Functional soft tissue examination and treatment by manual methods is an excellent text by a renowned chiropractor is in it's third edition; ask any author and they will tell you that makes it a big success.
Fascial manipulation is his current passion having studied under Dr Stecco in Thiene, Italy, and been intimately involved in the translation of Stecco's text into English.
Dr Warren Hammer DC has written and published in many chiropractic journals and magazines. Functional soft tissue examination and treatment by manual methods, in its third edition, is his only text but he has contributed to many other textbooks.
He graduated from the Lincoln Chiropractic College, is a diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists, and has a post graduate masters in human biology and nutrition.
He has been an instructor in spinal biomechanics at NY Chiropractic College, lectured at many chiropractic colleges and been a guest lecturer at umpteen international meetings.
Functional Soft Tissue Examination and Treatment by Manual Methods: New Perspectives, Third Edition.
This new edition of an already very successful book includes chapters written by experts in the methods of manual treatment and provides step-by-step instructions on how to examine your patient using a logical sequence of passive, contractile, and special tests, and how to relate your findings to biomechanical problems and lesions.
The book includes hundreds of diagrams, photographs, illustrations, and summary charts. In this new edition, chapters from the first and second editions have been thoroughly revised and updated and new material has been added on Myofascial Release, Somatics, Post-Facilitation Stretch, Friction massage, Hypo and Hyperpronation of the Foot, Strain and Counter Strain and Gait, the Extremities and the Spine.
Good book! Available on Amazon.
HELP FOR SCIATICA PAIN
Chiropractic specialises in the treatment of slipped disc symptoms. It takes up 60% of the average Chiropractor's time. Various techniques are used to reposition the disc or facet joint that may be impinging on the nerve root. The piriformis syndrome is another common cause of sciatica; that's where functional soft tissue examination and treatment by manual methods comes into its element.
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