With its origins as essentially a textbook on manipulation for doctors, the new edition of the book will continue to be of use to GPs, Orthopaedic Physicians, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors and Osteopaths.
Section 1 General Concepts: Patterns of spinal pain; A diagnostic approach to spinal pain; The concepts of irritability; Mobilisation and manipulation; Muscle energy therapy; Safety guidelines. Section 2 The Cervical Spine and Upper Limb: Neck pain and related clinical features; Pain in the shoulder and upper limb; Examination of the cervical spine and shoulder; Mobilisation of the cervical spine; Muscle energy and muscle stretching therapy; Manipulation of the cervical spine; Other treatment methods for the cervical spine and shoulder; The cervical spine: case histories and management problems. Section 3 The Thoracic Spine and Chest Wall: Thoracic back pain and chest wall pain; Examination of the thoracic spine; Mobilisation of the thoracic spine;
Manipulation of the thoracic spine; The thoracic spine: case histories and management problems. Section 4 The Lumbosacral Spine and Lower Limb: Low back pain: clinical features; Pain in the buttock, hips and legs; Examination of the lumbosacral spine; Mobilisation of the lumbar spine; Sacroiliac joints: clinical features, examination and treatment; Muscle energy techniques; Manipulation of the lumbar spine; Treatment plans, exercises and injection techniques; The lumbosacral spine: case histories and management problems
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1997
- 27th February 1997
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Honorary Consultant, Department of Rheumatology, Monash Medical Centre, Victoria, Australia
Professor and Head of Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Monash Unversity, Victoria
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