Spinal Manipulation Made Simple: A Manual of Soft Tissue Techniques
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Spinal Manipulation Made Simple: A Manual of Soft Tissue Techniques

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Written by an expert on alternative bodywork, this book presents techniques for manipulating the soft tissues of the back in a safe, simple manner. The method avoids the high velocity, low amplitude thrusting techniques employed by chiropractors. Instead, it utilizes the intuitive sense of somatic bodyworkers combined with the proven theory and technique of Rolfing to prov...more
ebook, 184 pages
Published October 30th 2012 by North Atlantic Books (first published January 1st 2001)
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Jason Fella
Overall this was an excellent book that made addressing spinal dysfunction with direct techniques very accessible. Much easier to perform than muscle energy techniques (which I've been using for 15 years), I've been using the techniques and love them so far.

However, I do want to caution readers on the chapter about the sacrum. I think the author got mixed up when he was explaining how to do the more detailed sacral torsion/shear corrections and at some points has you actually pushing the sacrum...more
Sandy
One of the Doctors in the chiropractic office I practiced in recommended this terrific book to me, the layperson whose massage work on clients was designed to support his adjustments. I have not gotten through it yet but it is interesting and useful for a health care worker such as I.
Joshua
I've learned how to unwind rotated vertebrae and release restricted facet joints between vertebrae. I can release ribs that are out of place. The authors perspective has been particularly valuable to me.
Tonya Aiossa
Not done reading it quite yet, but I've found it informative and interesting thus far, and I'm looking forward to practicing the described techniques.
Mogaldea Andrei
it's very interesting review of manual tehnique..
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