Chiropractic Peripheral Joint Technique is an essential and accessible text for all students and practitioners of chiropractic, osteopaths, physiotherapists and other manual therapists.
Edited by a leading author in the field Chiropractic Peripheral Joint Technique includes much new work and innovations for treating peripheral joint problems in addition to a catalogue of the traditional chiropractic techniques. This new book concentrates on the peripheral joints (e.g. shoulder, knee etc.) and will be a useful ready reference on chiropractic technique for both the student beginning clinical work and the busy practitioner. A chapter is also included on the temporo-mandibular joint.
Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; PART ONE - Biomechanics: The relevance of peripheral joints in clinical practice - an overview; Techniques employed in the biomechanical correction of peripheral joints; Peripheral joint kinematics; Passive osteokinematic motion palpation of the peripheral joints; Neurological implications of biomechanical disorders of the peripheral joints; Rehabilitation - the role of exercises as supportive therapy in the treatment of the peripheral joints; PART TWO - Joint Manipulation; Temporomandibular joint examination and techniques; The evaluation of joint play and adjustive procedures for the peripheral joints; SECTION ONE: THE UPPER EXTREMITY; The sterno-clavicular joint; The acromio-clavicular joint; The glenohumeral joint; The scapulo-thoracic articulation; The elbow; The wrist and hand; SECTION TWO: THE LOWER EXTREMITY; The hip joint; The knee; The proximal and distal tibio-fibular joints; The joints of the foot and ankle; Bibliography; Glossary of Terms; Index.
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2000
- 5th January 2000
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Former Clinic Director and Lecturer, Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth, England; Post graduate Lecturer, Institut Franco-Europeen de Chiropratique, Paris, France; Post-graduate Lecturer, Nordisk Institut for Kiropraktik og Biomekanik, Odense, Denmark; Private Practitioner, Oxford, England, UK