Technique Skills in Chiropractic book cover

Technique Skills in Chiropractic

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Published: December 2011

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3424-4

Contents

  • SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION TO ADJUSTIVE TECHNIQUES AND MANIPULATIVE SKILLS IN CHIROPRACTIC

    1 The importance of ethics and professionalism to manual therapists

    2 The learning and performance of chiropractic manipulative skills

    3 Biomechanics of the spinal adjustment and other clinical biomechanical considerations in manipulative skills training - an evidence-based investigation

    4 The physiology of underlying skill performance

    SECTION 2 FOUNDATION SKILLS FOR MANIPULATIVE/ADJUSTIVE TECHNIQUES

    5 Postural and positional considerations for the practitioner

    6 Adjustive/manipulative thrust skills, other movements and related exercise

    7 Identification of important spinal landmarks

    SECTION 3 BASIC MANIPULATIVE/ADJUSTIVE TECHNIQUES FOR THE SPINE AND PELVIS

    8 Pelvic/sacroiliac adjustive and manipulative skills

    9 Lumbar spine adjustive and manipulative skills

    10 Thoracic spine adjustive and manipulative skills

    11 Cervical spine adjustive and manipulative skills

    SECTION 4 SPECIALIST ADJUSTIVE AND MANIPULATIVE SKILLS

    12 Basic paediatric manual skills

    13 Basic manual techniques for the pregnant patient

    14 Spinal adjusting and clinical management of the older adult

    APPENDIX I

    Summary of cardinal rules

    APPENDIX II

    Recommended sequence of adjustive skills learning

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