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  Integrative Physical Therapy - Marie Janisse
  Integrative Physical Therapy
by Marie Janisse, PT, RYT

Wishing you had a simple, direct way to talk about Integrative Physical Therapy to your patients and colleagues? This booklet uses metaphors and stories to convey the many facets of mind/body healing. You'll find references to supportive research and clinical tips for ways to incorporate integrative techniques into your current treatment plan. Included in the appendix is a sample Integrative Therapy intake form and inspirational writings.

Price: $8 for 2 books: One copy for you and one for your department. (Requires one cut through the center before binding at a copy center.)  BUY ONLINE
For more information on Movement System Balancing and the work of Dr. Shirley Sahrmann, please refer to her book:
Diagnosis and Treatment
of Movement Impairment

Shirley Sahrmann, PhD., PT, FAPTA
Other physical therapy
reference books:
  Therapeutic Exercise Moving Toward Function
Second edition
by Carrie M. Hall and Lori Thein Brody
Muscles Testing and Function,
Kendall, Mc Creary and Provance
Joint Structure and Function,
A Comprehensive Analysis

Norkin and Levangie
Clinical Anatomy of the Lumbar

Bagduk and Twomey
Basic Biomechanics
Nordin and Frankel
The traditions of Yoga from India and Tibet:
The Science of Yoga
I.K. Taimini
(the Yoga sutras of Patanjali in Sanskrit with translation into English and commentary)
The Heart of Yoga
T.K.V. Desikachar
Buddhism With an Attitude
B. Alan Wallace
Yoga and Ayurveda
David Frawley
The Tradition of Yoga
Georg Feuerstein
  Yoga Nidra
Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Relaxation and Visualization:
Rituals of Healing
Achterberg, Dossey, Kolkmeier
The Fine Arts of Relaxation, Concentration and Meditation
Moment by Moment
Peace Is Every Step
Thich Nhat Hanh
Mind/Body Science:
Molecules of Emotion
Candace Pert
The Balance Within
  Reinventing Medicine
Larry Dossey
  Full Catastrophe Living
Jon Kabat-Zinn Ph.D.
Stress Management:
 Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers
Robert M. Sapolsky

Published Material
Following are links to articles written by Marie Janisse, PT:
"Therapeutic Techniques from the Tradition of Yoga" is a revision of an article that was published in April 2002 in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice -- a magazine of the American Physical Therapy Association. In this article, therapists will find ways to integrate the use of techniques from the tradition of Yoga into their clinical practice.
To view the article, click on the cover:

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The following article, "Correcting Movement Imbalances," explains how our movement system works and the importance of carefully selecting exercises or Yoga postures. It details how I evaluate your unique strengths and weaknesses and create your fitness program to reflect your specific needs. This is a version of an article published in the International Journal of Yoga Therapy #11, Oct, 2001.

To view the article, click on the cover:

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Interested in networking with other physical therapists in holistic settings? Visit Matt Taylor at:
  Dynamic Systems Rehab
Here is a directory of physical therapists practicing complimentary and alternative physical therapy (CAPT):
If you are interested in a mindfulness approach to healing, please visit:
  Jon Kabat Zinn's Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society (CFM)
For current medical use of mind/body approaches to health and healing visit:
  Dr. Herbert Benson at the Mind/Body Institute - Check out the chronic pain section

Dr. Christianne Northrup
For current research on neurophysiology and the study of the mind with implications for health and healing, visit Alan Wallace:
  Santa Barbara Institute
For an important historical perspective on asanas and Yoga in the west, I refer you to articles by Anne Cushmann, contributing editor of the Yoga Journal at the following websites:
  New Light On Yoga

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