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Manual Trigger Point Therapy
Recognizing, Understanding and Treating Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction
Publication Date: April 2019
Treating pain where it originates!
Manual trigger point therapy combines mechanical, reflex, biochemical, energetic, functional, cognitive-emotional, and behaviorally effective phenomena. As such, it influences not only peripheral nociceptive pain, but also intervenes in the body's pain-processing and transmission mechanisms.
Here you will learn: a systematic, manual-therapeutic approach to recognize and deactivate the potential of trigger points to cause pain and dysfunction; how to treat the accompanying fascial disorders; and how to prevent recurrences.
- Clinical background of myofascial pain and dysfunction
- Muscles, trigger points, and pain patterns at a glance
- Neuromuscular entrapments shown in detail
- Screening tests und pain guides for all common clinical patterns
- Manual treatment of trigger points and fasciae
Manual Trigger Point Therapy is your one-stop, comprehensive introduction to this fascinating, proven technique.
This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.
2 Myofascial Trigger Points
3 Trigger Point–Induced Disturbances
4 Diagnosis of Myofascial Pain
5 Treatment of Myofascial Pain
6 Indications — Contraindications
7 Manual Therapy of the Muscles
8 Neuromuscular Entrapments
9 Clinical Aspects