Manipulative Therapy

Musculoskeletal Medicine


  • Karel Lewit, MD., DSc., Professor of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic


Manual therapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths, physical therapists: practitioners
All doctors interested in the motor system: orthopedics, neurologists, rhumatologists, general practitioners


Book information

  • Published: September 2009
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3056-7

Table of Contents

1 History and fundamental principles

2 Etiology and pathogenesis

3 Functional anatomy and radiology of the spinal column

4 Diagnosis of dysfunctions of the locomotor system

5 Indications for and principles underlying individual treatment methods

6 Therapeutic techniques

7 Clinical aspects of locomotor system dysfunction (vertebrogenic disorders)

8 Prevention of locomotor system dysfunctions

9 Expert assessment of locomotor system dysfunctions

10 The place of manipulative therapy and its future