Jean Pierre Barral DO
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New Manual Articular
Approach; Upper Extremity
P. Barral, A. Croibier
Manual Articular Approach; Upper Extremity is the first book in a three-part
series. The forthcoming in the set are devoted to the lower extremity and the
trunk. What is novel about the manual therapy approach presented here? The
techniques are simple, precise and not at all forceful. Entirely new and
original, they represent the fruit of many years of clinical experience.
that can interfere with proper joint functioning is considered: the skin,
fascia, aponeurosis, muscles, ligaments, capsule, synovium, serous bursa, fat,
cartilage, labrum, bone, nerves and arteries.
addition, Jean-Pierre Barral and Alain Croibier discuss the important influence
the viscera, psycho-emotional relationships and even a person’s behavior can
all have on joint play.
upper extremity is an intricate musculoskeletal arrangement comprising 56
muscles and 126 ligaments!
from the rich experience of its authors, this work presents a selection of
effective techniques whose main objective to help the therapist bring relief to
their patients. This book is for professional osteopaths, students of
osteopathy, physiotherapists and manual therapists wishing to enrich their
practice and broaden their skill set.
Barral is a Diplomate of Osteopathy from the European School of Osteopathy
(Maidstone). He serves on the Faculty of the Department of Osteopathic
Manipulation at the University of Paris School of Medicine in Paris, France. He
is a Member of the Registre des Ostéopathes de France.
Croibier is a Diplomate of Osteopathy. He is a Member of the Registre des
Ostéopathes de France and a Member of the Academie d'Osteopathie de France and
holds a Master’s Degree in the Science of Man and Society.