Structural Balancing: A Clinical Approach: A Clinical Approach

Spiral Bound | January 19, 2010

byKyle Wright

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Structural Balance: A Clinical Approach by Kyle Wright advances the reader’s clinical knowledge and hands-on skills of trigger point therapy techniques, postural and body structural conditions that cause chronic pain and discomfort, and specific therapies and exercises for resolving those conditions. Appropriate for clinical courses in massage therapy, physical therapy, and chiropractic programs, this text provides a step-by-step illustrated guide of manipulations for easy learning of muscle pains and their causes. Content is practical and treatment specific, discussing muscle attachments, pain patterns, clinical notes, range-of-motion exercises, physical distortions, and proper positioning. Structural Balance teaches employable skills for a variety of healthcare specialties.

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Structural Balance: A Clinical Approach by Kyle Wright advances the reader’s clinical knowledge and hands-on skills of trigger point therapy techniques, postural and body structural conditions that cause chronic pain and discomfort, and specific therapies and exercises for resolving those conditions. Appropriate for clinical courses in...

Founder of “The Wright Centers of Advanced Bodywork, Inc.”; which are healthcare facilities devoted to the treatment and ongoing clinical research of myofascial imbalances and soft tissue pain. Kyle graduated in 1984 from the Suncoast School of Massage Therapy, Inc., located in Tampa, Florida. H...

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Format:Spiral BoundDimensions:416 pages, 11.2 × 8.8 × 1.2 inPublished:January 19, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073373923

ISBN - 13:9780073373928

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Table of Contents

Preface

Forward

Welcome Chapter-Value of Soft Tissue Therapy

Section I: Foundations

Chapter 1: Components of Structure: Bones and Landmarks

Chapter 2: Structural Analysis and Postural Assessment

Chapter 3: Muscle Tension and Causes

Chapter 4: Symptoms and Conditions of Muscle Tension

Chapter 5: Principles of Reversing Muscle Tension

Section II: Clinical Massage Therapy and Structural Bodywork

Chapter 6: Posterior Lower Extremity Compartment (PLEC)

Chapter 7: Anterior Torso Compartment (ATC)

Chapter 8: Anterior Lower Extremity Compartment (ALEC)

Chapter 9: Posterior Torso Compartment (PTC)

Chapter 10: Upper Extremity Compartment (UEC)

Appendix A-Muscles of the Body

Appendix B-Receptor Tonus Principles and Neuro-Physiological Laws

Appendix C-Agonists, Synergist, and Antagonist

Appendix D-Chiropractic and Massage: Symbiotic Health Care-Dr. Kelly Huber

Appendix E- Mind - Body Connection- Robert J. Rotella, Ph.D.

Appendix F- Proper Stages of Rehabilitation of Injured Soft Tissues

References and Resources

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Muscle Index

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