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Manual Therapy Masterclasses-The Vertebral Column

Bringing together experts in the field of manual therapy, this unique collection includes commissioned Masterclass articles on vertebral column injuries and rehab that were published in the journal Manual Therapy between the years 1995 - 2002. Ideal for study and clinical reference, this compact and portable volume groups articles into sections by anatomical area. The articles also include updated "postscripts" where the original authors summarize the developments in their related research and clinical practice that have taken place since their papers were first published.

Hardbound, 256 Pages

Published: May 2003

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07403-5


  • Contributors

    Section 1: Cervical Spine
    1. Management of Cervical Headache
    2. Spinal Manipulative Thrust Technique Using Combined Movement Therapy

    Section 2: Thoracic Spine
    3. Rotational Instability of the Mid Thoracic Spine: Assessment and Management

    Section 3: Lumbar Spine
    4. Muscle Control- Pain Control: What Exercises Would Your Prescribe?
    5. Lumbar Segmental 'Instability': Clinical Presentation and Specific Stabilizing Exercise Management
    6. Nerve Trunk Pain: Physical Diagnosis and Treatment
    7. Patient Positioning and Spinal Locking for Lumbar Spinal Rotation Manipulation
    8. The Management of Low Back Pain in Pregnancy
    9. Recalcitrant Chronic Low Back & Leg Pain - A New Therapy and Different Approach to Management
    10. Use of Real-Time Ultrasound Imaging for Feedback in Rehabilitation

    Section 4: SI Joint
    11. Sacroiliac Dysfunction in Dancers with Low Back Pain

    Section 5: General
    12. Functional Stability Re-Training: Principles and Strategies for Managing Mechanical Dysfunction
    13. The Mulligan Concept: Its Application in the Management of Spinal Conditions
    14. The Role of Physiotherapy in the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis
    15. Fear of Movement/(Re)Injury, Avoidance, and Pain Disability in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients



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