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Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine E Book

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine   E Book Book
Author : Kenneth A. Olson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-02-10
ISBN : 0323263070
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Master the techniques and problem-solving skills needed to manage spinal and TMJ disorders! Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, 2nd Edition provides guidelines to manipulation, manual physical therapy examination, and treatment procedures of the spine and temporomandibular joint. Informed by evidence-based research, this text offers detailed instructions for reaching an accurate diagnosis and developing a plan of care. Written by well-known spinal manipulation expert Kenneth Olson, this resource provides the complete information you need to make sound decisions during clinical interventions. Descriptions of manual therapy techniques include evidence-based coverage of the examination and treatment of spine and TMJ disorders, along with discussions of alternative treatment methods and potential adverse effects and contraindications to manipulation. Guidelines for completing a comprehensive spinal examination include medical screening, the patient interview, disability assessment, and tests and measures, along with an evaluation of the examination findings and the principles involved in arriving at a diagnosis and plan of care. Impairment-based manual physical therapy approach includes a review of the evidence to support its use to evaluate and treat spinal and TMJ conditions. Case studies demonstrate the clinical reasoning used in manual physical therapy. Guide to Physical Therapist Practice terminology is incorporated throughout the book, using accepted terms familiar in physical therapy settings. Expert author Ken Olson is a highly respected authority on the subject of spinal manipulation in physical therapy. A clear, consistent format for explaining techniques makes this reference easy to use in the clinical setting. NEW! Coverage of emerging topics includes soft tissue assessment, mobilization, dry needling, myofascial pain and trigger points, thoracic outlet syndrome, cervicogenic dizziness, and differentiation of headache types, plus expanded coverage of examination procedures and psychologically informed management strategies for chronic low back pain. NEW! Full-color design and photographs show essential concepts and procedures from multiple angles, illustrating hand and body placement and direction of force. UPDATED evidence-based research provides the latest thinking on manual therapy of the spine.

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine Book
Author : Kenneth A. Olson
Publisher : Saunders
Release : 2015-02-27
ISBN : 9780323263061
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Master the techniques and problem-solving skills needed to manage spinal and TMJ disorders! Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, 2nd Edition provides guidelines to manipulation, manual physical therapy examination, and treatment procedures of the spine and temporomandibular joint. Informed by evidence-based research, this text offers detailed instructions for reaching an accurate diagnosis and developing a plan of care. And to support the descriptions and photos in the book, over 200 videos on a companion website demonstrate spinal examination and manipulation procedures. Written by well-known spinal manipulation expert Kenneth Olson, this resource provides the complete information you need to make sound decisions during clinical interventions. Descriptions of manual therapy techniques include evidence-based coverage of the examination and treatment of spine and TMJ disorders, along with discussions of alternative treatment methods and potential adverse effects and contraindications to manipulation. Guidelines for completing a comprehensive spinal examination include medical screening, the patient interview, disability assessment, and tests and measures, along with an evaluation of the examination findings and the principles involved in arriving at a diagnosis and plan of care. Impairment-based manual physical therapy approach includes a review of the evidence to support its use to evaluate and treat spinal and TMJ conditions. Case studies demonstrate the clinical reasoning used in manual physical therapy. Guide to Physical Therapist Practice terminology is incorporated throughout the book, using accepted terms familiar in physical therapy settings. Expert author Ken Olson is a highly respected authority on the subject of spinal manipulation in physical therapy. Video icons in the book indicate the procedures demonstrated with online videos. A clear, consistent format for explaining techniques makes this reference easy to use in the clinical setting. Spiral binding allows the text to lay open for ease of use while on the job. NEW! Coverage of emerging topics includes soft tissue assessment, mobilization, dry needling, myofascial pain and trigger points, thoracic outlet syndrome, cervicogenic dizziness, and differentiation of headache types, plus expanded coverage of examination procedures and psychologically informed management strategies for chronic low back pain. 120 NEW video clips are added to the companion website - over 200 videos in total provide unique 3-dimensional views of exam and manipulation techniques, showing each procedure step by step from frontal, lateral, and cranial perspectives. NEW! Full-color design and photographs show essential concepts and procedures from multiple angles, illustrating hand and body placement and direction of force. UPDATED evidence-based research provides the latest thinking on manual therapy of the spine.

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine E Book

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine   E Book Book
Author : Kenneth A. Olson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2008-08-15
ISBN : 1416069445
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A hands-on, how-to approach helps you learn techniques and clinical problem-solving skills for treating spine and TMJ disorders! Written by a well-known authority on the subject of spinal manipulation in physical therapy, this book provides the information you need to make sound decisions during clinical interventions. An evidence-based impairment classification approach helps you provide the best outcomes for your patients. A companion DVD includes video clips demonstrating spinal examination and manipulation procedures. Specifically for physical therapists dedicated to spinal manipulation! Complete coverage meets the core curriculum needs of physical therapy students, and provides an excellent self-study tool for clinicians wanting to enhance their practice. Detailed information on treatment strategies and techniques includes evidence-based coverage of the examination and treatment of spine and TMJ disorders, with an emphasis on integration of manipulation and therapeutic exercise. A framework for completing a comprehensive exam includes medical screening, patient interview, disability assessment, and tests and measures, along with an evaluation of the examination findings and the principles involved in arriving at a diagnosis and plan of care. Narrated video clips on a companion DVD include step-by-step instructions of each procedure, plus a unique 3-dimensional perspective of over 80 spinal manipulations and procedures (frontal, lateral, and cranial views). A DVD icon in the book links the text discussion to the DVD. Case studies demonstrate the clinical reasoning used in manual physical therapy. Guide to Physical Therapist Practice terminology is used throughout the book, making the content easier to understand and promoting conformity in terminology. Clear photographs show essential concepts and procedures from multiple angles, illustrating hand and body placement and direction of force. A clear, consistent format makes this a convenient reference in the clinical setting. Lay-flat binding allows the text to lay open for ease of use.

Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy From Art to Evidence

Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy From Art to Evidence Book
Author : Christopher H Wise
Publisher : F.A. Davis
Release : 2015-04-10
ISBN : 0803645171
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Take an eclectic, evidence-based approach to orthopaedic manual therapy. From theory through practical application of soft tissue and joint mobilization techniques—this comprehensive resource delivers the depth and breadth of coverage you need to optimize patient outcomes through informed clinical decision-making as part of a comprehensive intervention regimen.

Manual Therapy of the Spine

Manual Therapy of the Spine Book
Author : Mark Dutton
Publisher : McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange
Release : 2002
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This comprehensive, well-illustrated manual offers you all the information necessary to provide a high level of care to patients with any musculoskeletal dysfunction of the entire vertebral column and temporomandibular joint (TMJ). This book describes the anatomy and biomechanics of each area of the spine, pelvis, and TMJ, and provides the theories behind the subjective and objective exams. Both students and clinicians of any level can use this book as a resource for an accurate biomechanical assessment and specific treatment plan design. Case studies and review questions are included along with details about both commonly encountered conditions as well as the more serious pathologies that can mimic a musculoskeletal dysfunction. FEATURES: * Clearly illustrates the anatomy and biomechanics of the spine, pelvis, and TMJ * Includes musculoskeletal and systemic case studies to highlight evaluation and treatment techniques * Offers treatment strategies and techniques for the entire spine, pelvis, and TMJ based on a wide range of philosophies * Differential Diagnosis principles are covered through the use of subjective examination, scanning examination, and special tests * Review questions included * Follows the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapy Practice

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine Second Edition

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine  Second Edition   Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2022-07-01
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine Second Edition book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Principles of Manual Therapy

Principles of Manual Therapy Book
Author : Deepak Sebastian
Publisher : Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Release : 2019-06-30
ISBN : 9352703014
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Manual therapy, also known as manipulative therapy, is a physical treatment that is typically used in conjunction with traditional physical therapy techniques. The physical therapist will use their hands to apply pressure on muscle tissue and/or manipulate joints of the body, as opposed to using a machine or device. This new edition is a complete guide to manual therapy for physiotherapists. Divided into four parts, the first section explains the principles and techniques of manual therapy, followed by discussion on it use for disorders in both the spine and upper and lower musculoskeletal extremities. The next part covers manual therapy techniques for mechanical peripheral nerve entrapment, with the final parts of the book describing therapy for regional conditions (cervical, thoracic, lumbopelvic, hip, knee and extremities); and neglected zones in the upper and lower quarters of the body. Authored by a Michigan-based expert in the field, the third edition has been fully revised to provide the latest techniques in manual therapy. The comprehensive text is further enhanced by clinical photographs, illustrations and tables. Key points Complete guide to manual therapy for physiotherapists Fully revised, third edition with new topics included Authored by Michigan-based expert in the field Previous edition (9789350903049) published in 2012

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine Book
Author : Kenneth A. Olson
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2008-10-15
ISBN : 9781455735631
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; A hands-on, how-to approach helps you learn techniques and clinical problem-solving skills for treating spine and TMJ disorders! Written by a well-known authority on the subject of spinal manipulation in physical therapy, this book provides the information you need to make sound decisions during clinical interventions. An evidence-based impairment classification approach helps you provide the best outcomes for your patients. A companion DVD includes video clips demonstrating spinal examination and manipulation procedures. Specifically for physical therapists dedicated to spinal manipulation! Complete coverage meets the core curriculum needs of physical therapy students, and provides an excellent self-study tool for clinicians wanting to enhance their practice. Detailed information on treatment strategies and techniques includes evidence-based coverage of the examination and treatment of spine and TMJ disorders, with an emphasis on integration of manipulation and therapeutic exercise. A framework for completing a comprehensive exam includes medical screening, patient interview, disability assessment, and tests and measures, along with an evaluation of the examination findings and the principles involved in arriving at a diagnosis and plan of care. Narrated video clips on a companion DVD include step-by-step instructions of each procedure, plus a unique 3-dimensional perspective of over 80 spinal manipulations and procedures (frontal, lateral, and cranial views). A DVD icon in the book links the text discussion to the DVD. Case studies demonstrate the clinical reasoning used in manual physical therapy. Guide to Physical Therapist Practice terminology is used throughout the book, making the content easier to understand and promoting conformity in terminology. Clear photographs show essential concepts and procedures from multiple angles, illustrating hand and body placement and direction of force. A clear, consistent format makes this a convenient reference in the clinical setting. Lay-flat binding allows the text to lay open for ease of use.

Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Diagnosis

Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Diagnosis Book
Author : Aad van der El
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release : 2010-11-15
ISBN : 076375594X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Orthopedic Manual Therapy Diagnosis is a comprehensive and easily-accessible compendium of theory and technique related to orthopaedic manual physical therapy (OMPT) diagnosis. an up-to-date analysis of spinal examination, this is an ideal textbook for courses in OMPT. Orthopedic Manual Therapy Diagnosis covers spinal anatomy, biomechanics, arthrology, general functional aspects of the spine, definitions, theories, and examination.This text also serves as a reference for all manual medicine practitioners, including physical therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, and medical physicians. This te

Evidence Based Physical Therapy

Evidence Based Physical Therapy Book
Author : Linda Fetters,Julie Tilson
Publisher : F.A. Davis
Release : 2012-05-05
ISBN : 0803637861
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The five steps of Evidence Based Practice (EBP) provide the foundation for this book that supports student learning to find, appraise, and apply evidence to improve patient outcomes. You will develop evidence-based questions specific to your clinical decisions and conduct efficient and effective searches of print and online sources to identify the most relevant and highest quality research evidence. Then, you learn to rigorously appraise and interpret the research and combine the research with your clinical expertise and your patients’ values and goals.

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets E Book

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets   E Book Book
Author : Jeffrey D. Placzek,David A. Boyce
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2016-09-10
ISBN : 0323286836
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Whether you’re preparing for the OCS or just want to brush up on your orthopedic knowledge, you don’t want to be without Placzek and Boyce’s new third edition of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy SECRETS. As with previous editions, SECRETS covers a variety of different physical therapy concepts, healing modalities, specialties, and orthopedic procedures to ensure you are well-prepared to pass the OCS and provide the best orthopedic therapy options for today’s patients. Common diseases are included as well as more innovative diagnostic tools. Each chapter features thoroughly updated content that’s entirely evidence-based and outcome-based. This ebook also features insightful anecdotes — including clinical tips, memory aids, and secrets — and helpful review tools — such as bulleted lists, algorithms and illustrations — to help you thoroughly master all aspects of orthopedic physical therapy practice. Coverage of topics found on the orthopedic specialty exam makes this a useful review resource for those studying for the exam. Clinical tips provide insightful guidance on a variety of clinical situations and tasks. Charts, tables, and algorithims simplify information into logical frameworks. Evidence-based content supports the latest orthopedic research. Strong chapter on the shoulder and hand succinctly presents important information on this complex topic. Annotated references provide a useful tool for research. NEW! Completely updated content reflects the latest physical therapy guidelines. NEW! Electronic-only format makes this study tool completely portable and accessible on a variety of devices such as the Kindle, Nook, iPad, and more.

Tension Type and Cervicogenic Headache

Tension Type and Cervicogenic Headache Book
Author : C?sar Fern?ndez-de-las-Pe?as,Lars Arendt-Nielsen,Robert Gerwin
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release : 2010-10-22
ISBN : 0763752835
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first textbook covering physical therapy as well as physical medicine aspects of these two highly prevalent headache disorders from both a clinical and evidence-based perspective. Written and contributed by international experts, Tension-Type and Cervicogenic Headache: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management provides the best current evidence on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of patients with the highly prevalent tension type and cervicogenic headache, integrating the most recent clinical research data with basic science knowledge. It covers both physical therapy and phy

Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice E Book

Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice E Book Book
Author : Ted A. Lennard,David G Vivian,Stevan DOW Walkowski,Aneesh K. Singla
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2011-06-11
ISBN : 1437737749
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

In the 3rd Edition of Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice, Dr. Ted Lennard helps you offer the most effective care to your patients by taking you through the various approaches to pain relief used in physiatry today. In this completely updated, procedure-focused volume, you’ll find nearly a decade worth of new developments and techniques supplemented by a comprehensive online video collection of how-to procedures at www.expertconsult.com. You’ll also find extensive coverage of injection options for every joint, plus discussions of non-injection-based pain relief options such as neuromuscular ultrasound, alternative medicines, and cryotherapy. Offer your patients today’s most advanced pain relief with nearly a decade worth of new developments and techniques, masterfully presented by respected physiatrist Ted Lennard, MD. Make informed treatment decisions and provide effective relief with comprehensive discussions of all of the injection options for every joint. Apply the latest non-injection-based treatments for pain relief including neuromuscular ultrasound, alternative medicines, and cryotherapy. See how to get the best results with a comprehensive video collection of how-to procedures at www.expertconsult.com, and access the complete text and images online.

Science Theory and Clinical Application in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Scientific Therapeutic Exercise Progressions STEP The Back and Lower Extremity

Science  Theory and Clinical Application in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy  Scientific Therapeutic Exercise Progressions  STEP   The Back and Lower Extremity Book
Author : Ola Grimsby,Jim Rivard
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2009-05-12
ISBN : 0578015587
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This long awaited textbook, and its companion texts, from The Ola Grimsby Institute provide decades of clinical experience and reasoning, with both historical and current evidence, with rationale for active treatments in orthopaedic manual therapy. Practical guidelines for exercise rehabilitation are presented with this logical and exciting work. Incorporating experience and science, this book provides new approaches and treatment principles to make what you already do more effective. Extensive Content: Over 388 pages and 725 illustrations, photographs and tables Ola Grimsby and his co-authors have compiled a significant resource for the practicing physical therapist and manual therapist. Ideal for both the classroom and clinic.

Geriatric Physical Therapy eBook

Geriatric Physical Therapy   eBook Book
Author : Andrew A. Guccione,Dale Avers,Rita Wong
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2011-03-07
ISBN : 0323072410
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Geriatric Physical Therapy offers a comprehensive presentation of geriatric physical therapy science and practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, editors Andrew Guccione, Rita Wong, and Dale Avers and their contributors provide current information on aging-related changes in function, the impact of these changes on patient examination and evaluation, and intervention approaches that maximize optimal aging. Chapters emphasize evidence-based content that clinicians can use throughout the patient management process. Six new chapters include: Exercise Prescription, Older Adults and Their Families, Impaired Joint Mobility, Impaired Motor Control, Home-based Service Delivery, and Hospice and End of Life. Clinically accurate and relevant while at the same time exploring theory and rationale for evidence-based practice, it’s perfect for students and practicing clinicians. It’s also an excellent study aid for the Geriatric Physical Therapy Specialization exam. Comprehensive coverage provides all the foundational knowledge needed for effective management of geriatric disorders. Content is written and reviewed by leading experts in the field to ensure information is authoritative, comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. A highly readable writing style and consistent organization make it easy to understand difficult concepts. Tables and boxes organize and summarize important information and highlight key points for quick reference. A well-referenced and scientific approach provides the depth to understand processes and procedures. Theory mixed with real case examples show how concepts apply to practice and help you enhance clinical decision-making skills. Standard APTA terminology familiarizes you with terms used in practice. A new chapter, Exercise Prescription, highlights evidence-based exercise prescription and the role of physical activity and exercise on the aging process. A new chapter, Older Adults and Their Families, helps physical therapists understand the role spouses/partners and adult children can play in rehabilitation, from providing emotional support to assisting with exercise programs and other daily living activities. New chapters on Impaired Joint Mobility, Impaired Motor Control, Home-based Service Delivery, and Hospice and End of Life expand coverage of established and emerging topics in physical therapy. Incorporates two conceptual models: the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, and the International Classification of Function, Disability, and Health (ICF) of the World Health Organization (WHO) with an emphasis on enabling function and enhancing participation rather than concentrating on dysfunction and disability A companion Evolve website includes all references linked to MEDLINE as well as helpful links to other relevant websites.

Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes E Book

Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes E Book Book
Author : Cesar Fernandez de las Penas,Joshua Cleland,Peter A. Huijbregts
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2011-04-12
ISBN : 0702048844
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The first of its kind, Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes is a comprehensive evidence- and clinical-based book, covering research-based diagnosis, prognosis and management of neuromusculoskeletal pathologies and dysfunctions of the upper quadrant, including joint, muscle, myofascial and neural tissue approaches. It uniquely addresses the expanding role of the various health care professions which require increased knowledge and skills in screening for contra-indications and recognizing the need for medical-surgical referral. Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes also stresses the integration of experiential knowledge and a pathophysiologic rationale with current best evidence. the only one-stop guide for examination and treatment of the upper quadrant supported by accurate scientific and clinical-based data acknowledges the expanding direct access role of the various health professions both at the entry-level and postgraduate level addresses concerns among clinicians that research is overemphasized at the expense of experiential knowledge and pathophysiologic rationale multiple-contributed by expert clinicians and researchers with an international outlook covers diagnosis, prognosis and conservative treatment of the most commonly seen pain syndromes in clinical practice over 800 illustrations demonstrating examination procedures and techniques

Joint Mobilization Manipulation E Book

Joint Mobilization Manipulation   E Book Book
Author : Susan L. Edmond
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2016-02-05
ISBN : 0323294707
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Clear, step-by-step guidelines show how to perform Physical Therapy procedures! Joint Mobilization/Manipulation: Extremity and Spinal Techniques, 3rd Edition is your go-to resource for evidence-based Interventions treating conditions of the spine and extremities. New full-color photos and illustrations show detail with added realism, and 192 online videos demonstrate the major techniques described in the book. Written by rehabilitation and movement sciences educator Susan Edmond, this text provides current, complete information ranging from the principles of examination and evaluation to making effective manual therapy interventions. Illustrated descriptions of joint mobilizations make procedures easy to understand and then perform. Unique focus on spine and extremities provides an all-in-one resource for essential information. Contraindications, precautions, and indications are included for each joint mobilization to reinforce clinical decision-making. Clearly labeled photos show the direction of force for each therapy technique. Evidence-based information at the beginning of each chapter provides the latest research and rationales for specific procedures. Cervical Spine chapter includes mobilization techniques such as Paris cervical gliding, Grade V (thrust), and muscle energy. Guidelines to the examination of joint play of the spine include current, evidence-based research. Coverage of osteokinematic and arthrokinematic motion, and degrees of freedom, provides perspective on the body planes. 23 NEW videos demonstrate each step of manual therapy techniques. NEW full-color photos and illustrations show techniques with a higher degree of clarity and realism. NEW mobilization and manipulation techniques include step-by-step videos for each. UPDATED research makes this book the most current, evidence-based text available on manual therapy of the spine and extremities.

Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes Book
Author : César Fernández-de-las-Peñas
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-06-17
ISBN : 070205576X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book is divided into 11 sections, covering evidence-informed techniques in massage, trigger points, neural muscle energy, manipulations, dry needling, myofascial release, therapeutic exercise and psychological approaches. In the general introduction, several authors review the epidemiology of upper and lower extremity pain syndromes and the process of taking a comprehensive history in patients affected by pain. In chapter 5, the basic principles of the physical examination are covered, while chapter 6 places the field of manual therapy within the context of contemporary pain neurosciences and therapeutic neuroscience education. For the remaining sections, the book alternates the upper and lower quadrants. Sections 2 and 3 provide updates on mechanical neck pain, whiplash, thoracic outlet syndrome, myelopathy, radiculopathy, peri-partum pelvic pain, joint mobilizations and manipulations and therapeutic exercises, among others. Sections 4 to 9 review aspects of the shoulder, hip, elbow, knee, the wrist and hand, and finally the ankle and foot. The last two sections of the book are devoted to muscle referred pain and neurodynamics.

Orthopedic Manual Therapy

Orthopedic Manual Therapy Book
Author : Jochen Schomacher
Publisher : Thieme
Release : 2014-04-30
ISBN : 3131714611
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Orthopedic Manual Therapy presents a systematic, step-by-step guide to manual therapy for disorders of the extremities and spine. Readers will find detailed examination and treatment techniques, the newest scientific and clinical advances, and updates on pain physiology, biomechanics, neurodynamics, and the biopsychosocial model of disease as the foundation for manual therapy. Special Features Describes every procedure in well structured, logical sequences of assessment, classification, and intervention, including core questions for patients Covers examination and treatment of all joints, from the toes to the shoulder girdle, with new information on the sacro-iliac joint tests, as well as additional new techniques for the wrist and the hindfoot Provides more than 500 full-color, step-by-step photographs that illustrate every technique for treating functional disorders of the locomotor system Explains the important topic of arthrokinematics (movement of the adjacent joint surfaces) and its role in the mechanics of manual therapy Offers a practical documentation template for recording each articulation and communicating findings to colleagues or physicians Access to 20 instructive videos on the Thieme MediaCenter that demonstrate procedures in real-life clinical situations Complete with case studies, checklists, and study questions, this practical, didactic book is ideal as both a textbook and a reference. Students and practitioners of physical and manual therapy will find it essential for gaining the knowledge and decision-making skills to treat any musculoskeletal disorder related to posture and movement.

Spinal Manual Therapy

Spinal Manual Therapy Book
Author : Howard W. Makofsky
Publisher : Slack Incorporated
Release : 2009-10-01
ISBN : 9781556428821
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Spinal Manual Therapy: An Introduction to Soft Tissue Mobilization, Spinal Manipulation, Therapeutic and Home Exercises, Second Edition is an easy-to-follow manual of clinical techniques for the spine, pelvis, and temporomandibular joint. The text provides “tools” rather than “recipes” and immerses the reader in the process of “thinking as a manual therapist,” rather than functioning as a technician. The clinical utility of this revised second edition combines the art and science of present day spinal manual therapy. The focus of Spinal Manual Therapy, Second Edition is to provide clinically useful treatment techniques, while being mindful of the scientific literature related to the practice of spinal manual therapy. It is an ideal resource for all those interested in grasping the basics of spinal manual therapy and transferring that knowledge into practice within a clinical environment. The hands-on approach taken by Dr. Howard W. Makofsky makes this new edition the go-to textbook for spinal manual therapy. New to the Second Edition: • New pictures of examination and treatment techniques with captions • Additional case studies • New evidence supporting spinal manual therapy • Updated references throughout the text This unique textbook has a plethora of clinical techniques, including the rationale for each of their use. With over 300 figures, illustrations, and photographs for each examination/treatment technique for various regions of the body, students and clinicians learning manual therapy will benefit greatly from Spinal Manual Therapy, Second Edition. Inside you'll find: • Evaluation • Soft tissue techniques • Manipulative procedures • Specific exercises • Clinical problem solving Spinal Manual Therapy, Second Edition mirrors a course on the introduction to spinal manual therapy and will be welcomed into physical therapy curriculums, as well as appreciated by clinicians when entering clinical practice.