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Basic Clinical Massage Therapy Integrating Anatomy and Treatment

ISBN-10: 0781756774
ISBN-13: 9780781756778
Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)
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List price: $76.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 12/29/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 443
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

This stunningly realistic text brings the basic techniques of clinical massage therapy to life by embedding illustrations of internal structures directly into photographs of live models. The result is a vivid representation of the individual muscles that are essential to understanding basic clinical massage therapy techniques. More than 550 vibrant, full-color images create a complete perspective, showing each muscle or muscle group, along with surrounding structures, surface landmarks, and the therapist's hands.

Foundations of Clinical Massage Therapy
Approaching Clinical Massage Therapy
The Place of Clinical Massage Therapy in Health Care
The Principles of Clinical Massage Therapy
Structure and Function of Muscles
The Muscle Cell
The Cross-Bridge Theory
The Neuromuscular Junction
Muscle Architecture
Tender Points, Trigger Points, Release
Agonists and Antagonists
Fascia
Superficial Fascia
Deep Fascia
Types of Fascial Treatment
Treating the Fascia
Body Mechanics
Varieties of Soft-Tissue Manipulation
The Art of Direct Tissue Manipulation: The "Tissue Dialogue"
The Tools of the Therapist's Body
Specific Treatment Techniques
Tables
Draping
Chapter Summary
Approaching Assessment
Client History
Designing a Form for Client Information
Conducting the Interview
Whole-Body Assessment
Informal Observation
Formal Alignment Examination
Testing Areas Specific to the Complaint
The Breathing Examination
The Manual (Palpatory) Examination
Summation and Detective Work
Synthesizing Your Findings
Communicating with Clients
Applying Your Synthesis to Treatment
Communicating with Other Health Professionals
Special Populations
Pregnant Women
The Elderly
Children and Adolescents
Conclusion
Chapter Summary
Approaching Treatment
The Head, Face, and Neck
Overview of the Region
Frontalis
Occipitalis
Orbicularis Oculi
Zygomaticus Major and Minor
Temporalis
Masseter
Pterygoids
Medial or Internal Pterygoid
Lateral or External Pterygoid
Levator Veli Palatini, Tensor Veli Palatini, and the Palatine Aponeurosis
Platysma
Muscles Attached to the Hyoid Bone
Digastric
Sternocleidomastoid
Scaleni (Scalenes)
Posterior Neck Muscles
Trapezius
Semispinalis Capitis and Cervicis, Longissimus Capitis
Splenius Capitis, Splenius Cervicis
Multifidi and Rotatores
Suboccipital Muscles
The Shoulder, Chest, and Upper Back
Overview of the Region
Anterior Shoulder
Subclavius
Pectoralis Major
Pectoralis Minor
Levator Scapulae
Rhomboids Major and Minor
Latissimus Dorsi
Teres Major
Deltoid
The Rotator Cuff
Supraspinatus
Infraspinatus
Teres Minor
Subscapularis
Muscles of the Ribs
Serratus Anterior
Serratus Posterior Inferior
Muscles of Breathing
Diaphragm
Serratus Posterior Superior
Intercostals
Teaching Diaphragmatic Breathing
The Arm and Hand
Overview of the Region
Muscles of the Upper Arm
Biceps Brachii
Brachialis
Triceps Brachii
Anconeus
Coracobrachialis
Muscles of the Forearm and Hand
Supinator
Pronator Teres
Pronator Quadratus
Brachioradialis
Extensors of the Hand, Wrist, and Fingers
Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis
Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus
Extensor Carpi Ulnaris
Extensor Digiti Minimi
Extensor Digitorum
Extensor Indicis
Extensor Pollicis Brevis
Extensor Pollicis Longus
Abductor Pollicis Longus
Flexors of the Hand, Wrist, and Fingers
Flexor Retinaculum (Transverse Carpal Ligament)
Palmaris Longus
Flexor Carpi Radialis
Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
Flexor Digitorum Profundus
Flexor Digitorum Superficialis
Flexor Pollicis Longus
Muscles in the Hand
Muscles of the Thumb
Adductor Pollicis
Flexor Pollicis Brevis
Abductor Pollicis Brevis
Opponens Pollicis
Interosseus Muscles of the Hand
Lumbrical Muscles of the Hand
Flexor Digiti Minimi Brevis
Abductor Digiti Minimi
The Vertebral Column
Overview of the Region
The Superficial Paraspinal Muscles
Erector Spinae
The Iliocostalis Group
Iliocostalis Lumborum
Iliocostalis Thoracis
Iliocostalis Cervicis
Longissimus Thoracis
Spinalis Thoracis
Semispinalis Thoracis
The Deep Muscles of the Vertebral Column
Multifidus
Rotatores
The Low Back and Abdomen
Overview of the Region
Muscles of the Abdomen
Rectus Abdominis
Pyramidalis
Abdominal Obliques
Transversus Abdominis
Muscles of the Lower Back
Quadratus Lumborum
The Pelvis
Overview of the Region
Psoas Major (Iliopsoas)
Iliacus
Psoas Minor
Muscles of the Pelvic Floor
Coccygeus
Levator Ani
Gluteal Muscles
Gluteus Maximus
Gluteus Medius
Gluteus Minimus
Deep Lateral Rotators of the Hip
Piriformis
Superior Gemellus
Inferior Gemellus
Obturator Internus
Obturator Externus
Quadratus Femoris
The Thigh
Overview of the Region
Muscles of the Anterior Thigh
Quadriceps Femoris
Sartorius
Muscles of the Posterior Thigh (Hamstrings)
Semitendinosus
Semimembranosus
Biceps Femoris
The Lateral Thigh: Tensor Fasciae Latae and the Iliotibial Band (Iliotibial Tract, ITB)
Tensor Fasciae Latae and the Iliotibial Band
Muscles of the Medial Thigh (Hip Adductors)
Adductor Magnus
Adductor Longus
Adductor Brevis
Pectineus
Gracilis
The Leg, Ankle, and Foot
Overview of the Region
Connective Tissue of the Leg and Foot
Crural Fascia
Flexor, Extensor, and Peroneal Retinacula
Flexor Retinaculum
Inferior Extensor Retinaculum
Superior Extensor Retinaculum
Peroneal Retinaculum
Plantar Fascia (Plantar Aponeurosis)
Anterior Muscles of the Leg
Tibialis Anterior
Extensor Digitorum Longus
Extensor Hallucis Longus
Lateral Muscles of the Leg
Peroneus Longus
Peroneus Brevis
Peroneus Tertius
Posterior Muscles of the Leg
Popliteus
Gastrocnemius
Soleus
Plantaris
Tibialis Posterior
Flexor Digitorum Longus
Flexor Hallucis Longus
Intrinsic Muscles of the Foot
Quadratus Plantae
Flexor Digiti Minimi Brevis
Flexor Digitorum Brevis
Flexor Hallucis Brevis
Extensor Digitorum Brevis
Abductor Hallucis
Adductor Hallucis
Abductor Digiti Minimi
Lumbrical Muscles of the Foot
Interosseus Muscles of the Foot (Interossei)
Anatomical Prefixes and Suffixes
Directional and Kinetic Terminology
Muscles by Pain Referral Zone
Suggested Readings
Glossary
Index

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