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Main description:

Massage therapists, physical therapists, physiotherapists, osteopaths, athletic trainers, chiropractors, and practitioners of complementary therapies.


Contents:

Part I. Getting Started With Myofascial Release

Chapter 1. Introduction to Myofascial Release
Elements of Fascia
Conditions That Affect Fascia
Myofascial Release Concepts
MFR Versus Other Massage Modalities
Benefits of MFR
MFR Treatment Sessions
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Chapter 2. Initial Assessment
Client Consultation
Medical History
Physical Assessment
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Chapter 3. Preparation and Communication
Contraindications
Equipment and Room Preparation
Correct Body Mechanics
Mental Preparation
Therapist and Client Communication
Effects of and Responses to MFR
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Part II. MFR Applications

Chapter 4. Palpatory and Physical Assessments
Palpatory Assessment
Tissue Mobility and Glide
Traction and Compression
Skin Rolling
Rebounding
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Chapter 5. MFR Technique Approaches
How to Apply Every MFR Technique
Cross-Hand Releases
Longitudinal Plane Releases
Compression Releases
Transverse Plane Releases
Scar Tissue and Adhesion Management
Myofascial Mobilisations
Combining Techniques
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Part III. Applying MFR Techniques

Chapter 6. Cross-Hand Release Approaches
Leg Techniques
Arm Techniques
Torso Techniques
Head and Neck Techniques
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Chapter 7. Longitudinal Plane Releases
Supine Pulls
Prone Pulls
Bilateral Pulls
Oppositional and Side-Lying Pulls
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Chapter 8. Compression Releases
Soft Tissue Compression Techniques
Joint Compression Techniques
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Chapter 9. Transverse Plane Releases
Pelvic Floor Techniques
Respiratory Diaphragm Techniques
Thoracic Inlet Techniques
Transverse Plane Techniques at Joints
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Chapter 10. Scar Tissue and Adhesion Management
Scar Tissue Techniques
Stacking the Position of Ease Techniques
Direct Scar Tissue Release Techniques
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Chapter 11. Myofascial Mobilisation
Applying Myofascial Mobilization
Myofascial Mobilization Techniques
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Part IV. MFR Programs and Management

Chapter 12. Combined Techniques and Taking MFR Further
Myofascial Position of Ease Techniques
Combining Techniques
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Chapter 13. MFR Treatment Approaches
Individual Treatment Approaches
Intensive Treatment Approaches
Multi-Therapist Treatment Approaches
Home Programmes
Closing Remarks
Quick Questions

Answers to Quick Questions
References
Photo Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781718200715
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Publication date: November, 2021
Pages: 240
Weight: 612g
Availability: Contact supplier
Subcategories: Complementary Medicine, Counselling & Therapy, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
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