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Chronic Pelvic Pain and Dysfunction

Practical Physical Medicine

Edited by Leon Chaitow and Ruth Lovegrove, this clearly written and fully illustrated multi-contributor volume offers practical, comprehensive coverage of the subject area accompanied by a range of video clips. Covering all aspects of current diagnosis and management, this new book is suitable for physiotherapists, osteopathic physicians and osteopaths, medical pain specialists, urologists, urogynaecologists, chiropractors, manual therapists, acupuncturists, massage therapists and naturopaths worldwide.

Audience

Physiotherapists, osteopathic physicians, chiropractors, manual therapists, acupuncturists, massage therapists and naturopaths.

Paperback, 544 Pages

Published: December 2011

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3532-6

Contents

    1. An Introduction to Chronic Pelvic Pain & Associated Symptoms
    2. The Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    3. Chronic Pain Mechanisms
    4. Psychophysiology and Pelvic Pain
    5. Gender and Chronic Pelvic Pain
    6. Musculoskeletal Causes and the Contribution of Sport to the Evolution of Chronic Lumbo-Pelvic Pain
    7. The Role of Clinical Reasoning in the Differential Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain
    8. Multispeciality and Multidisciplinary Practice - a UK Pain Medicine Perspective
    9. Multispeciality and Multidisciplinary Practice - a US Physical Medicine Perspective
    10. Chronic Pelvic Pain and Nutrition
    11. Breathing and Chronic Pelvic Pain: Connections and Rehabilitation Features
    12. Biofeedback in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Essential Pelvic Pain Disorders
    13. Soft Tissue Manipulation Approaches to Chronic Pelvic Pain (External)
    14. Connective Tissue and the Pudendal Nerve in Chronic Pelvic Pain
    15. Evaluation and Pelvic Floor Management of Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes
    16. Practical Anatomy, Examination, Palpation and Manual Therapy Release Techniques for the Pelvic Floor
    17. Patients with Pelvic Girdle Pain - An Osteopathic Perspective
    18. Intramuscular Manual Therapy: Dry Needling
    19. Electrotherapy and Hydrotherapy in Chronic Pelvic Pain

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