Balanced Body A Guide to Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular Therapy

ISBN-10: 0781763088

ISBN-13: 9780781763080

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

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'The Balanced Body' provides a systematic training programme for deep tissue and neuromuscular therapy and other massage modalities. Lessons cover sequential, progressive massage therapy and other massage therapy for the entire body to help practitioners create an integrated treatment plan.
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List price: $75.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 5/25/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Introduction To The Integrated Deep Tissue Therapy System
Overview of the Integrated Deep Tissue System
Integrated Deep Tissue System
Components of the Integrated Deep Tissue System
Learning the Work
Format of the Lesson
Lesson Sequence
Designing a Session
Guidelines for the Deep Tissue Therapist
Incorporating the Mind/Body Aspect of Integrated Deep Tissue Therapy
Principles of Conscious Bodywork
The Lessons
Integrated Deep Tissue Therapy System Techniques
Three Levels of Assessment Used in Deep Tissue Therapy
Using the Lesson Material
Postural and Movement Muscles
Guidelines for Performing the Modalities
Body Mechanics
Therapist Self-Care
Connective Tissue
Role of Fascia
Working with Fascia
(Connective Tissue Release)
Connective Tissue Routine
The Fundamentals: Breath and Support
The Chest
(The Chest)
The Back and Spine
(The Back)
Aligning the Upper Extremity
The Shoulder, Arm, and Hand
(The Shoulders and Arms)
Establishing a Firm Foundation
The Foot, Leg, and Knee
(The Foot and Leg)
Stabilizing the Core
The Thigh and Hip
9The Hip)
The Pelvis and Abdomen
(Rectus Femoris and Iliopsoas)
Balancing the Upper Pole
The Neck and Head
(The Neck)
The Facial Muscles and Temporomandibular Joint
(Temporomandibular Joint)
Appendix: American Massage Therapy Association Code of Ethics
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