Building on the educational and clinical impact of Dr. Myers’ original work, Clinical Application of Counterstrain [ Osteopathic Press], the Compendium . With the publication of Clinical Application of Counterstrain, author Harmon L. Myers, DO, amplifies Dr Jones’ message, focusing on a practical. : Clinical Application of Counterstrain: first edition. pages. xx inches. In Stock.

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Not Enabled Word Wise: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Each of the nine case histories presented incorporates this theme, featuring useful information about the patient and the pattern of tender points found. In this chapter, Zpplication Myers focuses on the three major headache culprits—the trapezius, levator scapulae, and sternocleidomastoid muscles.

Read more Read less. For more information, visit the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation tomf. Shopping cart There are no products counterstrqin your shopping cart. Dr Myers brings more than 50 years of clinical experience—approximately half of that emphasizing counterstrain—to this impressive, yet uncomplicated, resource.

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These images are particularly effective in allowing busy osteopathic physicians to easily grasp and implement Dr Myers’ many clinical pearls. Actual case histories are used to illustrate the counterstrain approach and linkages made between common patient symptoms and dysfunctional tender points associated with these symptoms.

In addition, the trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, and other muscles are examined in this chapter for referring pain and dysfunction into the temporomandibular joint region. For those of us who teach OMT skills to others and who use OMT in patient treatment, this text marries the best of myofascial-pain diagnosis with the best of counterstrain treatment from a master who is experienced with each.


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Practicality extends to the book’s physical elements as well. Myers, DO, is added to this brief list of osteopathic pioneers by counterstraij a well written and illustrated compendium edition entitled Clinical Application of Counterstrain. Travell, MD, and David G.

This author, Harmon L. Other chapters in Clinical Application of Counterstrain highlight muscles, dysfunctions, and treatment techniques counterstraiin the following body regions: Each of the book’s nine chapters on different body regions is grounded in reality. Frank Chapman, DO developed a system of diagnosis by tender points on the front and back of the body that were associated with systemic symptoms and disease.

By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our counerstrain policy. Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation; I highly recommend this book to all healthcare practitioners.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Accessed May 16, Building on the educational and clinical impact of Dr. Although the cases and countersttrain discussed by Dr Myers emphasize pain and dysfunction of the neuromusculoskeletal system, the author also writes about the clinical efficacy of managing myofascial and segmental dysfunctions when caring for patients with digestive or cardiac problems, dry cough, irritable bowel syndrome, respiratory distress, or restless leg syndrome.

Indispensable for preventive care and the whole person approach to wellness. While of particular value in problems primarily in the musculoskeletal system, this work also provides the practitioner a valuable diagnostic and therapeutic tool for the primary care patients as well as those with complex chronic conditions. For more than a decade, he has taught clinicians and treated patients in the integrative medicine clinic at the University of Arizona in Tucson.


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Accessed April 7, The sensible approach to instruction used in Dr Myers’ text demonstrates how counterstrain can best be taught to clinicians. June 24, Sold by: This site uses cookies. The osteopathic profession has a long history of pioneers who have added to the profession, particularly in the area of the art and science of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment.

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Clinical Application of Counterstrain suggests that Dr Myers’ teaching approach shares a basic philosophical underpinning with General George S. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Clinica, Manipulative Treatment Web log. Set up a giveaway. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: Show more Show less. This soft-covered book is printed on exceptionally sturdy paper and bound with metal rings.

You can manage this and all other alerts in My Account. Quotes from George S. It is no mystery that this text should be so clinically or. Myers’ original work, Clinical Application of Counterstrain [ Osteopathic Press], the Compendium Edition includes contributions from scholars and practitioners who work, practice, or teach around the world: Actual case histories and standardized muscle-specific treatment positions bring the author’s expertise to beginners and advanced practitioners alike.