Finding the Health

Thoughts on osteopathic diagnosis and treatment

  • ISBN: 9781909141742
  • 2016, 176 pages


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The art of osteopathy has always been based on a body of anatomical
and physiological theory and data but it has recently been expanded in
exciting ways involving contemporary thinking in physics and biology
that tell us more about disease causation and tissue function.
This book brings these two fields of thinking together.
The author is now recognised as deep thinker in the field of osteopathy
and has developed an international following since the publication
of his first book At the Still Point.
He puts into clear and understandable prose the ideas and feelings
that many osteopaths experience but find difficult to express.
The application of concept, theory and, above all, principle,
is the real challenge and it is by addressing these with penetration and
relevance that the book allows the practitioner to ‘find the health’
rather than merely attempting to confront disease.

Forewordy by R. Paul Lee and Robert Johnston.
Finding the health and the holistic paradigm
The Diagnostic Framework
Focal points: less is more
Listening touch, projection and intention: reaching the Total Lesion
The Lesion: somatic dysfunction for osteopaths
Structure and patterns of unwellness: examples
Transcending technique
The Magic of Correction
‘Classical’, ‘Cranial’ …..What does it all mean?
As treatment unfolds
Stress and Trauma
Wider connections for both patient and practitioner
Prognosis: pathology versus dysfunction
The Practitioner Experience.