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Trigger point therapy for myofascial pain : the practice of informed touch

Author: Donna Finando; Steven J Finando
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Healing Arts Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and fully expanded edView all editions and formats
"In Trigger Point Therapy for Myofascial Pain Donna and Steven Finando have organized vast amounts of information on treating muscle pain into an accessible and comprehensive clinical reference manual for healthcare practitioners. They examine a wide range of pain patterns and present evaluation and palpation techniques for reducing trigger points - and thereby alleviating pain - in the most clinically significant  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbook
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Finando; Steven J Finando
ISBN: 9781594770548 1594770549
OCLC Number: 61672617
Notes: Previous ed. published under title: Informed touch.
Description: ix, 244 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction: A Gathering of Forces: Toward an Era of Interdisciplinary Cooperation in the Treatment of Pain 1 --
Chapter 1 The Nature of Muscles and Trigger Points 3 --
Chapter 2 Qi, Movement, and Health 8 --
Chapter 3 Informed Touch 19 --
Chapter 4 Diagnosis and Treatment 23 --
Chapter 5 How to Use This Manual 29 --
Muscles of the Head, Neck, and Face --
Muscles of the Shoulder Girdle --
Muscles of the Upper Limb --
Muscles of the Torso --
Muscles of the Lower Limb --
Appendix 1 Meridian Pathways 221 --
Appendix 2 On Cutaneous Zones 225 --
Appendix 3 Commonly Used Acupoints 226.
Responsibility: Donna Finando and Steven Finando.
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"Knowing how to touch the human body when it is in distress is the skill that links bodyworkers with physical--and oriental--medicine practitioners. Nowhere is this knowledge more developed than in Read more...

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