 illustrations demonstrating examination procedures and techniques

Muscle Pain

Understanding Its Nature, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Author: Siegfried Mense,David G. Simons,I. Jon Russell

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780683059281

Category: Medical

Page: 385

View: 3545

For the first time a book that addresses all aspects of muscle pain fr om basic science to clinical treatment. This book answers all possible questions regarding muscle pain - from local muscle soreness to the f ibromyalgia syndrome. The unique concept behind the book is the combin ation of neuroanatomical and neurophysiological data with the clinical management of all diseases that exhibit muscle pain.


osteopathische Behandlung der Tenderpoints

Author: Lawrence H. Jones

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437562211


Page: 178

View: 7086

Die Strain-Counterstrain Methode ist ein wesentlicher Bestandteil des osteopathischen Behandlungskonzepts. L.H. Jones, der Begründer der Methode, stellt in diesem reich bebilderten Buch sein System an leicht zu erlernenden Positionen vor. - Die Entwicklung des Strain-Counterstrain-Konzepts - Physiologische Grundlagen und Pathogenese der Gelenkdysfunktionen - alle Behandlungsprinzipien und Anwendungsgebiete - präzise Anleitungen zum Auffinden und Behandeln der Tenderpoints am gesamten muskulo-skelettalen System.

The Activator Method - E-Book

Author: Arlan W. Fuhr

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323071457

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 497

From basic scan protocols to advanced assessment procedures, THE ACTIVATOR METHOD, 2nd Edition discusses the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique (AMCT) in an easy-to-understand, how-to approach. This updated 2nd edition covers all aspects of the controlled low-force analytical and adjusting system, from the history of the technique to in-depth examinations of body structures. It also features expanded content on supportive subjects from seven new contributors, discussing topics such as activator and instrument adjusting history, instrument reliability in the literature, the neurology of pain and inflammation, temporal mandibular disorders, and leg length reactivity. UNIQUE! As the only Activator Method textbook in the field, it is known as the standard reference in Activator. Expert author, Dr. Arlan Fuhr, is a co-founder of the AMCT, bringing his unparalleled expertise to the subject. Brand new full-color photos detail assessment procedures, specific anatomical contact points, and lines of drive to clearly show procedures for easier learning. Clinical Observations boxes share the author’s knowledge from years of experience and provide tips on analysis of certain conditions and suggestions for atypical cases. Summary tables in each clinical chapter allow you to quickly access pertinent information. Step-by-step instruction throughout the Instrumentation section helps you understand the principles of the technique. Appendix: Activator Quick Notes for Basic and Advanced Protocol provides at-a-glance reviews of important points and things to remember when performing basic and advanced protocols. A new chapter on leg length analysis procedures offers comprehensive coverage of this critical step in using the Activator Method. Seven new contributors bring fresh insight to AMCT.

Equine Locomotion - E-Book

Author: Willem Back,Hilary M. Clayton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702052930

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 1402

The first edition of Equine Locomotion has established itself as the book in the equine literature that discusses all aspects of equine locomotion and gait analysis, written by an international team of editors and contributors. The new edition continues this trend and gives the reader a complete picture of the horse in motion, at the same time including many recent findings in this area. The book begins with a history of man’s association with the horse and then continues to discuss with comprehensive descriptions of the present state of knowledge beginning with the initiation of gait and ending with the more scientific area of computer modeling. In the new edition, the list of contributors continues to comprise of authors who are acknowledged experts in their subject areas and includes many new illustrations. • international team of editors and contributors, with leading experts from the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden and France (all centres of excellence for the study of equine locomotion) • editors are from two of the worlds leading locomotion centres – Utrecht and Michigan • highly illustrated with nearly 500 detailed line drawings and illustrations • covers all you will ever need to know about equine locomotion, gait analysis and much more • international team of editors and contributors, with leading experts from the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden and France (all centres of excellence for the study of equine locomotion) • editors are from two of the worlds leading locomotion centres – Utrecht and Michigan • highly illustrated with nearly 500 detailed line drawings and illustrations • covers all you will ever need to know about equine locomotion, gait analysis and much more

Földi's Textbook of Lymphology

for Physicians and Lymphedema Therapists

Author: Michael Földi,Ethel Földi,Roman Strößenreuther,Stefan Kubik

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 3437595334

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 8877

Der bewährte englischsprachige Klassiker, der alle Aspekte der Lymphologie vollständig und übersichtlich zusammenfasst: Anatomie und Physiologie des Lymphsystems Ursachen, Diagnostik, Therapie und Verlauf aller lymphologischen Krankheitsbilder Technik, Wirkungsweise und Einsatz der Komplexen Physikalischen Entstauungstherapie (KPE) Dieses Werk schlägt eine Brücke zwischen schulmedizinischer und physiotherapeutischer Tätigkeit - ideal für Ärzte und Therapeuten. Die neue, 3. Auflage wurde komplett aktualisiert und ergänzt.

Modalities for Massage and Bodywork

Author: Elaine Stillerman

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated


Category: Medical

Page: 460

View: 1259

"Explore 21 of the top modalities in massage practice today with direction from leading experts in each modality."--Back cover.

Low Back Syndromes: Integrated Clinical Management

Author: Craig Morris

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071374728

Category: Medical

Page: 967

View: 7030

Comprehensive multidisciplinary text for low back conditions. Because today's patients expect their clinicians to possess an in-depth understanding of available treatments, this text covers the broad spectrum of clinical options currently available. From chiropractic to osteopathy, from medicine to physical therapy, from occupational medicine to evidence-based health care, from psychology to surgery, from pain medicine to manipulation, from post-surgical rehabilitation to end-stage training of elite athletes, this textbook brings all the specialists together to allow clinicians direct access to state-of-the art standards of practice from a single source.

Physical Therapy of the Foot and Ankle

Author: Gary C. Hunt,Thomas G. McPoil

Publisher: N.A


Category: Medical

Page: 422

View: 6009

This edition provides revised and updated coverage on the anatomy, examination, evaluation and therapeutics of common foot and ankle disorders. It emphasizes physical therapy research and clinical procedures that could be utilized in most physical therapy clinics. New to this edition are chapters on paediatric foot problems and special diagnostic techniques. In addition, the chapters on orthotics, insensitive foot and use of videography in the clinic have been expanded.