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Physical Therapy of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine

This reference provides guidance for the evaluation and treatment of cervical and thoracic problems. This third edition is revised and updated with current information from nationally recognized leaders in the field of spinal manipulation.

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Published: May 2002

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06564-4

Contents

  • I. Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Innervation
    Functional and Applied Anatomy of the Cervical Spine. Biomechanics of the Cervical Spine. Biomechanics of the Thorax. Innervation and Pain Patterns of the Cervical Spine. Innervation and Pain Patterns of the Thoracic Spine.
    II. Examination and Assessment
    Clinical Reasoning in Orthopedic Manual Therapy. Examination of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine. Premanipulative Testing of the Cervical Spine-Reappraisal and Update. Combined Movements of the Cervical Spine in Examination and Treatment. Muscles and Motor Control in Cervicogenic Disorders. Upper Limb Neurodynamic Test: Clinical Use in a Big Picture Framework.
    III. Clinical Management
    Manual Therapy Techniques Applied to the Cervical Spine. Management of Cervical
    Headache. Management of Selected Cervical Syndromes. The Sympathetic Nervous
    System and Pain: A Reappraisal. Manual Therapy for the Thorax. Movement
    Impairment. Syndromes of the Thoracic and Cervical Spine. Mechanical Diagnosis
    and Therapy for the Cervical and Thoracic Spine. Neck and Upper Extremity Pain in
    the Workplace. Efficacy of Manual Therapy in the Treatment of Neck Pain. Reflection
    on the Changing. Nature of Professional Practice. Index.

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