Trigger Point Therapy for Myofascial Pain
The Practice of Informed Touch
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|Format:||Paperback, 256 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||135 illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 26 August 2005|
Myofascial pain syndromes are among the fastest growing problems that physicians osteopaths acupuncturists and physical occupational and massage therapists encounter in their patients. In TRIGGER POINT THERAPY FOR MYOFASCIAL PAIN Donna and Steven Finando have organized vast amounts of information on treating myofascial pain into an accessible user's manual for healthcare practitioners. They examine a wide range of pain patterns and present evaluation and palpation techniques for reducing trigger points - and thereby alleviating pain - in the most clinically significant musculature of the body.This comprehensive yet easy-to-use reference guide to treatment of muscle pain begins with chapters on the concept of Qi and its relationship to myology specific trigger point location and activation and palpatory skill-building techniques. Subsequent sections provide detailed information on each muscle to teach clinicians to locate quickly and accurately individual points of pain and compensation. A visual index allows easy identification of the muscles that may be involved. TRIGGER POINT THERAPY FOR MYOFASCIAL PAIN provides necessary and invaluable information for sufferers and any professional involved with myofascial disorders.
About the Author
Donna Finando, L.Ac., L.M.T., has taught myology and myofascial meridian therapy throughout the country for more than twenty years. Steven Finando, Ph.D., L.Ac., is currently on the advisory board for the New York Chiropractic College School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Both studied extensively with Janet Travell, M.D., a pioneer in the field of pain management. Donna and Steven live on Long Island, New York, where they have been in continual practice for the past 29 years.
"This is a classic that will be around for a long time . . . "--Irene Watson, Reader Views, September 2010
|Publisher: ||Healing Arts Press|
|Dimensions: ||27.0 x 21.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.80 kg)|