251 pages, 8 1/2" x
|Atlas of Manipulative Techniques for
the Cranium & Face
by Alain Gehin
With more than one hundred illustrated techniques, Atlas of Manipulative Techniques
for the Cranium & Face is one of the most comprehensive sources of cranial
Organized by bone, each technique is illustrated through remarkable drawings which
graphically depict the placement and movement of the practitioner's hands on the patient's
head. Accompanying text systematically describes the purpose of the technique, the
position of both patient and practitioner, the points of contact, and the movement of
hands and fingers in relation to the cranial motion.
The concise, systematic description of each technique and the vivid illustrations which
accompany the text have contributed equally to the success which this book has enjoyed
throughout the world.
"An excellent resource for the advanced practitioner of cranial therapy."
"Very good for in-depth study of details."
"A valuable contribution to the literature on the cranial concept."
from the Foreword by Viola M. Frymann, D.O.,
C O N T E N T S
- General Techniques (vault & fronto-occipital hold, bending & rotating movements,
vertical strains, decompression, sutural opening & spreading)
- Occipital Techniques
- Temporal Techniques
- Frontal Techniques
- Parietal Techniques
- Sphenoidal Techniques
- Facial Bones
- Circulatory Techniques