Soft-Tissue Manipulation: A Practitioner's Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Soft-Tissue Dysfunction and Reflex Activity

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By Leon Chaitow

Publisher : Inner Traditions/Bear & Company

ABOUT Leon Chaitow

Leon Chaitow
Leon Chaitow is a practicing osteopath, naturopath, and acupuncturist who has served as director of postgraduate studies at the British Naturopathic and Osteopathic College and as consulting editor to the Journal of Alternative Medicine. He is the author of several books on health and alte More...



Dr. Chaitow provides practitioners and students with a working knowledge of the diagnostic and therapeutic use of neuro-muscular, muscle energy and strain-counterstrain techniques, and covers a number of additional individual techniques and systems involving reflex points and trigger points.
"A completely up-to-date and indispensable textbook for students and therapists of all schools."
American Journal of Acupuncture

"Chaitow is a visionary in bringing together different alternative and complementary health systems and points of view into a form that offers new therapeutic possibilities."
Robert King, American Massage Therapy Association