This book describes clinically proven hands-on techniques to decrease the pain and tensions of the myofascial tissues that cover every bodily organ. Included are protocols for lower back pain, respiratory discomfort, spinal dysfunction, headaches and migraines, joint problems, plantar fascitis, and more. Illustrated throughout, this is the fourth volume in the "Integrative Manual Therapy" series.
In this book, the authors define the myofascial complex, including anatomy, physiology and pathology. The information goes beyond basics, and is helpful for students of health care and biology. The text provides detailed descriptions of hands-on techniques, with pictures and photographs, to decrease the pain and tensions of the myofascial tissues. The reader will be able to incorporate the techniques in any clinical setting or at home.
Dr. Sharon W. Giammatteo is President of CenterIMT, Center of Integrative Manual Therapy and Diagnostics, including Regional Physical Therapy in Connecticut. CenterIMT is a network of health care clinics providing manual therapy and rehabilitation in the United States, Canada and Europe. For more information,