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The Pelvic Girdle

An Approach to the Examination and Treatment of the Lumbopelvic-Hip Region

This text presents a logical approach to the examination. It features information on the assessment and treatment of the pelvic region and its related disorders that comes straight from real-world practice and research. The book summarizes the findings of the research and relates it to clinical practice through the presentation of examination techniques and guidelines for treatment. The material in this book, from a practitioner currently involved in research in the field, is completely up-to-date and theoretically sound.

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Published: June 2004

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-6373-2

Contents

  • Glossary of terms. Evolution and comparative anatomy. Embryology, development and aging. Anatomy. Biomechanics of the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex. Pain and dysfunction/ the healing process. Subjective and objective examination. Lumbosacral junction: clinical syndromes. The pelvic girdle: clinical syndromes. The hip: clinical syndromes. Muscles, posture and ergonomics. References. Index.

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