Functional Atlas Of The Human Fascial System

Author: Carla Stecco
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702058521
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Principally based on dissections of hundreds of un-embalmed human cadavers over the past decade, Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System presents a new vision of the human fascial system using anatomical and histological photographs along with microscopic analysis and biomechanical evaluation. Prof. Carla Stecco – orthopaedic surgeon and professor of anatomy and sport activities – brings together the research of a multi-specialist team of researchers and clinicians consisting of anatomists, biomechanical engineers, physiotherapists, osteopaths and plastic surgeons. In this Atlas Prof. Stecco presents for the first time a global view of fasciae and the actual connections that describe the myofascial kinetic chains. These descriptions help to explain how fascia plays a part in myofascial dysfunction and disease as well as how it may alter muscle function and disturb proprioceptive input. Prof. Stecco also highlights the continuity of the fascial planes, explaining the function of the fasciae and their connection between muscles, nerves and blood vessels. This understanding will help guide the practitioner in selecting the proper technique for a specific fascial problem with a view to enhancing manual therapy methods. Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System opens with the first chapter classifying connective tissue and explaining its composition in terms of percentages of fibres, cells and extracellular matrix. The second chapter goes on to describe the general characteristics of the superficial fascia from a macroscopic and microscopic point of view; while the third analyzes the deep fascia in the same manner. The subsequent five chapters describe the fasciae from a topographical perspective. In this part of the Atlas, common anatomical terminology is used throughout to refer to the various fasciae but it also stresses the continuity of fasciae between the different bodily regions. Over 300 unique photographs which show fascia on fresh (not embalmed) cadavers Demonstrates the composition, form and function of the fascial system Highlights the role of the deep fascia for proprioception and peripheral motor coordination Companion website – www.atlasfascial.com – with videos showing how fascia connects with ligaments

Functional Atlas Of The Human Fascial System Carla Stecco

Author: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier
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Before me is a new anatomical atlas of the human fascial system. Its focus is on the integration of the fascial and muscular tissues and their relevance in mutual interactions for effectively transferring loads through the body. I believe it will help us to better appreciate how we function as humans. Classical topographical atlases divide our bodies into regions and sections. This serves a crucial didactic purpose, to understand the constituents of our body. However, in complex constructs like our bodies, focusing on single tissues impedes a proper analysis of daily life functioning, because the interplay between these various tissues is also crucial. In addition, the mechanical load encountered in the body is distributed through this continuous network of fascia, ligaments and muscles, which support the entire skeleton. Unlike standard topographic anatomy, functional anatomy should present the necessary information to incorporate the interrelationships between muscle, its internal fascial skeleton and the surrounding external fascial network into which it is integrated. Such an approach can be easily missed in traditional anatomical dissection. Moments and reaction forces, generated by muscles and their associated passive structures, provide an equilibrium in the multiple degrees of freedom of our joints. The passive structures also interact with the muscular system through their role as sensory organs, thereby adding a component of feedback control to the system. The various myofascial structures with differing elastic moduli, contribute to the formation of composites in our body: from the superficial skin, to the bones, we find connective tissues with very different abilities to be pulled and strained. Describing the physical properties and functions of these composite arrangements is a necessary prerequisite for understanding the many complex roles of our body. This new atlas helps us to appreciate the unique architecture of our bodies and how we are able to express ourselves through so many different forms of movement. By necessity, we will gain a deeper respect of its miraculous architecture. The first chapter gives an effective overview on what we can expect from this new atlas. The wish to create a complete overview of the fascial structure of the body, took the author more than 10 years to finalize. As readers of this book, we see a new anatomical universe enfolding before our eyes in the form of superb dissections and drawings, combined with an accurate text, describing the consequences of this new anatomical integrated approach. This book is conceived by an author with a great scientific and medical family tradition. Prof. Dr. Carla Stecco, created many respectable articles on integrating fascia into a realistic functional concept of our locomotorsystem. I have had the great honor to know Dr. Stecco for many years and realize that her benchmark for quality has been raised to a very high level. The excellence of this book can be recognized from the first to last chapter. From the people who donated their body to science, to the precision of which the dissections were performed, not to mention the ability to photograph this all in a way that helps us appreciate the complexity of the human body. Dissection with precision needs very specific skills, both academically as well as outstanding dexterity. Characteristics which have not often been combined in fascial research studies. In fact, the author must have explored and refined her approach many times, finding the best form of dissection to present the amazing pictures and drawings. The author has composed a lucid and fascinating atlas of fascia and connective tissue in relation to muscles, bones, joints and organs. Reading this book will not only enhance your anatomical knowledge and skills, but will also reveal how the body is able to allow sliding of superficial and deep tissues when we are in motion. Perhaps we needed an Italian orthopedic surgeon and anatomist like Carla Stecco, who by nature understands the double connotation of the Latin word ‘E motione’ meaning literally ‘in motion’. And that is what we can see in the beautiful pictures: functional anatomy showing specific anatomical layers of tissue enabling ‘in movement’. I can assure you that the pictures in this book are one of the finest I have ever seen. Although by necessity 2 dimensional pictures, they are dissected so precisely and carefully on fresh specimen, it almost seems that we get a 3D look of the bodies as if the energy of this fine tuned system of a moving and sliding fascia is still palpable in these pictures! This book can be regarded as a new standard atlas for understanding integrated anatomy of the locomotorsystem and connective organization of our body. It is the epitome of superclass dissection labor, primarily focusing on the role of the fascial system. Colleagues reading this book can enroll in an easy to follow academic script of how the different connective tissue layers are interrelated with muscles and bone. This is an engaging and fascinating book. Dr. Stecco is presenting the true architecture of our body in a marvelous way. I would highly recommend this book to all of you! Prof. Dr. Andry Vleeming, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Ghent University, Belgium Department of Anatomy Medical College of the University of New England, Biddeford, Maine, USA

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Author: Carla Stecco
Editor: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 9780702063282
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Principally based on dissections of hundreds of un-embalmed human cadavers over the past decade,Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System presents a new vision of the human fascial system using anatomical and histological photographs along with histological analysis and biomechanical evaluation. Dr Carla Stecco brings together the research of a multi-specialist team of researchers and clinicians consisting of anatomists, biomechanical engineers, physiotherapists, osteopaths and plastic surgeons. Together with this anatomical research and the biomechanical model used, the Atlas helps to explain how fascia plays a part in myofascial dysfunction and disease as well as how it may alter muscle function and disturb proprioceptive input. Dr Stecco also highlights the continuity of the fascial planes, explaining the function of the fasciae and their connection between muscles, nerves and blood vessels. This understanding will help guide the practitioner in selecting the proper technique for a specific fascial problem with a view to enhancing manual therapy methods. Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System opens with the first chapter classifying connective tissue and explaining its composition in terms of percentages of fibres, cells and extracellular matrix. The second chapter goes on to describe the general characteristics of the superficial fascia from a macroscopic and microscopic point of view; while the third analyzes the deep fascia in the same manner. The subsequent five chapters describe the fasciae from a topographical perspective. In this part of the Atlas, common anatomical terminology is used throughout to refer to the various fascia and it also stresses the continuity of fascia between the different bodily regions. Evidence-based histological analysis and biomechanical evaluation Demonstrates the composition, form and function of the fascial system Highlights the role of the deep fascia for proprioception and peripheral motor coordination Over 300 unique photographs which show fascia on fresh (not embalmed) cadavers Companion website - www.atlasfascial.com - with videos showing how fascia connects with ligaments

Fascial Manipulation For Internal Dysfunctions

Author: Luigi Stecco
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ISBN: 9783794540358
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Fascial Dysfunction

Author: Leon Chaitow
Editor: Handspring Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781909141100
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Fascial dysfunction is now recognized as one of the main underlying causes of musculoskeletal pain leading to impaired and reduced mobility. These are the symptoms which confront all practitioners of manual therapy in their everyday practice. Fascial Dysfunction - Manual Therapy Approaches aims to assess more precisely the dysfunction of their clients and its cause and to increase practitioner awareness of the various techniques which may help them in their attempts to alleviate their clients' problems. --

Functional Soft Tissue Examination And Treatment By Manual Methods

Author: Warren I. Hammer
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763733100
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Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone suffering from the disease, this book offers help. The only text to provide the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Epilepsy gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors, types of seizures, treatment options, sources of support, and much more. Written by a prominent physician, with actual patient commentary, 100 Questions & Answers About Epilepsy is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of epilepsy.

Bergman S Comprehensive Encyclopedia Of Human Anatomic Variation

Author: R. Shane Tubbs
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118430352
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Building on the strength of the previous two editions, Bergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation is the third installment of the classic human anatomical reference launched by Dr. Ronald Bergman. With both new and updated entries, and now illustrated in full color, the encyclopedia provides an even more comprehensive reference on human variation for anatomists, anthropologists, physicians, surgeons, medical personnel, and all students of anatomy. Developed by a team of editors with extensive records publishing on both human variation and normal human anatomy, Bergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation is the long awaited update to this classic reference.

Architecture Of Human Living Fascia

Author: Jean Claude Guimberteau
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ISBN: 9781909141391
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"This richly illustrated book, with accompanying DVD and website, presents Dr Guimberteau's groundbreaking work, and explains its significance for manual therapists and movement teachers, and its implications for what they do with patients and clients. Dr Guimberteau is the first person to film living human tissue through an endoscope in an attempt to understand the organisation of living matter. He has developed his own concept of the multifibrillar structural organisation of the body, of which the microvacuole is the basic functional unit. He has also developed a concept of global dynamics and continuous matter. His films confirm the continuity of fibres throughout the body and show how adjacent structures can move independently in different directions and at different speeds while maintaining the stability of the surrounding tissues. This role is carried out by what he calls the "Microvacuolar Collagenic Absorbing System" He has opened a window into a strange world of fibrillar chaos and unpredictable behaviour, and has revealed the morphodynamic nature of the fibrils that constitute the connective tissue, as well as the fractal, non-linear behaviour of these fibrils. His work ties in with that of Donald Ingber on tensegrity within the cytoskeleton, and the links between the cytoskeleton and the Extracellular Matrix as described by James Oschman."--Publisher's website.

A Practical Guide To Fascial Manipulation

Author: Tuulia Luomala
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702066583
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This book focuses on concepts around evaluating the fascia based on functional testing, movement and direction in specific spatial planes, and the location of specific areas to treat safely.

Fascia In Sport And Movement

Author: Robert Schleip
Editor: Handspring Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781909141070
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The book covers most current research and theory to underpin practice. It rrovides relevant clinical applications for sport and movement, and gives the manual therapist information on how different activities influence the body and the kind of injuries that might occur. The book upgrades the knowledge of the sport professional, yoga teacher and Pilates trainer with the necessary background to understand the injuries that might present and how to assess and refer.