Chapter 1 Physical Medicine in a Naturopathic Context Chapter 2 Adaptation and the evolution of disease and dysfunction Chapter 3 History of Naturopathic Physical Medicine Chapter 4 Naturopathic Physical Medicine Chapter 5 Assessment and palpation: Accuracy and reliability Issues Chapter 6 Assessment/palpation section: Skills Chapter 7 Modalities, methods and techniques Chapter 8 Integrated Naturopathic (manual) Physical Medicine Protocols Chapter 9 Rehabilitation and Re-education (movement) approaches Chapter 10 Naturopathic Physical Medicine Approaches to General Health Enhancement and Specific Conditions Chapter 11 Naturopathic Hydrotherapy Chapter 12 Electrotherapy Modalities
Leon Chaitow ND DO is an internationally known and respected osteopathic and naturopathic practitioner and teacher of soft tissue manipulation methods of treatment. He is author of over 60 books, including a series on Advanced Soft Tissue Manipulation (Muscle Energy Techniques, Positional Release Techniques, Modern Neuromuscular Techniques) and also Palpation Skills; Cranial Manipulation: Theory and Practice; Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Practitioner's Guide to Treatment, and many more. He is editor of the peer reviewed Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, that offers a multidisciplinary perspective on physical methods of patient care. Leon Chaitow was for many years senior lecturer on the Therapeutic Bodywork degree courses which he helped to design at the School of Integrated Health, University of Westminster, London, where is he now an Honorary Fellow. He continues to teach and practice part-time in London, when not in Corfu, Greece where he focuses on his writing.
"As a reference book, this volume is worth its weight in gold." Leon Chaitow, Positive Health Aug/Sept 2008