Manual Trigger Point Therapy: Recognizing, Understanding...

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Item#: 9783132202917
Edition 01
Author Gautschi, Roland
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Treating pain where it originates!Manual trigger point therapy combines mechanical, reflex, biochemical, energetic, functional, cognitive-emotional, and behaviorally effective phenomena. As such, it influences not only peripheral nociceptive pain, but also intervenes in the body's pain-processing and transmission mechanisms.Here you will learn: a systematic, manual-therapeutic approach to recognize and deactivate the potential of trigger points to cause pain and dysfunction; how to treat the accompanying fascial disorders; and how to prevent recurrences.Key Features:Clinical background of myofascial pain and dysfunctionMuscles, trigger points, and pain patterns at a glanceNeuromuscular entrapments shown in detailScreening tests und pain guides for all common clinical patternsManual treatment of trigger points and fasciaeManual Trigger Point Therapyis your one-stop, comprehensive introduction to this fascinating, proven technique.This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on

Table of Contents
1 Introduction<
>2 Myofascial Trigger Points<
>3 Trigger Point-Induced Disturbances<
>4 Diagnosis of Myofascial Pain<
>5 Treatment of Myofascial Pain<
>6 Indications — Contraindications<
>7 Manual Therapy of the Muscles<
>8 Neuromuscular Entrapments<
>9 Clinical Aspects