Description - The Science & Practice of Manual Therapy by Eyal Lederman
The Science and Practice of Manual Therapy, previously entitled The Fundamentals of Manual Therapy, is an extensive examination of how manual therapy (MT) techniques work, and how to match the most suitable techniques to different conditions. Drawing on evidence-based research, it explores the physiological, neurological and psychophysiological responses of the human body to MT techniques. A highly practical book, which provides useful clinical strategies for the treatment of common conditions seen in manual therapy practice. This new edition has been completely rewritten, extensively updated and expanded, with addition of new research material, novel clinical approaches and demonstration of new techniques and assessments. The text aims to assist practitioner and students of manual therapy develop a deeper understanding of their patient's processes and how they may be affected by different MT techniques. It aims to help MT practitioners deliver a more effective and safer treatment and to be able to treat a broader range of conditions. Professional groups that will find this book useful are: . Manual therapists of all disciplines . Physiotherapists . Osteopaths . Chiropractors .
Massage therapists . Sports medicine practitioners . Physical therapists . Rehabilitation therapists . Orthopaedic consultants Other professional groups may also find the book useful: . Pilate's instructors / trainers . Alexander technique teachers . Feldenkreise therapists . Structural integration practitioners . Yoga teachers . All body therapists including Body-Psychotherapists Athletes and individual who participating in sports as well as patients who suffer from painful musculoskeletal conditions may also find this book useful in understanding their condition and how to assist their own recovery from injury.
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(246mm x 189mm x mm)
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
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Author Biography - Eyal Lederman
Dr Eyel Lederman is Director, Centre for Professional Development in Manual Therapy, London, UK and a practicing osteopath. Eyal completed his PhD in physiotherapy at King's College London where he researched the neurophysiology of manual therapy. He is actively involved in manual therapy research at UCL, exploring the clinical use of functional stretching. Eyal regularly teaches manual therapy techniques and the physiological basis of manual therapy in different schools across the UK and abroad. He has published many articles in the area and is the author of Harmonic Technique, The Science and Practice of Manual Therapy, Neuromuscular Rehabilitation in Manual and Physical Therapies and Therapeutic Stretching: Towards a Functional Approach.