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Direct Release Myofascial Technique

Churchill Livingstone Title
ISBN: 9780443073908

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Direct Release Myofascial Technique

An Illustrated Guide for Practitioners

By Michael Stanborough

200 pages
Trim Size 7 3/8 X 9 11/16 in
Copyright 2004
$81.95, Paperback, Reference

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A highly illustrated manual demonstrating how to undertake direct release myofascial techniques. Suitable for use by all manual therapists and bodyworkers.

Key Features

  • Outlines the principles and practice of a group of bodywork techniques that are particularly effective for the treatment of painful or restricted movement due to muscle stiffness or imbalance
  • Provides guidelines on the most effective and efficient use of the techniques based on movement theory
  • Highly illustrated with detailed photographs and line drawings
  • Presents a hypothetical model to explain why the technique works based on the latest research in the field of neuro-fascial physiology
  • Includes approaches to the use of the techniques with children
  • Written by an experienced practitioner and teacher
  • Draws on the teachings of Ida Rolf but makes them applicable to other groups of therapists


Massage therapists. Osteopaths. Chiropractors. Manipulative physiotherapists. All bodyworkers (eg Rolfers, sports therapists etc).
Students and practitioners for all groups.

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By Michael Stanborough

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