Recognizing and Treating Breathing Disorders, 2nd Edition

Author
By Leon Chaitow, ND, DO (UK) and Christopher Gilbert, PhD
ISBN
9780702054273
Publication Date
07-07-2014
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  • Written by an international team of highly experienced clinicians in the field
  • Addresses all the most effective aspects of therapy - physiotherapy, psychotherapy, osteopathy
  • Includes an introduction to the understanding of the mechanics, physiology and biochemistry of normal breathing
  • Includes self-help measures with charts and workbook material which may be photocopied for using with the patients
  • This authoritative, research-based book, written by a team of clinical experts, offers an introduction to the symptoms and causes of disordered breathing as well as the strategies and protocols that can be used to correct and restore normal breathing. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders guides readers through a discussion of the current research that links disordered breathing patterns with perceived pain levels, fatigue, stress and anxiety. Basic mechanics, physiology, and biochemistry of normal breathing are outlined to lay a foundation for understanding causes and mechanics of disordered breathing. Self-help strategies with charts and workbook pages that may be photocopied as handouts are designed to help patients overcome specific breathing problems.

    "...this second edition is particularly outstanding, providing a good basis of practical hands-on techniques, well supported by pictures and the website, and giving specific focus on sports, speech and chronic pain." Reviewed by Janet Rowley on behalf of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, January 2015

    "..a fantastic resource which will help students, clinicians, and physiotherapists to carry out effective evaluation and treatment in an acute care setting." Reviewed by Poonam Mehta on behalf of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, January 2015

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780702054273
    Author Information By Leon Chaitow, ND, DO (UK), Registered Osteopath and Naturopath; Honorary Fellow and Former Senior Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, London, UK; Fellow, British Naturopathic Association.; Fellow, College of Osteopaths, UK and Christopher Gilbert, PhD, Assistant Professor, Social Sciences and Human Services Department, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey, United States
    Published Reviews

    "Treatment is then discussed, following a similar format. This is where this second edition is particularly outstanding, providing a good basis of practical hands-on techniques, well supported by pictures and the website, and giving specific focus on sports, speech and chronic pain." Reviewed by Janet Rowley on behalf of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, January 2015

    "Overall, this new edition is a fantastic resource which will help students, clinicians, and physiotherapists to carry out effective evaluation and treatment in an acute care setting, and is highly recommended." Reviewed by Poonam Mehta on behalf of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, January 2015

    Table of Content The structure and function of breathing. Patterns of breathing dysfunction in hyperventilation syndrome. Biochemical influences on breathing. Biomechanical influences on breathing. Interaction of psychological and emotional effects with breathing dysfunction. Osteopathic assessment and treatment of thoracic and respiratory dysfunction. Physiotherapy breathing rehabilitation strategies. Self-regulation of breathing. Other breathing issues. Self-help approaches: reducing shoulder movement during breathing.
    Publication Date 07-07-2014
    Pages 288
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