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Neuromuscular Therapy Manual is a concise manual of neuromuscular therapy that contains the most relevant content based on the popular, highly regarded Travell & Simons Trigger Point Therapy Manual. Content is laid out in a highly structured, regionally organized, accessible, and user-friendly text designed specifically to meet the needs of massage students.
LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series
October 14, 2010
About The Author(s)
Founder/Director/Owner, Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy, Ann Arbor, MI
--Case studies discuss clients with particular pathological conditions and how neuromuscular therapy routines, as presented in the text, can address them. One or two critical thinking questions regarding the scenario presented are included at the end of each case study. This helps students understand the application of what they are learning
--Several pedagogical features help students track their progress and learn more effiectively. These include key terms, chapter introduction/overviews, chapter summaries, and chapter review questions.
--Sample routines sections include step-by-step massage procedures for each body region to help connect the learning to actual practice. --Chapter summaries briefly review the content covered in each of the first four chapters. .
Table of contents
Part I: Introduction to Neuromuscular Therapy Chapter 1: Overview of Basic Neuromuscular Therapy Chapter 2: Neuromuscular Physiology and Trigger Points Chapter 3: Client Assessment Chapter 4: Basic Neuromuscular Therapy Techniques and Body Mechanics
Part II: Muscles and Neuromuscular Therapy Routines by Body Region Chapter 5: Head and Neck Chapter 6: Upper Torso Chapter 7: Arm, Wrist, and Hand Chapter 8: Lower Torso and Abdomen Chapter 9: Hip, Thigh, and Anterior Knee Chapter 10: Leg, Ankle, and Foot Chapter 11: Trigger Point and Referral Guide Appendix A: Answers to Chapter Review Questions Glossary Index
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