Table of contents

Preface, biography, acknowledgments, bibliography
Definitions of techniques, anatomical terms, functional anatomy
Assessment criteria
Theoretical considerations
Case history
Physical examination, structural analysis, gait, myofaction variables
Key of arrows
Key of applicators
Muscles and ranges of movement

The head, spine and ribs

  1. Frontalis and Occipitalis
  2. Muscles of mastication
  3. Sub-occipital muscles
  4. Posterior cervical muscles
  5. Prevertebral cervical muscles
  6. Superior and inferior hyoid muscles
  7. Scalene
  8. Sternocleidomastoid
  9. Erector spinae, quadratus lumborum, thoracolumbar fascia
  10. External and internal intercostal muscles
  11. Rectus abdominis, external oblique, internal oblique and transversus abdominis
  12. Supraspinous ligament and interspinous ligament

Upper limb

  1. Trapezius, levator scapulae, rhomboid minor and major
  2. Subscapularis
  3. Supraspinatus
  4. Infraspinatus
  5. Teres minor
  6. Pectoralis major
  7. Pectoralis minor
  8. Serratus anterior
  9. Latissimus dorsi
  10. Teres major
  11. Deltoid
  12. Biceps
  13. Coracobrachialis
  14. Triceps
  15. Biceps tendon
  16. Elbow medial and lateral collateral ligaments
  17. Medial forearm muscles Flexor carpi radialis, flexor carpi ulnaris, palmaris longus, pronator teres, flexor digitorum profundus, flexor digitorum superficialis, flexor pollicis longus
  18. Lateral forearm muscles Brachioradialis, extensor carpi radialis brevis, extensor carpi radialis longus and extensor carpi ulnaris and supinator
  19. Forearm extensor tendons (dorsal tunnels)
  20. Wrist and hand Thenar eminence, hypothenar eminence, palmar aponeurosis, flexor retinaculum and the carpal tunnel

Lower limb

  1. Iliacus and psoas major
  2. Gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus, tensor fascia lata, iliotibial tract and the fascia lata
  3. Piriformis, obturator internus and externus, the gamelli and quadratus femoris
  4. Posterior sacroiliac ligament
  5. Sacrotuberous ligaments and sacrospinous ligaments
  6. Inguinal ligament
  7. Sartorius and Quadriceps: rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis and vastus intermedius
  8. Hamstrings: biceps femoris, semimembranosus and semitendinosus
  9. Adductor longus, adductor brevis, adductor magnus, gracilis and pectineus
  10. Popliteus and tendons defining the popliteal fossa
  11. Tendons of the knee
  12. Quadriceps tendon and patella ligament
  13. Knee medial collateral ligament and lateral collateral ligament
  14. Gastrocnemius and soleus
  15. Posterior compartment: tibialis posterior, flexor digitorum longus and flexor hallucis longus
  16. Anterior compartment: tibialis anterior, extensor hallucis longus and extensor digitorum longus
  17. Peroneus longus and peroneus brevis
  18. Ankle ligaments: deltoid ligament, anterior talofibular ligament, posterior talofibular ligament and calcaneofibular ligament
  19. Peroneus tendons
  20. Ankle extensor tendons
  21. Short muscles of foot: extensor digitorum brevis, extensor hallucis brevis, flexor digitorum brevis, flexor hallucis brevis and the plantar aponeurosis
  22. Lymphatics
  23. Somafeedback

Key components of myofaction