Functional Anatomy of the Spine

2nd Edition

Authors:

  • Alison Middleditch
  • Jean Oliver
    • Print ISBN 9780750627177

    Key Features

    • Accessory and physiological spinal movements are thoroughly described.
    • Palpation is covered in detail.
    • Numerous guidelines for safe practice are provided.
    • A valuable, comprehensive chapter covers posture, lifting, and the prevention of injury.
    • Coverage of applied anatomy and biomechanics is written by therapists for therapists.
    • New theories on thoracic biomechanics are presented, rarely covered by other anatomy books.
    • All topics have been updated to reflect recent scientific evidence, enabling the reader to more effectively formulate and manage treatment plans.
    • New illustrations to complement the text and improve readers' understanding of the material.

    Table of Contents

    Structure of the vertebral column
    Sacroiliac joints
    Embryology
    Cervical discs
    Thoracic spine biomechanics
    The jaw and upper cervical spine
    Posture

    Details

    No. of pages:
    328
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Print ISBN:
    9780750627177