Table of contents for Functional soft tissue examination and treatment / Warren Hammer.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.

Table of Contents
Contributors 		ix
Preface 		xi
Chapter 1¿	Basics of Soft Tissue Examination 		3
Warren I. Hammer
Passive and Contractile Soft Tissue Examination		3
Capsular Pattern		8
Tenderness and Palpation		9
Spinal Relation to Extremity Soft Tissue Lesions		9
Anti-Inflammatory Therapy and Soft Tissue		10
Chart Interpretation		11
Chapter 2¿	Pathology of Musculoskeletal Soft Tissues 		13
H. Stephen Injeyan, Ian H. Fraser, and W.D. Peek
Biochemistry of Soft Tissue Components		13
Microscopic Anatomy of Soft Tissues		15
Common Mechanisms of Healing: A Synopsis		21
Repair Mechanisms in Musculoskeletal Soft Tissue Injuries		22
Conclusion		28
Chapter 3¿	The Shoulder		35
Warren I. Hammer
Pertinent Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics		35
Scapulothoracic Motion		37
Sternoclavicular-Acromioclavicular Motion		41
Shoulder Muscle Group Actions		42
Glenohumeral Motion		43
Clinical Review of the Shoulder Muscles		45
Glenohumeral Joint Stability		51
Functional Examination of the Shoulder		57
Lesions		83
Soft Tissue Treatments for Adhesive Capsulitis		103
Appendix 3-A¿Shoulder Functional Diagnosis Chart		136
Chapter 4¿	The Elbow and Forearm		137
Warren I. Hammer
Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics		137
Functional Examination of the Elbow		140
Lesions of the Elbow		145
Elbow Entrapment Neuropathies		155
Appendix 4-A¿Elbow Functional Diagnosis Chart		172
Chapter 5¿	The Wrist and Hand		173
Warren I. Hammer
The Wrist		173
Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics		173
Wrist Stability (Carpals and Ligaments)		175
Functional Examination of the Wrist		176
Wrist Lesions		181
The Hand		197
Fingers: Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics		197
Thumb: Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics		199
Functional Examination of the Fingers		200
Hand Lesions Treated by Manual Methods		205
Appendix 5-A¿Wrist, Fingers, and Thumb Functional Diagnosis Charts		211
Chapter 6¿	The Hip and Thigh		213
Warren I. Hammer
Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics		213
Functional Examination		219
Lesions		228
Appendix 6-A¿Hip Functional Diagnosis Chart		253
Chapter 7¿	The Knee and Leg		255
Warren I. Hammer
Functional Anatomy and Pertinent Biomechanics		255
Knee Examination		264
Functional Examination		272
Lesions		291
Appendix 7-A¿Knee Functional Diagnosis Chart		329
Chapter 8¿	The Foot: Hyperpronation and Hypopronation		331
Thomas C. Michaud
Ideal Foot Function		331
Abnormal Foot Function		335
Orthotics		354
Chapter 9¿	The Effect of Gait on Extremity Evaluation		357
Keith A. Innes
Background		357
Back Force Transmission System		357
Gait Cycle		357
Oblique Axes		360
Nutation/Counternutation		361
Rotation		362
Muscle-Joint Interactions		363
Examination Procedures		364
Conclusion		368
Chapter 10¿	Joint Mobilization		371
Peter A. Gale
The Ankle and Foot Complex		372
The Shoulder		376
The Elbow		380
The Wrist		383
The Hip		386
The Knee		387
Sectional Drop Unit Manipulation		390
Chapter 11¿	Somatic Technique		395
Jim Dreaver and Rico Provasoli
The Three Reflexes That Cause Sensory-Motor Amnesia		396
Neurophysiology		396
Selected Techniques		401
Case Histories		411
Chapter 12¿	Muscle Imbalance and Postfacilitation Stretch		415
Warren I. Hammer
Muscle Imbalance		415
Muscle Tightness or Shortening		416
Common Muscular Imbalance Syndromes		417
Postural Muscle Evaluation		419
Movement Patterns: Normal and Abnormal Sequences		421
Postfacilitation Stretch		428
Screening and Stretching for Short Muscles		429
Sensory Motor Stimulation		443
Chapter 13¿	Strain/Counterstrain		447
Edward K. Goering
History of Counterstrain Technique		447
Physiology of Manipulation		448
Counterstrain Systems		451
Manipulation of Specific Regions of the Spine		451
Warren I. Hammer
Chapter 14¿	Friction Massage		463
Warren I. Hammer
Friction Anesthesia		464
Friction Technique		464
Postfriction Exercise		465
Treatment Time		465
Number of Treatments		465
Contraindications		465
Illustrations and Procedures		465
Chapter 15¿	Soft Tissue and Relaxation Techniques in Myofascial Pain		479
Karel Lewit
Connective Tissue Structures		479
Postisometric Relaxation		488
Conclusion		531
Chapter 16¿	Myofascial Release		533
John F. Barnes
The Forgotten System		533
Fascia		533
What Is Myofascial Release?		535
The Myofascial Release Approach		536
Physiologic Basis of a Multidisciplinary Approach		537
The Time Factor		539
Contraindications to Myofascial Release and Soft Tissue Mobilization		539
Cervical Area		540
Myofascial Release Techniques		540
Conclusion		544
Appendix 16-A¿A Case Study		547
Chapter 17¿	Active Release Techniques: Logical Soft Tissue Treatment		549
P. Michael Leahy
Accurate Diagnosis		549
Soft Tissue Changes with Injury		550
Cumulative Injury Disorder Defined		550
Examination		551
Altered Biomechanics: Joint And Soft Tissue		553
Peripheral Nerve Entrapment		554
Vascular and Lymphatic Entrapment		554
Methods of Treatment		554
Outcomes Expected		559
Appendix 17-A¿Vertebral Artery Compromise: A Case Study/Preliminary Investigation		560
Chapter 18¿	Conservative Treatment of Soft Tissue Injuries		563
Mark De Carlo, Erin Barill, and Kathy Oneacre
Upper Extremity		563
Lower Extremity		564
Phases of Rehabilitation		565
Upper Extremity: Specific Diagnoses		566
Lower Extremity: Specific Diagnoses		578
Index		601

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Soft tissue injuries -- Chiropractic treatment.
Extremities -- physiopathology.
Musculoskeletal Manipulations.
Physical Examination -- methods.
Soft Tissue Injuries -- diagnosis.
Soft Tissue Injuries -- therapy.