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Concise Book of Neuromuscular Therapy

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ISBN-10: 1556436734

ISBN-13: 9781556436734

Edition: 2007

Authors: John Sharkey

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Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) is an innovative healing approach that combines the best soft tissue manipulation techniques of osteopathy, chiropractic, naturopathy, trigger point therapy, and other fields. NMT uses massage techniques and flexibility stretching to balance the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, and eliminate the causes of neuromuscular pain. The therapy consists of using the fingers, knuckles, or elbow to apply alternating levels of pressure, which relax the affected muscles and increase circulation. This treatment enhances muscle and joint function, and can be combined with other modalities as part of a comprehensive program. With 240 color and black-and-white…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 1/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

History, Influences, and the Genesis of Neuromuscular (European) Therapy
Integrated Functional Anatomy Building Blocks
Understanding Anatomy
Prefixes, Suffixes and Combining Forms
Anatomical Localization
The Cell: Organization of the Human Body
An Overview of the Skeletal System
An Overview of the Nervous System
An Overview of the Cardiorespiratory System
Muscles, Fascia, and the Kinetic Chain
Introducing Fascia
Planes of Motion
Kinetic Chain
Classification of Skeletal Muscles and Muscle Mechanics
Titin and the Sliding Filament Theory
Muscle Anatomy: Only One Muscle in the Human Body
Trigger Points: Assessment and Treatment
Trigger Point (TrP) Formation Theories
Shoulder Anatomy, Arthrokinematics and TrP Considerations
What is Proprioception?
Stages of Learning
Kinetic Chain Anatomy and Patient Assessment
Prime Movers, Stabilizers, and the Kinetic Chain
Kinetic Chain Anatomy
Looking at Muscle Function
Patient Assessment
Laws of European Neuromuscular Therapy
Muscle Energy Techniques
Review of the Major Skeletal Muscles
Muscles of the Face, Head, and Neck
Muscles of the Trunk
Muscles of the Shoulder, Arm, and Hand
Muscles of the Hip and Thigh
Muscles of the Leg and Foot