Joint Mobilization/Manipulation - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323294690, 9780323294706

Joint Mobilization/Manipulation

3rd Edition

Extremity and Spinal Techniques

Authors: Susan Edmond
eBook ISBN: 9780323294706
eBook ISBN: 9780323294737
Paperback ISBN: 9780323294690
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 16th February 2016
Page Count: 320
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Description

Clear, step-by-step guidelines show how to perform Physical Therapy procedures! Joint Mobilization/Manipulation: Extremity and Spinal Techniques, 3rd Edition is your go-to resource for evidence-based Interventions treating conditions of the spine and extremities. New full-color photos and illustrations show detail with added realism, and 192 online videos demonstrate the major techniques described in the book. Written by rehabilitation and movement sciences educator Susan Edmond, this text provides current, complete information ranging from the principles of examination and evaluation to making effective manual therapy interventions.

Key Features

  • Illustrated descriptions of joint mobilizations make procedures easy to understand and then perform.
  • Unique focus on spine and extremities provides an all-in-one resource for essential information.
  • Contraindications, precautions, and indications are included for each joint mobilization to reinforce clinical decision-making.
  • Clearly labeled photos show the direction of force for each therapy technique.
  • Evidence-based information at the beginning of each chapter provides the latest research and rationales for specific procedures.
  • Cervical Spine chapter includes mobilization techniques such as Paris cervical gliding, Grade V (thrust), and muscle energy. 
  • Guidelines to the examination of joint play of the spine include current, evidence-based research.
  • Coverage of osteokinematic and arthrokinematic motion, and degrees of freedom, provides perspective on the body planes.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Principles of Examination, Evaluation and Intervention
The Appendicular Skeletal System
3. The Shoulder
4. The Elbow
5. The Wrist and Hand
6. The Hip
7. The Knee and Lower Leg
8. The Ankle and Foot
The Axillary Skeletal System
9. Introduction to the Axillary Skeletal System
10. The Temporomandibular Joint
11. The Cervical Spine
12. The Thoracic Spine
13. The Lumbar Spine
14. The Pelvic Joints

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323294706
eBook ISBN:
9780323294737
Paperback ISBN:
9780323294690

About the Author

Susan Edmond