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The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points

The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching

This book presents a comprehensive approach to muscle palpation and human muscular anatomy, providing an overview of stretching as well as a thorough grounding in palpatory awareness of human muscles. It is amply illustrated and is complemented by a DVD.
It is designed to fill a need in the training of students of massage therapy. It focuses attention on human muscles, their anatomy, and the most effective way in which each muscle should be palpated. There is an additional emphasis on stretching and on trigger points. A book like this is needed in the discipline, and its thoroughness will be an asset in marketing to other professions in manual therapy. Overall, it does a superb job of meeting the authors' objectives.
Flashcards for Palpation, Trigger Points, and Referral Patterns

Flashcards for Palpation, Trigger Points, and Referral Patterns (Cards)

Studying and mastering palpation is easier than ever with this complete set of 240 full-color flashcards!
Detailed illustrations and information on positioning, palpation steps, notes, and more - all in a convenient, compact format - make these flashcards perfect for studying on the go or for reference during clinical practice. In addition to 139 cards on muscle palpation, this set also includes 71 cards on bone palpation and 30 cards covering trigger points and pain referral patterns, with references to The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual textbook, for a complete study tool.
Vibrant, full-color illustrations of muscle palpation show how the muscles look under the skin as they are being palpated.
Palpation and Assessment Skills

Palpation and Assessment Skills:
Assessment Through Touch

"Palpation and Assessment Skills" has been designed and developed to help the student and practitioner to understand and acquire the palpatory skills that are the foundation of all effective manual therapy assessments and treatments. Subtlety and sensitivity of touch, and the accurate interpretation of palpation findings and tests, are essential aspects of all manual therapy professions. While it is difficult to learn these from written descriptions or static illustrations alone, by combining a workbook approach with the use of video demonstrations and audio explanations on a DVD, "Palpation and Assessment Skills" provides the student and developing practitioner with a portable workshop, that they can access at any time.


Anatomy: Palpation and Surface Markings

Anatomy, Palpation and Surface Markings

The relationship of structures with the surface and the art of palpating through the skin are described for practitioners who wish to add manual techniques to their diagnostic toolkit. New color illustrations show marker dots depicting exact location, with leader lines to bones, joints, muscles, nerves, arteries, veins, and descriptions of the surface marking of organs.
Manual Therapist's Guide to Surface Anatomy and Palpation Skills for Chiropractors

Manual Therapist's Guide to Surface Anatomy and Palpation Skills for Chiropractors

Uniquely combines the development of palpation skills with the illustration of surface anatomy landmarks * facilitates understanding of the relationship between anatomical landmarks and palpatory identification * aimed at students developing early physical examination skills * written by lecturers in chiropractic and thus tightly focused on meeting the needs of chiropractic students

Motion Palpation and Chiropractic Technique: Principles Dynamic Chiropractic

Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities

Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities

"...the classic title in physical examination that teaches student from all disciplines how the spine and extremities are examined." Get it if you are looking for a good reference book to put on your desk that tells you how to locate various anatomical parts of the body (bones, ligaments, muscles, boney landmarks, various nerves and vessels too). Good pictures and clear explanations make this book a classic.
Physical Examination of the Spine

Physical Examination of the Spine

From the authors of the bestselling Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade, here is the concise "how-to" guide on conducting diagnostic spine exams. The text begins with a thorough review of the fundamentals, including basic anatomy and neurology, and goes on to systematically outline tests for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. It is an ideal resource for both beginners and practicing physicians.
Key features include:
Nearly 200 line drawings that illustrate motor, sensory, reflex, and range-of-motion exams
Includes special tests for scoliosis and other spine disorders to expand your scope of diagnostic procedures
Succinct and easy-to-understand descriptions for easy mastery of concepts
Well-organized by cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral sections to streamline localization of specific exams
This straightforward pictorial aid is the perfect companion for spine surgeons, orthopedists, chiropractors, and neurosurgeons, as well as an ideal orientation for residents. From critical anatomy to step-by-step instructional guidelines, it will enhance your examination skills and refresh your understanding of the frequently performed spinal test.
Atlas of Palpatory Anatomy of Limbs and Trunk

Atlas of Palpatory Anatomy of Limbs and Trunk (Netter Basic Science)

Using clear, easily understood photographs, Atlas of Palpatory Anatomy of Limbs and Trunk teaches anatomy in two ways:
Through the presentation of structures, including: A general presentation, introducing the regions of the body. A topographic presentation, showing a comprehensive view of a region with structures accessible to palpation. A structural presentation, illustrating the anatomic structure and its relationships to adjacent structures.
Through manual inspection of surface forms (MISF). The MISF photographs clearly demonstrate anatomic structures while accompanying text describes the technique of manual investigation. Each of the book’s sections – neck, trunk, sacrum, and upper and lower extremities – is introduced with a visual overview using illustrations selected from the world famous Atlas of Human Anatomy by the late Frank H. Netter, MD. Physicians, physical therapists, sports trainers, and health professionals of all types with an interest in better understanding or better demonstrating the structures of the human body will find Atlas of Palpatory Anatomy of Limbs and Trunk a valuable tool for study and for everyday consultation.
Palpation and Assessment Skills

Palpation and Assessment Skills

This useful guide to palpation for musculoskeletal diagnosis and assessment describes and illustrates the skills needed to increase sophistication of palpatory assessment skills and practice. A companion CD-ROM supports the skills with video clips, and each technique is reinforced with practical exercises and self-assessment questions.
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Manual Medicine: Diagnostics

New in the 2nd edition:
- The section on the biomechanics of the spine has been enlarged with the inclusion of the latest advances, as well as describing functional radiology
- Presentation of the systematic functional and palpatory examination of the spine related to segments and joints
- New chapters on the functional examination of extremity joints as related to manual medicine, and on X-ray diagnostics of the spine.
Trail Guide to the Body

Trail Guide to the Body : How to Locate Muscles, Bones & More!

This text provides a full guide to the palpation of anatomical structures and landmarks in the human body. It is organized by body region. Each section contains basic information concerning the shape of bone and the location of muscles. Illustrations help demonstrate how each palpation is performed. The purpose is to demonstrate how to manually locate and palpate the structures of the human body. It is mainly directed at students involved in massage therapy, but may be of use to practitioners involved in body therapy or manual therapy, such as chiropractors or physical therapists. It has hundreds of illustrations that demonstrate concepts and specific procedures. A glossary of terms is provided. This text will be of greatest interest to students. Its great strength is its completeness and thoroughness; it misses nothing in its coverage of how to palpate the body. The illustrations offer good didactic value.