Minecraft Adventures B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | August 24, 2015

    Ellen Urbani: IMG Like Every Other Survivor



    Note: Join us at Powell's City of Books on Saturday, August 29, for an author event with Ellen Urbani. I have an uncommon penchant for aligning... Continue »
    1. $11.17 Sale Trade Paper add to wish list

      Landfall

      Ellen Urbani 9780988265776

    spacer

Advanced Treatment Techniques for the Manual Therapist: Neck (LWW In Touch)

by

Advanced Treatment Techniques for the Manual Therapist: Neck (LWW In Touch) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Help your students develop the advanced skills needed to treat the neck! 
 
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is pleased to introduce Advanced Treatment Techniques for the Manual Therapist NECK, an exciting new edition as part of our In Touch series. Relying on his vast experience as a chiropractor, manual therapist, and educator, author Joe Muscolino creates a comprehensive guide to neck treatment that empowers manual therapists from multiple health professions to confidently and effectively manage neck pain and conditions . Part One of the book begins with an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the neck, common pathologic conditions, and assessment.  Part Two sets forth a variety of tested and proven treatment techniques.And Part Three offers self-care advice for both the client and the manual therapist.
 
The treatment routines set forth in the text combine images with detailed explanations to guide students through effective clinical orthopedic manual therapy techniques for the functional muscle groups and joints of the neck.  Accompanying video clips show these techniques in action.  Caution boxes throughout the text draw attention to contraindications and precautions that students need to be aware of before performing manual therapy on the neck.
 
Whether as a student expanding his or her learning to include advanced treatment options, or as a practicing therapist seeking to hone and enhance a seasoned skill set, this book will help readers prepare to meet the needs of their clients and become a more marketable, in-demand, and valuable therapist by performing clinical orthopedic work. Likewise, instructors will find additional tools and resources to facilitate the teaching and learning of this crucial topic.

Synopsis:

This reference text provides the manual therapist with the tools to effectively treat clients suffering from neck injuries and conditions. The book begins with an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the neck, common pathologies and conditions, and assessment. Part Two provides a variety of treatment techniques that can be employed by a therapist when treating a client with a neck condition. The accompanying video shows various assessment and treatment techniques in action.

Synopsis:

Help your students develop the advanced skills needed to treat the neck!  With this text as their guide, students learn to effectively treat clients suffering from neck injuries and conditions.  The book begins with an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the neck, common pathologies and conditions, and assessment.  Part Two sets forth a variety of tested and proven treatment techniques, whereas Part Three offers self-care advice for both the client and the manual therapist.

 

The treatment routines set forth in the text combine images with detailed explanations to guide students through effective manual therapy techniques for each functional muscle group in the neck.  Accompanying video clips show these techniques in action.  Caution boxes throughout the text draw attention to contraindications and precautions that students need to be aware of before performing manual therapy on the neck.

 

About the Author

Jospeh E. Muscolino has been teaching core curriculum and continuing education musculoskeletal anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, assessment, and treatment courses to manual and movement therapists for more than 25 years. He was an instructor at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy from 1986 to 2010. and is presently an adjunct professor at Purchase College, State University of New York (SUNY). 
 
Dr. Muscolino is the author of numerous textbooks written for the world of manual and movement therapy. These textbooks cover musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, musculoskeletal pathology, palpation and orthopedic assessment, and hands-on treatment techniques. He has authored several assessment and treatment DVDs, writes the column article, "Body Mechanics," in the Massage Therapy Journal (MTJ), and has written for numerous journals in the United States and internationally. 
 
Dr. Muscolino teaches continuing education workshops in the United States and internationally on such topics as body mechanics, deep tissue massage, stretching, advanced stretching, joint mobilization, muscle palpation, joint motion palpation, orthopedic assessment, musculoskeletal pathologic conditions, kinesiology, and cadaver workshops. Through The Art and Science of Kinesiology, Dr. Muscolino offers a Certification in Clinical Orthopedic Massage Therapy. He also runs instructor in-services for kinesiology and hands-on treatment instructors. 

 

Dr. Muscolino received his Bachelor of Arts in biology from the State University of New York at Binghamton, Harpur College. He attained his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon. He has been in private practice in Connecticut for more than 26 years and incorporates soft tissue work into his chiropractic practice for all of his patients. 

Table of Contents

Part 1: Anatomy, Pathology, and Assessment

Chapter 1: Anatomy and Physiology Review

Chapter 2: Common Musculoskeletal Pathologic Conditions

Chapter 3: Assessment and Treatment Strategy

Part 2: Advanced Treatment Techniques

Chapter 4: Body Mechanics for Deep Tissue Work to the Posterior Neck

Chapter 5: Massaging the Anterior Neck

Chapter 6: Multiplane Stretching

Chapter 7: Contract Relax Stretching

Chapter 8: Agonist Contract Stretching

Chapter 9: Contract Relax Agonist Contract Stretching

Chapter 10: Joint Mobilization

Part 3: Self-Care for the Client and Therapist

Chapter 11: Self-Care for the Client

Chapter 12: Self-Care for the Therapist

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582558509
Author:
Muscolino, Joseph E.
Publisher:
LWW
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Alternative
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
LWW In Touch Series
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.38 x 10.88 in

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Alternative
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Pharmacology
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Professional Medical Reference

Advanced Treatment Techniques for the Manual Therapist: Neck (LWW In Touch) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$83.25 Backorder
Product details 304 pages Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - English 9781582558509 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
This reference text provides the manual therapist with the tools to effectively treat clients suffering from neck injuries and conditions. The book begins with an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the neck, common pathologies and conditions, and assessment. Part Two provides a variety of treatment techniques that can be employed by a therapist when treating a client with a neck condition. The accompanying video shows various assessment and treatment techniques in action.
"Synopsis" by ,

Help your students develop the advanced skills needed to treat the neck!  With this text as their guide, students learn to effectively treat clients suffering from neck injuries and conditions.  The book begins with an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the neck, common pathologies and conditions, and assessment.  Part Two sets forth a variety of tested and proven treatment techniques, whereas Part Three offers self-care advice for both the client and the manual therapist.

 

The treatment routines set forth in the text combine images with detailed explanations to guide students through effective manual therapy techniques for each functional muscle group in the neck.  Accompanying video clips show these techniques in action.  Caution boxes throughout the text draw attention to contraindications and precautions that students need to be aware of before performing manual therapy on the neck.

 

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

       
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.