The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching

The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching

Joseph E Muscolino

With more than 1,000 vibrant, full-color illustrations and over 4 hours of detailed video demonstrations, The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual is the most visually engaging way to help you master and successfully apply palpation techniques in massage therapy. This innovative text uses unique, richly detailed photographic illustrations of muscles as they appear under the skin to give you a thorough understanding of effective palpation. This comprehensive guide provides unparalleled preparation for professional success.

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Contents

Preface Foreword by Ruth Werner Part I: How to Palpate 1. Introduction to Palpation 2. The Art and Science of Muscle Palpation 3. Draping and Basic Massage Strokes 4. Body Mechanics for the Manual Therapist 5. Anatomy, Physiology, and Treatment of Trigger Points (TrP) 6. Stretching Part II: Bone Palpation and Ligaments 7. Upper Extremity Bone Palpation and Ligaments 8. Axial Body Bone Palpation and Ligaments 9. Lower Extremity Bone Palpation and Ligaments Part III: Muscle Palpation 10. Tour 1: Palpation of the Muscles of the Shoulder Girdle 11. Tour 2: Palpation of the Neck Muscles 12. Tour 3: Palpation of the Muscles of the Head 13. Tour 4: Palpation of the Muscles of the Arm 14. Tour 5: Palpation of the Muscles of the Forearm 15. Tour 6: Palpation of the Intrinsic Muscles of the Hand 16. Tour 7: Palpation of the Trunk Muscles 17. Tour 8: Palpation of the Pelvic Muscles 18. Tour 9: Palpation of the Thigh Muscles 19. Tour 10: Palpation of the Leg Muscles 20. Tour 11: Palpation of the Intrinsic Muscles of the Foot

Overview

AuthorJoseph E Muscolino
Publication Date05/12/2008
PublisherMosby
Number Of Pages544
Book FormatPaperback
ISBN9780323051712

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