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Palpation and Assesment in Manual Therapy by Leon Chaitow

Palpation and Assesment in Manual Therapy by Leon Chaitow

Author:Leon Chaitow [Chaitow, Leon]
Language: eng
Format: epub
Publisher: Handspring Pub Ltd
Published: 2017-01-31T00:00:00+00:00


Figure ST 8.1

Distal phalanx position held horizontal against surface being evaluated.

Figure ST 8.2

The arrow represents the ideal point to be struck for optimal therapeutic percussion efficiency, in this case using the pisiform area of the hand instead of another finger (Abrams 1910).

Method

•Hutchinson suggests that the middle finger of the left hand be used as a pleximeter.

•This is laid firmly on the tissues to be percussed, so that no air intervenes between finger and skin.



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