Travell & Simons' myofascial pain and dysfunction : the trigger point manual

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Travell & Simons' myofascial pain and dysfunction : the trigger point manual

David G. Simons, Janet G. Travell, Lois S. Simons ; illustrations by Barbara D. Cummings, with contributions by Diane Abeloff and Jason Lee

Williams & Wilkins, 1999-

2nd ed

  • v. 1

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Myofascial pain and dysfunction

Travell and Simons' myofascial pain and dysfunction

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Rev. ed. of: Myofascial pain and dysfunction / Janet G. Travell, David G. Simons. c1983-c1992

Includes bibliographical references and index

Vol. 1 has subtitle: Upper half of body

Contents of Works

  • v. 1. Upper half of body

Description and Table of Contents


This Second Edition presents introductory general information on all trigger points and also detailed descriptions of single muscle syndromes for the upper half of the body. It includes 107 new drawings, a number of trigger point release techniques in addition to spray and stretch, and a new chapter on intercostal muscles and diaphragm.

Table of Contents

  • Evolution of neuropsychiatric ideas in US and UK - 1800-2000
  • neuropsychiatric evaluation
  • neuropsychology
  • neuroimaging for neuropsychiatry
  • clinical neurophysiology in neuropsychiatry
  • autonomic nervous system
  • functional neuroanatomy of the limbic system and prefrontal cortex
  • neurochemical neuroanatomy
  • psychoneuroendocrinology
  • psychoneuroimmunology - interactions between the brain and the immune system
  • drug treatment in neuropsychiatry
  • neurobiological mechanisms of human anxiety
  • neuropsychiatry of mood disorders
  • hallucinations and delusional thinking
  • neuropyschiatric aspects of the schizophrenias
  • perceptual disturbances in focal neurological diseases
  • memory
  • emotional disorders associated with hemispheric dysfunction
  • frontal lobe lesions
  • pain transmission and modulation
  • neuropathic pain
  • pain and psychopathology
  • neuropsychiatry of suicide
  • the neuropsychiatry of aggression
  • neuropsychiatry of mental retardation and cerebral palsy
  • autism and pervasive developmental disorders
  • transient disorders of memory and consciousness
  • somatization and conversion disorders
  • neurobiology of drug abuse
  • neuropsychiatry of alcohol and drug abuse
  • language and neuropsychiatry
  • neuropsychiatric aspects of sexual dysfunction
  • psychiatric aspects of epilepsy
  • basal ganglia diseases
  • Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome and obsessive compulsive disorder
  • cortical dementia
  • neurobehavioural features of cerebrovascular disease
  • neurobehavioural aspects of cerebral white matter disorders
  • trauma
  • neuromuscular diseases
  • behavioural syndromes in neurotoxicology
  • assessment of the brain in legal cases - neuropsychologic and neuropsychiatric considerations
  • the neuropsychiatry of disability and rehabilitation
  • current diagnostic issues in neuropsychiatry.

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