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The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points

The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching

This book presents a comprehensive approach to muscle palpation and human muscular anatomy, providing an overview of stretching as well as a thorough grounding in palpatory awareness of human muscles. It is amply illustrated and is complemented by a DVD.
It is designed to fill a need in the training of students of massage therapy. It focuses attention on human muscles, their anatomy, and the most effective way in which each muscle should be palpated. There is an additional emphasis on stretching and on trigger points. A book like this is needed in the discipline, and its thoroughness will be an asset in marketing to other professions in manual therapy. Overall, it does a superb job of meeting the authors' objectives.
Flashcards for Palpation, Trigger Points, and Referral Patterns

Flashcards for Palpation, Trigger Points, and Referral Patterns (Cards)

Studying and mastering palpation is easier than ever with this complete set of 240 full-color flashcards!
Detailed illustrations and information on positioning, palpation steps, notes, and more - all in a convenient, compact format - make these flashcards perfect for studying on the go or for reference during clinical practice. In addition to 139 cards on muscle palpation, this set also includes 71 cards on bone palpation and 30 cards covering trigger points and pain referral patterns, with references to The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual textbook, for a complete study tool.
Vibrant, full-color illustrations of muscle palpation show how the muscles look under the skin as they are being palpated.
Anatomy: Palpation and Surface Markings

Anatomy, Palpation and Surface Markings

The relationship of structures with the surface and the art of palpating through the skin are described for practitioners who wish to add manual techniques to their diagnostic toolkit. New color illustrations show marker dots depicting exact location, with leader lines to bones, joints, muscles, nerves, arteries, veins, and descriptions of the surface marking of organs.
Manual Therapist's Guide to Surface Anatomy and Palpation Skills for Chiropractors

Manual Therapist's Guide to Surface Anatomy and Palpation Skills for Chiropractors

Uniquely combines the development of palpation skills with the illustration of surface anatomy landmarks * facilitates understanding of the relationship between anatomical landmarks and palpatory identification * aimed at students developing early physical examination skills * written by lecturers in chiropractic and thus tightly focused on meeting the needs of chiropractic students

Motion Palpation and Chiropractic Technique: Principles Dynamic Chiropractic

Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities

Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities

"...the classic title in physical examination that teaches student from all disciplines how the spine and extremities are examined." Get it if you are looking for a good reference book to put on your desk that tells you how to locate various anatomical parts of the body (bones, ligaments, muscles, boney landmarks, various nerves and vessels too). Good pictures and clear explanations make this book a classic.
Physical Examination of the Spine

Physical Examination of the Spine

From the authors of the bestselling Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade, here is the concise "how-to" guide on conducting diagnostic spine exams. The text begins with a thorough review of the fundamentals, including basic anatomy and neurology, and goes on to systematically outline tests for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. It is an ideal resource for both beginners and practicing physicians.
Key features include:
Nearly 200 line drawings that illustrate motor, sensory, reflex, and range-of-motion exams
Includes special tests for scoliosis and other spine disorders to expand your scope of diagnostic procedures
Succinct and easy-to-understand descriptions for easy mastery of concepts
Well-organized by cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral sections to streamline localization of specific exams
This straightforward pictorial aid is the perfect companion for spine surgeons, orthopedists, chiropractors, and neurosurgeons, as well as an ideal orientation for residents. From critical anatomy to step-by-step instructional guidelines, it will enhance your examination skills and refresh your understanding of the frequently performed spinal test.
Atlas of Palpatory Anatomy of Limbs and Trunk

Atlas of Palpatory Anatomy of Limbs and Trunk (Netter Basic Science)

Using clear, easily understood photographs, Atlas of Palpatory Anatomy of Limbs and Trunk teaches anatomy in two ways:
Through the presentation of structures, including: A general presentation, introducing the regions of the body. A topographic presentation, showing a comprehensive view of a region with structures accessible to palpation. A structural presentation, illustrating the anatomic structure and its relationships to adjacent structures.
Through manual inspection of surface forms (MISF). The MISF photographs clearly demonstrate anatomic structures while accompanying text describes the technique of manual investigation. Each of the book’s sections – neck, trunk, sacrum, and upper and lower extremities – is introduced with a visual overview using illustrations selected from the world famous Atlas of Human Anatomy by the late Frank H. Netter, MD. Physicians, physical therapists, sports trainers, and health professionals of all types with an interest in better understanding or better demonstrating the structures of the human body will find Atlas of Palpatory Anatomy of Limbs and Trunk a valuable tool for study and for everyday consultation.
Palpation and Assessment Skills

Palpation and Assessment Skills

This useful guide to palpation for musculoskeletal diagnosis and assessment describes and illustrates the skills needed to increase sophistication of palpatory assessment skills and practice. A companion CD-ROM supports the skills with video clips, and each technique is reinforced with practical exercises and self-assessment questions.
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Manual Medicine: Diagnostics

New in the 2nd edition:
- The section on the biomechanics of the spine has been enlarged with the inclusion of the latest advances, as well as describing functional radiology
- Presentation of the systematic functional and palpatory examination of the spine related to segments and joints
- New chapters on the functional examination of extremity joints as related to manual medicine, and on X-ray diagnostics of the spine.
Trail Guide to the Body

Trail Guide to the Body : How to Locate Muscles, Bones & More!

This text provides a full guide to the palpation of anatomical structures and landmarks in the human body. It is organized by body region. Each section contains basic information concerning the shape of bone and the location of muscles. Illustrations help demonstrate how each palpation is performed. The purpose is to demonstrate how to manually locate and palpate the structures of the human body. It is mainly directed at students involved in massage therapy, but may be of use to practitioners involved in body therapy or manual therapy, such as chiropractors or physical therapists. It has hundreds of illustrations that demonstrate concepts and specific procedures. A glossary of terms is provided. This text will be of greatest interest to students. Its great strength is its completeness and thoroughness; it misses nothing in its coverage of how to palpate the body. The illustrations offer good didactic value.

Body System Wall Charts

The Muscular System Anatomical Chart Laminated

The Muscular System Anatomical Chart Laminated

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Classic illustrations by Peter Bachin.
Shows anterior and posterior views of the muscular system.
Also illustrates right half of the diaphragm, muscles of the posterior abdominal wall, and muscles of the right foot.
Excellent wall chart for educating patients on muscle attachment and movement.


The Female Muscular System Anatomical Chart

The Female Muscular System Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Finally, a female version of the popular Peter Bachin Muscular System chart! The Female Muscular System Anatomical Chart shows anterior and posterior views of the muscular system.
It also illustrates the right half of the diaphragm, the muscles of the posterior abdominal wall, the muscles of the right hand (palmar view) and the muscles of the left foot (plantar view).


The Nervous System Anatomical Chart

The Nervous System Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Featuring classic illustrations by Peter Bachin, this chart shows nerves in the body, brain, midbrain, medulla oblongata, and spinal cord.
Spinal meninges
Intercostal nerves
Sagittal section of female pelvis are also shown.


The Autonomic Nervous System Anatomical Chart

The Autonomic Nervous System Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This chart shows


The Spinal Nerves Anatomical Chart

The Spinal Nerves Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This chart illustrates spinal nerves and cranial nerves and diagrams the portion of the thoracic spinal cord with spinal nerves.
It also shows spinal cord segments
cutaneous distribution of spinal nerves
dermal segmentation.


Dermatomes Anatomical Chart

Dermatomes Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches


Defines dermatomes
illustrates cutaneous areas of peripheral nerve innervation
development of dermatomes
dematomes in extremities.


Anatomy of the Brain Anatomical Chart

Anatomy of the Brain Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches


This chart shows base and right side views of arteries of the brain
The venous sinuses.
It illustrates cerebral hemispheres, lobes of the brain
cross-section of meninges and venous sinuses, typical nerve cell, typical glial cells, and circulation of cerebrospinal fluid.


The Brain Anatomical Chart

The Brain Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Shows cranial nerves and vessles in the base of brain.
Also provides lateral and sagittal section views of the arteries of the brain. Illustrates lobes, limbic system, ventricles of the brain, coronal section, Circle of Willis, circulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), somatotopic organization of the cerebrum and meninges of the brain.


Internal Organs of the Human Body Anatomical Chart

Internal Organs of the Human Body Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This chart provides a simple and easy-to-understand overview of the location and functions of the major internal organs of the body, including heart, lungs, stomach, kidney, diaphragm, spleen, liver, pancreas, large and small intestine, gallbladder, bladder, and brain.
The presentation is perfect for patients and students.


The Endocrine System Anatomical Chart

The Endocrine System Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This chart shows the location of glands on the body and illustrates the thyroid, parathyroid, thymus, adrenal, pineal, and pituitary glands. The heart, kidney, stomach, duodenum, jejunum, pancreas, ovary, and testes are also shown.
The chart also lists the hormones found in each organ and gland.


The Lymphatic System Anatomical Chart

The Lymphatic System Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Classic illustrations by Peter Bachin. Shows system throughout the body. Illustrates internal iliac lymph node, and lymph vessels & lymph nodes of the stomach, pancreas, spleen and biliary tract.
Also shows lymph vessels & lymph nodes of the small intestine, and lymph vessels & lymph nodes of the inguinal region, pelvis and the posterior wall of the abdomen.


Vascular System and Viscera Anatomical Chart

Vascular System and Viscera Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches


Classic illustrations by Peter Bachin.
Shows system on body.
Illustrates heart (right anterior, left anterior, and posterior views),
Heart in systole, female pelvis, base of the brain,
Branches of abdominal aorta and portal vein.


Dimensional Man Anatomical Chart raisedRelief

Dimensional Man Anatomical Chart

Raised Relief 72 inches tall

Six feet tall, half skeletal, half muscular, Dimensional Man is a life-size pop-up figure which provides a fascinating introduction to basic anatomy.

With five simple actions Dimensional Man quickly and easily becomes an attractive and informative three-dimensional wall chart.
Providing a vivid and detailed view of the extraordinary inner structure of the human body.


Skeletal Anatomy Wall Charts

The Vertebral Column

The Vertebral Column Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

One of our most popular charts!
Shows right lateral view of the vertebral column with markings to show location of atlas & axis, cervical, thoracic & lumbar vertebrae, and sacrum and coccyx.

Provides various views of atlas & axis, second lumbar vertebra, fifth cervical vertebra, seventh and eleventh thoracic vertebrae, and sacrum and coccyx.

Human Spine Disorders Anatomical Chart

Human Spine Disorders Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Redesigned and updated with new information, this chart illustrates how one's posture changes due to the different types of spinal disorders, and also explains how other diseases or disorders can cause back pain.
The chart shows tumors on the spinal column, ilium, sacrum, and spinal cord, arthritis of the hip, herniated disc, fractures of the vertebrae and sacrum, and the effects of osteoporosis on bones. It also shows the anatomy of a typical vertebra and an intervertebral disc and explains the function of the intervertebral disc.

The Skeletal System Anatomical Chart

The Skeletal System Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Classic illustrations by Peter Bachin.
Shows anterior, lateral and posterior views of the skeletal system.
Also illustrates portion of long bone, auditory ossicles, ligaments of the right hand (dorsal and palmar views), ligaments of the right foot (dorsal and plantar view) and the right knee joint (anterior and posterior views).


The Human Skull Anatomical Chart

The Human Skull Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Shows anterior and lateral aspects of the skull. Illustrates base of skull (including inner surface), sagittal section through skull, horizontal section through maxilla, mandible, coronal section through anterior skull, ethmoid bone, sphenoid bone, lateral wall of left nasal cavity and medial wall of right orbit & maxillary sinus.


Ligaments of the Joints Anatomical Chart

Ligaments of the Joints Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This chart shows the location of various joints and provides anterior and posterior views of the left shoulder, right hip, right knee, and left elbow.
The chart also illustrates lateral and medial views of the left elbow and ankle joint and shows superficial volar, deep dorsal, and superfical dorsal views of the left wrist.


Head and Neck Anatomical Chart

Head and Neck Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Center illustration shows muscles, veins, nerves and arteries of the head and neck.
Chart also shows bones, deep muscles
Sensory nerves, internal carotid and vertebral arteries and deep structures.
Illustrates horizonal and median sections.


Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Anatomical Chart

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This chart defines temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome. It illustrates the normal jaw closed and open, and the nerves of the temporomandibular region.
The chart shows and explains common causes and disorders and lists symptoms, disorders sometimes mistaken for TMJ syndrome, and treatment options.


Shoulder and Elbow Anatomical Chart

Shoulder and Elbow Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This chart illustrates general shoulder and elbow anatomy. It shows anterior, posterior, lateral, and superior view of the shoulder. It also shows the socket of shoulder joint anterior and dislocation of humerus and illustrates impingement syndrome and acromioclavicular separation. It shows sagittal view of the elbow, as well as supination, pronation, and superior views of extension and flexion, and illustrates elbow fractures and tennis elbow.


Foot and Ankle Anatomical Chart

Foot and Ankle Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Illustrates foot and ankle anatomy
Including bones, muscles and tendons.
Shows medial, frontal, lateral, and plantar views as well as a cross section.
Illustrates supination and pronation, hammertoe, bunion
Sprains, fractures and fracture fixation.


Hip and Knee Anatomical Chart

Hip and Knee Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This Second Edition of the Hip and Knee Anatomical Chart is completely updated! The main figure shows basic skeletal and ligament anatomy. Detail on the hip joint is provided with lateral, anterior, and posterior views. The chart shows bones and ligaments and also illustrates movement of the hip: adduction, abduction, extension, and flexion.
Various views of the knee are shown—oblique, anterior (patella removed), and posterior. Bones and ligaments are shown, and the posterior view also includes popliteus muscle. Line drawing figures illustrate flexion and extension movement of the knee joint.


Hand and Wrist Anatomical Chart

Hand and Wrist Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Shows muscle and tendon anatomy of the hand and wrist. Illustrates dorsal view of bones and palmar view of carpal bones.
Shows extension, flexion and range of movement of thumb. Provides views of cross-section of wrist, carpal tunnel syndrome, various types of fractures and tendon avulsion injuries.


Illustrated Pocket Anatomy

Vertebral Column and Spine Disorders Study Guide (Anatomical Chart Company's Illustrated Pocket Anatomy)


This folding study guide takes the Anatomical Chart Company’s most popular images of vertebral column anatomy and common spine disorders and puts them in a durable, portable format that is perfect for the on-the-go student. Printed on a write-on, wipe-off laminated surface, this quick-reference guide shows numbered anatomical structures and contains answers that can be concealed for easy self-testing and memorization.
TOPICS COVERED:
Vertebral column and curvature, Detailed views of lumbar, thoracic, and cervical vertebrae types, atlas and axis, and sacrum, Lumbar vertebral ligaments, Typical vertebra (superior view), Vertebral column muscles, Structural features and function of intervertebral discs, Spinal nerve irritation due to exostosis, Herniated disc, Common spinal disorders including kyphosis, scoliosis, lordosis and osteoporosis.

Common Injuries Wall Charts

Human Spine Disorders Anatomical Chart

Human Spine Disorders Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Redesigned and updated with new information, this chart illustrates how one's posture changes due to the different types of spinal disorders, and also explains how other diseases or disorders can cause back pain. The chart shows tumors on the spinal column, ilium, sacrum, and spinal cord, arthritis of the hip, herniated disc, fractures of the vertebrae and sacrum, and the effects of osteoporosis on bones. It also shows the anatomy of a typical vertebra and an intervertebral disc and explains the function of the intervertebral disc.

Anatomy and Injuries of the Shoulder Anatomical Chart

Anatomy and Injuries of the Shoulder Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

The main image on this chart shows the bones, muscles, ligaments, veins, and arteries of the shoulder. The chart illustrates posterior, lateral, anterior, and superior views of the shoulder anatomy, as well as the socket of a normal shoulder joint. Images show impingement syndrome, rotator cuff tear, trauma (such as proximal humeral fracture and acromioclavicular separation), and bicipital tendon problems. The chart also illustrates instability such as anterior dislocation of the humerus, Bankart lesion, and Hill Sachs formation.


Knee Injuries Anatomical Chart

Knee Injuries Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This chart shows anterior view of normal knee anatomy (patella removed), as well as oblique and posterior views.
It illustrates traumatic knee injuries, meniscus, types of meniscus tears, and symptoms of damaged menisci.
Various sports-related ligament injuries are also shown.


Hip and Knee Inflammations Anatomical Chart

Hip and Knee Inflammations Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches


Shows general hip and knee anatomy
Hip joint capsule, acetabulum, brusae
Ligaments of the knee, and detailed anatomy of a tendon.
Illustrates rheumatoid arthritis, synovial membrane, bursitis, osteoarthritis, tendinitis, and gout.


Whiplash Injuries of the Head and Neck Anatomical Chart

Whiplash Injuries of the Head and Neck Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Defines whiplash and shows:
hyperflexion
hyperextension
spinal ligaments
ligament damage
muscle injury and spinal cord injury.


Understanding Osteoporosis Anatomical Chart

Understanding Osteoporosis Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This chart defines and shows the effects of osteoporosis including bone density loss, progressive spinal deformity, and fractures in the hip, wrist, and lower spine. The chart lists risk factors and prevention and management techniques and discusses bone density testing. Illustrations show common sites of osteoporosis on the body and how bone strength changes with age. With a new updated design, this chart is easy to understand and perfect for patient education.


Understanding Arthritis Anatomical Chart

Understanding Arthritis Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This chart illustrates in detail the main joints affected by osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA)—the hand and wrist, hip, and knee. Illustrations show bone spurs, narrowing of joint space, erosion of cartilage, and swelling. The chart also points out on human figures the other areas affected by OA and RA. It describes these common forms of arthritis and other types of arthritic diseases such as fibromyalgia, gout, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, bursitis, and tendonitis. It also lists common symptoms of arthritis.


Migraines and Headaches Anatomical Chart

Migraines and Headaches Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Developed in conjunction with the Diamond Headache Clinic, the first comprehensive private headache clinic in the world, this chart details what vascular, tension, and organic headaches are, and the real differences among them. The chart also discusses the pathways of a migraine, and includes a comprehensive Headache Diagnostic Guide table.


Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Anatomical Chart

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

This chart defines temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome. It illustrates the normal jaw closed and open, and the nerves of the temporomandibular region. The chart shows and explains common causes and disorders and lists symptoms, disorders sometimes mistaken for TMJ syndrome, and treatment options.


Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Anatomical Chart

Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Anatomical Chart

Laminated Trim Size: 20 x 26 inches

Defines Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) and nerve compression syndrome. Shows the Carpal Tunnel and cross sections of a normal wrist and one with CTS. Causes, risk factors, symptoms are listed. Management techniques and healthy lifestyle changes are also covered.


Veterinary Anatomy Wall Charts

Canine Internal Organ Anatomy Chart

Canine Internal Organ Anatomy Chart
Laminated

This chart provides detailed illustrations of the canine internal organ system, as well as specific illustrations of the heart, lungs, and ventral bottom view of the abdominal organs.
The digestive, arterial circulatory, and respiratory organ systems are also illustrated.

Canine Skeletal System Anatomical Chart

Canine Skeletal System Anatomical Chart
Laminated


Detailed illustration of the animal and its skeletal system
The focus although details of the skeletal system
and specific diseases are also illustrated.

Canine Muscular Anatomy Chart

Canine Muscular Anatomy Chart
Laminated

Detailed illustration of the canine muscular system (lateral and cranial view) is the focus. Superficial and deep muscles of the head are also illustrated.
Printed on high quality plastic styrene.

Feline Skeletal System Anatomical Chart

Feline Skeletal System Anatomical Chart
Laminated


Detailed illustration of the animal and its skeletal system
The focus although details of the skeletal system
and specific diseases are also illustrated.

Equine Skeletal System Anatomical Chart

Equine Skeletal System Anatomical Chart
Laminated


Detailed illustration of the animal and its skeletal system
The focus although details of the skeletal system
and specific diseases are also illustrated.

Bovine Anatomy: The Cow Anatomical Chart

Bovine Anatomy: The Cow Anatomical Chart
Laminated

This chart takes the beautiful illustrations from Spurgeon's Color Atlas of Large Animal Anatomy and puts them in a convenient wall format. Views of the cow include left lateral view with the dorsal and vertebral regions indicated. The chart also shows superficial muscles and veins of the cow, deep cervical muscles, major joints, in situ viscera, and udder. Heart and adjacent major vessels, abdominal and pelvic viscera, and udder (mammary glands) are illustrated. Interior of the rumen and reticulum of the cow are also shown.

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