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Spinal Manipulation Made Simple A Manual of Soft Tissue Techniques

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ISBN-10: 1556433522

ISBN-13: 9781556433528

Edition: 2001

Authors: Jeffrey Maitland, Kelley Kirkpatrick

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Written by an expert on alternative bodywork, this book presents techniques for manipulating the soft tissues of the back in a safe, simple manner. The method avoids the high velocity, low amplitude thrusting techniques employed by chiropractors. Instead, it utilizes the intuitive sense of somatic bodyworkers combined with the proven theory and technique of Rolfing to provide safe and effective treatment. Maitland shows how to elegantly release joint fixations in the spine, sacrum, pelvis, and ribcage by using subtle soft tissue techniques, rather than the high velocity, low amplitude thrusting techniques that " pop" the joints. This gentler kind of individualized Rolfing work is thoroughly…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 2/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 9.45" wide x 6.97" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Jeffrey Maitland, Ph.D., is a philosophical counselor and advanced Rolfer. He is a senior instructor and Director of Academic Affairs at the International Rolf Institute. He lives and practices in Scottsdale, Arizona.