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Modern Neuromuscular Techniques

Churchill Livingstone Title
ISBN: 978-0-443-06937-6

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Modern Neuromuscular Techniques , 3rd Edition

By Leon Chaitow, ND, DO (UK)

340 pages
Trim Size 7 7/16 X 9 11/16 in
Copyright 2011
$112.00, Paperback, Reference

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Description

Fully updated throughout, this popular book explains the history, rationale, and detailed descriptions of the class of soft tissue manipulation methods known collectively as NMT techniques. Complete with accompanying website - www.chaitowonline.com - which contains film sequences of the author demonstrating the techniques, this book will be ideal for bodyworkers and acupuncturists in Europe, the USA and beyond.

Key Features

  • Facilitates the rapid and accurate identification of local soft-tissue dysfunction
  • Explains the origin of soft tissue distress
  • Provides diverse maps and explanations for the patterns of tender and trigger points seen daily in clinical practice
  • Includes guidance on the use of NMT for the treatment of the symptoms of fibromyalgia and abdominal dysfunction
  • Gives important guidance on the treatment of trigger points in treating lymphatic dysfunction
  • Discusses the use of NMT in the management of pain and hyperventilation
  • Explains the diagnostic and therapeutic value of tender reflex points related to viscero-somatic and somatic-visceral reflexes
  • Describes both European and North American versions of NMT
  • Provides a clear set of treatment options for all bodywork therapists and acupuncture practitioners
  • Authored by a highly respected, internationally known teacher, practitioner and author, with contributions from three leading practitioners from the U.S. and Europe

New to this Edition

  • Contains a new chapter on the value of Thai Yoga massage, associated with NMT methodology
  • Contains source material and commentary on the contribution of Raymond Nimmo DC in the evolution of NMT
  • Website - www.chaitowonline.com - containing updated video clips demonstrating the application of NMT

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Author Information

By Leon Chaitow, ND, DO (UK), Registered Osteopath and Naturopath; Honorary Fellow and Former Senior Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, London, UK; Fellow, British Naturopathic Association.; Fellow, College of Osteopaths, UK

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