Forewords Acknowledgements Introduction 1 History of Fascial Manipulation 2 Anatomy of the Fascia from the Clinical Point of View 3 Physiology of the Fascia from the Clinical Point of View 4 Fascial Manipulation 5 What Kind of Disorders and Dysfunctions to Treat with Musculoskeletal Fascial Manipulation 6 Fascial Manipulation for Internal Dysfunctions 7 Veterinary Fascial Manipulation 8 Conclusion Companion Website: www.guidefascial.com video bank image bank
Warren Hammer DC, MS, DABCO has been in practice in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA for the past 50 years. He has studied numerous soft-tissue methods and applies them to the practice of chiropractic. He has lectured nationally and internationally and recently completed his third edition of Functional Soft-Tissue Examination and Treatment by Manual Methods available from Jones & Bartlett publishers. He writes a regular column for Dynamic Chiropractic since 1985 (over 300 articles) and has written articles for prominent journals such as Chiropractic Sports Medicine, the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, Chiropractic Technique and the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. Dr. Hammer has been a consultant and instructor for Graston Technique since 2001. He has spent time in Italy learning FM and has observed Luigi Stecco, PT in his clinic. During the past year he has assisted Antonio Stecco MD in presenting FM in the US and plans to teach it with Dr. Stecco during 2012. Warren will be qualified to be an instructor in Facial Manipulation some time in 2012. Carla Stecco is co-author of the book "Manipolazione fasciale: parte pratica" di Luigi Stecco and Carla Stecco (Piccin, Padova, 2007), translated into English as "Fascial Manipulation: practical part" by Luigi and Carla Stecco, 2009, Piccin, Italy Author of two chapters ("Manipolazione fasciale", pp. 56-59 and "Manipolazione fasciale nel trattamento dei reumatismi extrarticolari", pp. 282-287) in the book "La riabilitazione integrata delle patologie reumatiche" of Nava T. (2006), Masson ed., Milano. Author of three chapters in the book "Fascia in Manual Therapy" by Schleip, Findley, Chaitow & Huijing, Elsevier (in press) Published extensively in a variety of journals
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