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Cranial Osteopathy : Rhythmic Balanced Interchange - Torsten Liem

Cranial Osteopathy

Rhythmic Balanced Interchange

Hardcover Published: 15th February 2005
ISBN: 9780443074998
Number Of Pages: 728

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Cranial osteopathy is an increasingly popular treatment approach for many common disorders affecting the head and neck. This new clinical guide is the first and only in-depth resource on the subject, offering a comprehensive analysis of osteopathic dysfunctions and principles in the cranial field. It examines each cranial bone and describes its location, development, and clinical implications of dysfunction. This discussion is followed by guidance on inspection, palpation, biomechanical and biodynamical approach to the motility of each cranial bone, and explanations of appropriate intrasutural or intraosseal techniques. Excellent illustrations and step-by-step sequencing of techniques make this book an exceptionally valuable resource for clinical practice.

  • Comprehensive approach offers in-depth coverage of the theory and practice of cranial osteopathy, as well as the anatomy and interrelationships of the structures involved.
  • Logically organized, easy-to-follow chapters employ consistent headings for each structure and step-by-step sequencing of techniques.
  • Extensive illustrations include high quality photographs and line drawings to clarify important concepts.
  • The osteopathic methodology and treatment techniques are described for all cranial structures, including the osteopathic approach to headaches.
  • A comprehensive chapter on the temporo mandibular joint includes detailed coverage of TMJ dysfunction and the osteopathic approach to treatment.

Forewords
Acknowledgements
Preface
Acknowledgements
Quotations
Introduction
The sphenobasilar synchondrosis (SBS )
The ethmoid bone
Vomer
The Temporal bones
The Frontal bone
The Parietal bones
The Maxillae
The Palatine bones
The Zygomatic bones
The Nasal bones, lacrimal bones and inferior nasal conchae
The mandible and temperomandibular joint
The Orofacial structures, pterygopalatine ganglion and Pharynx
The Nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses
The Eye
The viscerocranium
Head, face and neck pain
The organ of hearing and balance
Midline
Special techniques
Biodynamic approach to cranial osteopathy
Glossary German
bibliography
English reading list
Index
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ISBN: 9780443074998
ISBN-10: 0443074992
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 728
Published: 15th February 2005
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 19.8  x 4.2
Weight (kg): 1.56
Edition Number: 2

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