Atlas of Common Counterstrain Tender Points

January 01, 2014

By Karen Snider, DO, FAAO; John Glover, DO, FAAO

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Counterstrain is a type of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) developed by Larry Jones, DO. Counterstrain is used to both diagnose and treat myofascial tender points through passive patient positioning. Atlas of Common Counterstrain Tender Points is a practical guidebook that provides photographs and anatomical illustrations accompanied by concise, easy to follow text. 

Medical students and physicians with training in anatomy and counterstrain manipulative treatment can use this atlas as a guide to the most common counterstrain tender point locations and treatment positions.

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