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ISBN: 9780323071291
Page Count: 544
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $71.95

The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

by Joseph E. Muscolino, DC

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323071291
Page Count: 544
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $71.95
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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.
    • Full-color musculoskeletal overlays depict muscles and bones exactly as they appear when palpated to help you locate tissues and landmarks with confidence.
    • Comprehensive palpation coverage helps you easily identify muscle names, attachments, actions, palpation steps, and more.
    • Video demonstrations on two companion DVDs demonstrate and reinforce correct muscle palpation.
    • Joseph Muscolino’s popular, concise writing style makes the science of palpation clear and accessible, encouraging critical thinking skills.
    • Trigger points and referral patterns included for each muscle provide convenient access to guidelines for additional client assessment and treatment.
    • Massage-specific treatment options guide you from palpation and assessment to practical treatment application.
    • Stretching protocols and illustrations broaden your treatment capabilities.
    • Comprehensive Body Mechanics chapter details 10 guidelines to help maximize efficiency during practice.
    • A massage stroke atlas with information on draping techniques, massage strokes, and fundamental characteristics of touch helps you efficiently treat clients.
    • Detailed explanations and full color drawings for bone and bony landmark palpation provide a comprehensive resource for bone palpation.
  • 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
  • Joseph E. Muscolino, DC, Instructor, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY; Owner, The Art and Science of Kinesiology, Redding, CT
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