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Fascia The Tensional Network of the Human Body E Book

Fascia  The Tensional Network of the Human Body   E Book Book
Author : Robert Schleip,Thomas W. Findley,Leon Chaitow,Peter Huijing
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-02-26
ISBN : 0702052280
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is the product of an important collaboration between clinicians of the manual therapies and scientists in several disciplines that grew out of the three recent International Fascia Research Congresses (Boston, Amsterdam, and Vancouver). The book editors, Thomas Findley MD PhD, Robert Schleip PhD, Peter Huijing PhD and Leon Chaitow DO, were major organizers of these congresses and used their extensive experience to select chapters and contributors for this book. This volume therefore brings together contributors from diverse backgrounds who share the desire to bridge the gap between theory and practice in our current knowledge of the fascia and goes beyond the 2007, 2009 and 2012 congresses to define the state-of-the-art, from both the clinical and scientific perspective. Prepared by over 100 specialists and researchers from throughout the world, Fascia: The Tensional Network of the Human Body will be ideal for all professionals who have an interest in fascia and human movement - physiotherapists, osteopathic physicians, osteopaths, chiropractors, structural integration practitioners, manual therapists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, yoga or Pilates instructors, exercise scientists and personal trainers - as well as physicians involved with musculoskeletal medicine, pain management and rehabilitation, and basic scientists working in the field. Reflects the efforts of almost 100 scientists and clinicians from throughout the world Offers comprehensive coverage ranging from anatomy and physiology, clinical conditions and associated therapies, to recently developed research techniques Explores the role of fascia as a bodywide communication system Presents the latest information available on myofascial force transmission which helps establish a scientific basis for given clinical experiences Explores the importance of fascia as a sensory organ - for example, its important proprioceptive and nociceptive functions which have implications for the generation of low back pain Describes new imaging methods which confirm the connectivity of organs and tissues Designed to organize relevant information for professionals involved in the therapeutic manipulation of the body’s connective tissue matrix (fascia) as well as for scientists involved in basic science research Reflects the increasing need for information about the properties of fascia, particularly for osteopaths, massage therapists, physiotherapists and other complementary health care professionals Offers new insights on the fascial related foundations of Traditional Chinese Medicine Meridians and the fascial effects of acupuncture

Anatomy Trains E Book

Anatomy Trains E Book Book
Author : Thomas W. Myers
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-03-19
ISBN : 070207814X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Get a multi-dimensional understanding of musculoskeletal anatomy with Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual Therapists & Movement Professionals, 4th Edition. This hugely successful, one-of-a-kind title continues to center on the application of anatomy trains across a variety of clinical assessment and treatment approaches — demonstrating how painful problems in one area of the body can be linked to a "silent area" away from the problem, and ultimately giving rise to new treatment strategies. This edition has been fully updated with the latest evidence-based research and includes new coverage of anatomy trains in motion using Pilates-evolved movement, anatomy trains in horses and dogs, and the updated fascial compendium on elements, properties, neurology, and origins of the fascial system. It also offers a new, larger library of videos, including animations and webinars with the author. In all, this unique exploration of the role of fascial in healthy movement and postural distortion is an essential read for physical therapists, massage therapists, craniosacral therapists, yoga instructors, osteopathologists, manual therapists, athletic and personal trainers, dance instructors, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and any professional working in the field of movement. Revolutionary approach to the study of human anatomy provides a holistic map of myoanatomy to help improve the outcomes of physical therapies that are traditionally used to manage pain and other musculoskeletal disorders. Relevant theory descriptions are applied to all common types of movement, posture analysis, and physical treatment modalities. Intuitive content organization allows students to reference the concept quickly or gain a more detailed understanding of any given area according to need. Section on myofascial force transmission in gait dynamics is written by guest author James Earls. Robust appendices discuss the relevance of the Anatomy Trains concept to the work of Dr Louis Schultz (Meridians of Latitude), Ida Rolf (Structural Integration), and correspondences with acupuncture meridians. New photos and images of fascial tissues, adhesions, and layers provide a better understanding of text content. Revised and expanded content reflects the most up-to-date research and latest evidence for the scientific basis of common clinical findings. New, larger library of videos includes animations and webinars with the author. New Anatomy Trains in Motion section by guest author Karin Gurtner uses Pilates-evolved movement to explore strength and plasticity along myofascial meridians. New addition: Anatomy Trains in Quadrupeds (horses and dogs) is mapped for equine and pet therapies by Rikke Schultz, DVM, Tove Due, DVM, and Vibeke Elbrønd, DVM, PhD. New appendix: Updated fascial compendium on elements, properties, neurology, and origins of the fascial system. NEW! enhanced eBook version is included with print purchase, which allows students to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Fascial Dysfunction

Fascial Dysfunction Book
Author : Leon Chaitow
Publisher : Handspring Pub Limited
Release : 2014-08
ISBN : 9781909141100
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fascial dysfunction is now recognized as one of the main underlying causes of musculoskeletal pain leading to impaired and reduced mobility. These are the symptoms which confront all practitioners of manual therapy in their everyday practice. Fascial Dysfunction - Manual Therapy Approaches aims to assess more precisely the dysfunction of their clients and its cause and to increase practitioner awareness of the various techniques which may help them in their attempts to alleviate their clients' problems. --

Centered

Centered Book
Author : Madeline
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2015-10-01
ISBN : 1912085003
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book will, for the first time, provide a complete picture demonstrating the complex interconnectedness of the musculature, fascia, and joints, and the implication of these deeply intertwined systems for movement through Pilates, yoga, and other fitness disciplines. Black's richly illustrated presentation style will allow the instructor to grasp the biomechanics underlying posture and dysfunction and hence to enable change and improvement.

Yoga Fascia Anatomy and Movement

Yoga  Fascia  Anatomy and Movement Book
Author : J.
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2015-01-01
ISBN : 1909141402
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

By studying the application of fascial anatomy to yoga the yoga teacher will be able to expand each individual yoga student's optimum adaptability and mobility. This new contextual presentation of applied anatomy will provide the teacher with the tools to promote freedom and confidence in every student of yoga. By using insights from scientific research presented through case studies, the tendency to overwork the tissue and decrease vulnerability to soft tissue injury in the long-term, can be lowered. The visual design and presentation through metaphor embody the difference between sitting statically at a desk reading about movements and parts - and moving through the environment being animated, in action. Between these two experiences is a divide that this book seeks to cross.

Yoga Fascia Anatomy and Movement Second Edition

Yoga  Fascia  Anatomy and Movement  Second Edition Book
Author : Joanne Avison
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2021-05-28
ISBN : 191342605X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Anatomy to Architecture, from Biomechanical to Biomotional and from Classical to Connected “– speaks to all bodies, in all modalities; in a world seeking unity and connection more than ever.
Yoga, Fascia, Anatomy and Movement was written partly as an appeal for Yoga Teachers to appreciate the depth and breadth of Yoga as a science, a movement practice and a philosophy that fundamentally espouses “wholeness” as the basis of living anatomy and form. Yoga calls for unifying who and how we are; and as teachers – how we can help our clients (who are all different) move better.
Classical Anatomy (in the West) divides the body down into its component parts and traditionally (unchanged for 400 years) reduces its functionality to those parts; usually described in a 2D iconic forms and founded in lever-based mechanics. In the East, such reductionism was never espoused and Yoga, Fascia, Anatomy and Movement covers two huge bases to bridge the difference and upgrade understanding of Yoga, to 21st Century anatomy:

The first is to recognise that the leading edge of Fascia Science changes all those reductionist views (anatomically and biomechanically). It is carefully explained in the first part of the book and shows how the New Science of Body Architecture actually makes perfect sense of yogic philosophy of union and wholeness.
The second is to take this paradigm shift and apply it in practice, to the subtle understanding of the fascial architecture and how that helps us move better. Yoga, Fascia, Anatomy and Movement attempts to ask questions, find suitable research and make all this practical and applicable to teachers and practitioners of all types. (Indeed, it teaches “posture profiling” and creating Class Mandala’s, to support this). It is a contemporary yoga teacher’s bible.

Fascial Dysfunction

Fascial Dysfunction Book
Author : Leon
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2018-11-01
ISBN : 190914195X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fascial dysfunction is now recognised as one of the main underlying causes of musculoskeletal pain leading to impaired and reduced mobility. These are the symptoms which confront all practitioners of manual therapy in their everyday practice. In this second edition of his very successful book, Leon Chaitow brings together contributions from 20 leading practitioners and researchers from many different fields of manual therapy. Fascial Dysfunction - Manual Therapy Approaches, Second Edition aims to help those practitioners to assess more precisely the dysfunction of their clients and its cause and to increase practitioner awareness of the various techniques which may help them in their attempts to alleviate their clients' problems. New features of the Second edition include:Descriptions of new research evidence and its implications for practice:The dependence of collagen health on a mixture of balanced internal and external tensionThe importance of adequate hydrationThe possible role of the telocyteThe importance of 'dosage' of therapies in management of fascial dysfunctionNew chapters on:Gua Sha and cuppingGlobal postural re-educationScar remodellingThe book is in two sections. Section I, written by Chaitow with a contribution by Tom Myers, presents a review of the current understanding of the function of fascia in the human body and describes what can go wrong - the causes and effects of fascial dysfunction and disease, and how to assess the problem and remove obstacles to the success of treatment. Section II contains chapters by experts in different types of manual therapy including three by Chaitow. Each practitioner describes their own approach to the problem of assessing and treating fascial dysfunction and explains their specialist therapeutic approach. These approaches include: Bowen Therapy Connective Tissue Manipulation and Skin Rolling Fascia oriented training applications in sports and movement therapy The Fascial Manipulation method applied to low back pain Fascial Unwinding Balanced Ligamentous Tension Technique Gua sha (press-stroking) and Ba guan (cupping): traditional East Asian instrument- assisted manual therapies Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) Myofascial Induction Therapy (MIT) Neuromuscular Technique and associated Soft Tissue Manipulation Modalities Positional Release Techniques - (including counterstrain) Global Postural Re-education: Souchard Method Rolfing Structural Integration Management of Scars and Adhesions Manual Matrix Remodeling in myofascial injuries: scar modeling technique Massage Therapy and Fascia Trigger Point release methods including dry needling

Using the Bowen Technique to Address Complex and Common Conditions

Using the Bowen Technique to Address Complex and Common Conditions Book
Author : John Wilks,Isobel Knight
Publisher : Singing Dragon
Release : 2014-08-21
ISBN : 0857011294
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Bowen technique resets and repairs the body, restoring balance to relieve pain and improve energy. This book shows how it can be particularly effective at alleviating conditions that are renowned for being difficult to treat, as well as at enhancing performance in dance and other sports. Covering lower back pain, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel, hayfever, asthma, diabetes (type 2), migraines, stress and tension disorders, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, palliative care, performance enhancement, and in pre and post-natal care, clinical case studies reveal Bowen technique in action along with detailed explanations of how and why Bowen is so effective for each of these different situations. This is the perfect book for Bowen practitioners, and other complementary and alternative health practitioners and medical professionals wanting to know how and why the Bowen technique can help their patients, as well as patients interested in learning about what Bowen can do for them.

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Ehlers Danlos Type III Hypermobility Syndrome

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Ehlers Danlos  Type III    Hypermobility Syndrome Book
Author : Isobel Knight
Publisher : Singing Dragon
Release : 2013-03-28
ISBN : 0857010557
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The complex effects of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Type 3, Hypermobility), or EDSIII, on a patient's physical and mental wellbeing are extremely challenging for everyone involved, requiring a multidisciplinary care team and enormous dedication from the patient. This book presents an overview of what it means to be a chronic complex patient, examining the wide range of physiological and psychological implications associated with EDSIII and other conditions such as endometriosis and fibromyalgia. It explores the exercise and rehabilitation work involved in managing the condition effectively, considering a diverse range of medical treatments and complementary approaches including physiotherapy, Bowen Technique and Feldenkrais Method(R). There are contributions and insights throughout from experts in the fields of physiotherapy, rheumatology and health psychology, all of whom have extensive experience of working with complex chronic patients. The author links her own symptoms and experiences to those of other EDSIII patients and discusses how she has been able to reach a point where she can successfully manage the condition. This book will be essential reading for professionals working with EDSIII and other complex conditions including medical professionals, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, counsellors and complementary therapists, and will be of interest to patients with EDSIII wanting to learn more about effective management of the condition.

Fascia in the Osteopathic Field

Fascia in the Osteopathic Field Book
Author : Torsten
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2017-03-01
ISBN : 1912085259
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Fascia in the Osteopathic Field is a comprehensive text and reference book that presents the international research into the study of fascia from an osteopathic point of view. It will be an essential resource for clinicians, teachers and researchers in the field of osteopathy, and for other manual therapists. With contributions from leading experts from an array of disciplines, Fascia in the Osteopathic Field aims to fulfill the needs and interests of osteopaths on this topic, covering the history, nature and properties of fascia as well as all aspects of osteopathic management of disorders relating to or mediated by fascia.

The Fascial Network

The Fascial Network Book
Author : Gunda Slomka
Publisher : Meyer & Meyer Sport
Release : 2016-02-12
ISBN : 1782557377
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

What is the Fascial Network? How does fascia-specific training affect the quality of the body's network of connective tissue? The Fascial Network, a new resource for exercise trainers and instructors, closes the knowledge gap in exercise science regarding fascia—a long-neglected structure that deserves far more attention than it has received, until now. The fascial network is a web of connective tissue that surrounds the body's muscles and organs. It gives the body integrity, providing the tensional network in which our muscles work. Fascia-specific training makes the body more resilient, more flexible, and more energetic. This new approach of looking at our own anatomy provides a primarily scientific explanation for the physiological processes that make up the energy-related holistic thinking of Eastern concepts such as acupuncture, Yoga, Tai Chi, and Qi Gong. Thus, two doctrines that could not be more different in their approach find common ground and offer mutual ways of explanation. The Fascial Network explains the function of the body's connective tissue by offering insight into its formation, physiology, and anatomy. This resource includes exercises for fitness as well as for recreational and competitive sports. With fully illustrated examples for practical implementation, it also serves as a training aid for instructors and physical therapists. Develop a healthier, stronger you with The Fascial Network.

Running Science

Running Science Book
Author : John Brewer
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-02-07
ISBN : 1782406506
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Running can encompass the absolute extremes of human performance, from speed to endurance. Running Science uncovers the fundamental science that underpins this ubiquitous sport, bringing together the study of biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, health and injury prevention, and the technical development of shoes and running surfaces: it's a complete reference.

Fascia Function and Medical Applications

Fascia  Function  and Medical Applications Book
Author : David Lesondak,Angeli Maun Akey
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-08-21
ISBN : 0429515367
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Fascia, Function, and Medical Applications is essential reading for medical and allied health practitioners who want to bring scientific insights of the importance of fascia to human health into their clinical practices. Fascia – the biodynamic tissue that connects every muscle, bone, organ, and nerve in the body – is fast becoming the latest trend in healthcare and allied health modalities. This book is edited by David Lesondak, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, author of the international bestseller Fascia: What it is and why it matters, and Angeli Maun Akey, MD, international physician educator and board certified in both internal and integrative medicine. It contains contributions from a team of top researchers and expert practitioners including physicians, clinicians, therapists, dissectors, and surgeons. Fully illustrated in color, this book presents the latest scientific knowledge of fascia and explains insights into problems like chronic pain and myriad musculoskeletal symptoms that may not respond to conventional treatments. It gives practitioners the information they need to make better decisions to improve the health of patients often without pharmaceuticals or surgeries. FEATURES • Provides comprehensive overview of how fascia, as a tissue and a system, affects various body functions and systems, from musculoskeletal disorders to nervous system, circulatory, and auto-immune function. • A section devoted to medical applications highlights a comprehensive and critical overview of various fascial therapies. • Gives practitioners the knowledge they need to refer or add as an adjunct therapy to their department or rehabilitation team. This is a cutting-edge, practical guide that will appeal to researchers, physicians, and clinicians alike.

Traumatic Scar Tissue Management

Traumatic Scar Tissue Management Book
Author : Nancy Keeney
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2016-03-01
ISBN : 1912085291
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The management of scar tissue is a huge and growing problem for massage and other manual therapists. Research has showed that appropriate massage treatment can have significant results both physically and psychologically. This practical manual tells the therapist what to do (and what not to do) in the management of patients with traumatic scars.

Tensional Responsiveness

Tensional Responsiveness Book
Author : Doerte Weig
Publisher : transcript Verlag
Release : 2021-10-31
ISBN : 3839460115
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

How we sense and move our bodies shapes how we relate with each other. Current socio-economic practices are reducing generative qualities of relating. Doerte Weig shows how bodily capacities for sensitive tensional responsiveness are relevant to (re)generative cultures, the future of work, lifelong learning, sharing, healing and well-being. She draws together her own experience of living with Baka egalitarian foragers in North-Eastern Gabon, her corporate experience, and her studies on body-ing, somatics and our connective tissue-system fascia. Interweaving neurophysiological shifting-sliding with a radically different ecosystemic awareness opens up potentials for bodying beyond current legal and political limits into enchantingly vibrant and ecosomatically alive futures.

Fascia in Sport and Movement

Fascia in Sport and Movement Book
Author : Robert
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2015-01-01
ISBN : 1909141429
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The book covers most current research and theory to underpin practice. It provides relevant clinical applications for sport and movement, and gives the manual therapist information on how different activities influence the body and the kind of injuries that might occur. The book upgrades the knowledge of the sport professional, yoga teacher and Pilates trainer with the necessary background to understand the injuries that might present and how to assess and refer.

Stretch to Win 2nd Edition

Stretch to Win 2nd Edition Book
Author : Frederick, Ann,Frederick, Christopher
Publisher : Human Kinetics
Release : 2017-05-17
ISBN : 1492515876
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This proven program used by today’s top athletes, coaches, trainers, and therapists will improve flexibility, reduce injury, and optimize performance. The new edition includes the latest research, new flexibility assessments, new stretching matrix, and dozens of the most effective stretches to personalize a program for any athlete, sport, or event.

Advanced Therapeutics in Pain Medicine

Advanced Therapeutics in Pain Medicine Book
Author : Sahar Swidan,Matthew Bennett
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-12-18
ISBN : 0429998260
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Chronic pain places a tremendous burden on both the patient and the healthcare system. The use of opioids to address pain has resulted in negative impacts. As practitioners work to undo the current opioid crisis, options to manage pain need a new approach. Advanced Therapeutics in Pain Medicine offers pioneering approaches to this intransigent problem providing a functional medicine approach toward treating pain. This book is dedicated to the advancement of non-opioid therapeutic options that offer real progress in reaching a future of better pain management. With an emphasis on pathophysiology, chapters review various types of pain and propose comprehensive treatment plans. These include manual therapies, novel pharmacologic and plant-based approaches, hormonal effects on pain pathways, as well as psychological and lifestyle interventions. Features · Written by a multi-discplinary team, the book provides clinicians with multiple non-opioid treatment considerations. · Enables practitioners to shift from a “one size fits all’ treatment approach toward individualized patient care. · Includes case studies to help educate the provider on how to implement treatment plans in practice. Written by a team of physicians, pharmacists, psychologists and researchers, this important book offers a much needed step forward in optimizing pain care and benefits practitioners who care for patients experiencing chronic pain.

Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage Book
Author : Penny
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2021-04-15
ISBN : 191208578X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

In Oncology Massage - an integrative approach to cancer care the authors have created a textbook which will provide both experienced and inexperienced therapists with a resource to expand their knowledge and understanding of working with people with cancer. Cancer occurrence and survivorship are now so common that every massage therapist will at some time work with clients who have been through cancer treatment. The short and long-term effects of biomedical cancer treatment require massage therapy adaptations to pressure, site, position and duration to provide safe and effective treatments. Informed massage therapists can support the body to promote overall wellness as well as identify the underlying secondary effects of cancer treatment that contribute to physical dysfunction. Oncology Massage: An Integrative Approach to Cancer Care provides massage therapists with essential information for:Treatment planning based on the physiology of cancer and cancer treatmentsCritical, thoughtful treatment decision makingConsideration of the psychosocial effects of cancerEnhancing therapist self-awareness and building a therapeutic relationship. The information is presented in a clear and simple format with plentiful use of illustrations and information boxes which allows it to be used both as a learning tool for those new to the field of oncology massage and as a resource for quick referral when working with new patients. The techniques of massage therapy change very little; it is the knowledge and understanding of their use that distinguishes a massage therapist. Oncology Massage is unusual in that it includes contributions not only from a range of experienced practitioners but also from people with cancer who have received massage during and after cancer treatment. This feedback from clients provides an invaluable addition to the understanding of how massage can be used as a safe and effective part of cancer care.

Mobilizing the Myofascial System

Mobilizing the Myofascial System Book
Author : Doreen
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2018-10-01
ISBN : 1909141917
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The book is intended to increase the awareness among physical therapists and other bodyworkers of the significance of fascia in the conditions they treat. It presents an approach developed by the author from the basis of manual therapy for the articular, muscular and neural systems. In the world of orthopaedic physiotherapy, the use of manual therapy techniques has become increasingly evidence-based, and study after study shows its efficacy along with exercise therapy for the management of the most common orthopaedic conditions. However very few physiotherapists have written about the fascial system, and there is a general ignorance within the profession of what fascia is, how it relates to the techniques they use, and why it is important to their work. The book follows the principles of assessment and treatment of the fascial lines as described by Tom Myers in his book Anatomy Trains. This book is probably the first to be written about fascia from the perspective of a physiotherapist. As practitioners dealing with musculoskeletal pain they often find that no matter what they have tried in their existing 'tool-kit', it hasn't had the positive effect they are seeking. They may also be experiencing situations where clients are complaining of multiple areas of pain that don't correspond or fit into the paradigms that physiotherapists are familiar with, even as fully trained manual therapists. What they may be missing is the fascial component. This book will introduce them to it. The book is user-friendly for the practitioner, with a minimum of theory and an emphasis on practical applications.