Myofascial chains: A review of different models

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3.3 Myofascial chains A review of different models Philipp Richter Most of the following models are based on personal experiences of the authors, combined with neurological and physiological theories. Even…

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Surgery and scarring

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7.17 Surgery and scarring Willem J Fourie Introduction Nature provides us with a means of survival by restoring tissue integrity via granulation scar tissue in response to damage. While nonsurgical…

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Pilates and fascia: The art of ‘working in’

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7.22 Pilates and fascia The art of ‘working in’ Marie-José Blom Introduction Pilates is regarded by its proponents as a comprehensive method of exercise and total body conditioning, created and…

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Prolotherapy

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Chapter 7.11 Prolotherapy Manuel F. Cusi Introduction Prolotherapy is an injection therapy used to treat chronic ligament, joint, capsule, fascial, and tendinous injuries. The goal of this treatment is to…

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Fascia in yoga therapeutics

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7.21 Fascia in yoga therapeutics Thomas Myers Yoga is experienced in that mind which has ceased to identify itself with its vacillating waves of perception. Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, c….

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Acupuncture as a fascia-oriented therapy

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Chapter 7.9 Acupuncture as a fascia-oriented therapy Dominik Irnich and Johannes Fleckenstein Introduction Historical background Acupuncture has increasingly been used in Western medicine over the last three decades. It originated…

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Managing dysfunctional scar tissue

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Chapter 7.8 Managing dysfunctional scar tissue Petra Valouchová and Karel Lewit History Treatment of scars by local anesthesia was first introduced by lay healers, the brothers Huneke, as early as…

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Graston technique®: A contemporary instrument assisted mobilization method for the evaluation and treatment of soft tissue lesions

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Chapter 7.14 Graston technique® A contemporary instrument assisted mobilization method for the evaluation and treatment of soft tissue lesions Warren I Hammer Introduction This chapter is intended for manual therapists…

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