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Muscle Energy Techniques (with DVD-ROM)

67.64€ 57.49€
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ISBN - 9780443101144
Autor(es) - Leon Chaitow
Editora - Churchill Livingstone
Ano de Edição -
N º de Páginas -

N º de páginas: 276

3ª Edição

Ano de Edição: 2006


Describes the basis and practice of MET ie those manipulative techniques in which a patient, on request, actively uses his or her muscles from a controlled position in a specific direction against a distinct counterforce applied by the practitioner.. This is now a widely recognised approach to the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. It combines methods used in physical therapy, osteopathy, chiropractic and manual medicine. The text provides a comprehensive and uptodate presentation of the techniques. The DVD-Rom includes video clips to demonstrate the application of the techniques and so supports and supplements the text.

  • Bonus DVD-Rom includes video clips of the author demonstrating the technique
  • Details the background to soft tissue dysfunction and explains the chain reactions which occur as part of such dysfunction
  • Provides precise assessment and diagnosis guideline
  • Gives many variations on the safe use of MET in acute, chronic and rehabilitation settinG
  • Explains the use of MET for whole muscle problems, local dysfunction and joint restriction
  • Suggests patient self-application methods.

    • What's New
      • Some additional techniques to be added to both text and DVD-Rom video
      • Expanded sections on some of the techniques already included
      • Updated throughout with reference to most recent published research
      • Four new contributed chapters on efficacy and research, MET in a massage therapy setting, MET in treatment of athletic injuries, and MET in physical medicine settings.

        • Contents

          1. An introduction to muscle energy techniques
          2. Patterns of function and dysfunction
          3. How to use MET
          4. NEW

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