Deep Tissue Massage Treatment: A Handbook of Neuromuscular by Enrique Fabian Fernandez

By Enrique Fabian Fernandez

Provided in a transparent and easy-to-use layout, this e-book presents uncomplicated evaluate of neuromuscular stipulations and an summary of options particular to deep tissue therapeutic massage. the main generic innovations are coated with illustrations and tricks for appearing innovations. the majority of the e-book offers therapy exercises for the 22 most ordinarily encountered neuromuscular stipulations. exercises are defined step by step and obviously describe precisely what therapists have to do to regard a specific situation. incorporates a DVD-ROM with over 1 hour of video displaying the thoughts defined within the text.The first textual content out there that delineates deep tissue exercises or treatments.Provides thoughts, workouts, and systems for the therapy of a big selection of neuromuscular stipulations, together with carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis and golfer's elbow, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff dysfunctions, thoracic outlet syndrome, whiplash, migraines, kyphosis, lordosis, and scoliosis, between others.Each bankruptcy on stipulations follows a template with a definition of the , an inventory of linked indicators, symptoms and contraindications for therapeutic massage, and a procedure/routine.Routines are defined step by step and obviously describe for the therapist precisely what should be performed to regard a selected condition.Heavily illustrated, with many pictures of every procedure and regimen, in addition to a few pictures illustrating conditions.Photos of indicated and contraindicated stretches with a short rationalization of why they're indicated or contraindicated.Includes DVD-ROM with over 1 hour of video exhibiting suggestions desribed within the text.An very good scientific better half for therapeutic massage therapists.

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Position: Client is in the supine position. Procedure: 1. Begin with compressing the origin of the rectus femoris just below the ASIS. 2. Follow with the release of the muscle down toward the knee or make a series of compressions to just above the knee. 3. Use a smaller tool (T-bar) to sculpt the attachments of the quadriceps at each side of the patella. ABDOMINAL RELEASE Objective: To release tension in the rectus, oblique, and transversus abdominis muscles. Position: Client is in the supine position.

Pregnancy can also be a cause because of the postural adjustments the body goes through in a relatively short period of time. Other known names for TOS are brachial plexopathy, cervicobrachial myofascial pain syndrome, cervicobrachial pain syndrome, costoclavicular mass syndrome, costoclavicular syndrome, scalenus anticus syndrome, scalenus syndrome, thoracic outlet compression syndrome, or cervical rib syndrome. qxd 54 4/19/06 4:13 PM Page 54 Part 2 T R E AT M E N T R O U T I N E S THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME ROUTINE POSITION: CLIENT IS PRONE PROCEDURE: 1 2 3 4 Effleurage and petrissage the entire posterior cervical, trapezius, rhomboids, and levator scapulae muscles.

Compress from near the xiphoid process along the inferior edge of the ribcage. Precautions: ■ Proceed slowly to avoid painful pressure on the abdominal group. ■ Do not use this procedure on clients who are pregnant, menstruating, or have abdominal pain. ■ Avoid painful pressure on rib 11 (floating rib) by ending the ribcage compressions at the end of the costal cartilage. ANTERIOR FLAT OF THE ILIUM Objective: To increase awareness of the pelvis, abdominal muscles and iliopsoas muscle. Position: Client is in the supine position.

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