Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine

By

  • Kenneth Olson, PT, DHSc, OCS, FAAOMPT, Private Practitioner, Northern Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Associates, DeKalb, IL; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • Kenneth Olson, PT, DHSc, OCS, FAAOMPT, Private Practitioner, Northern Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Associates, DeKalb, IL; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

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!
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Book information

  • Published: August 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-4749-0


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Spinal Examination and Diagnostic Process in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy
  3. Manipulation: Theory, Practice, and Education
  4. Examination and Treatment of Lumbopelvic Spine Disorders
  5. Examination and Treatment of Thoracic Spine Disorders
  6. Examination and Treatment of Cervical Spine Disorders
  7. Examination and Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders