Maitland's Clinical Companion

1st Edition

An Essential Guide for Students


  • Kevin Banks
  • Elly Hengeveld
  • Key Features

    • Learning objectives and self-assessment questions in every chapter enables students to reflect on their knowledge
    • Case studies highlights key aspects of the concepts to clinical practice
    • Clinical profiles for common neuromusculoskeletal conditions
    • Techniques described and accompanied by over 500 images
    • Picture key to identify types of examination, decision-making and techniques within the text

    Table of Contents

    Section 1-Principles
    • Chapter 1 How to use the Maitland Concept of Manipulative Physiotherapy in Clinical Practice: An overview
    • Chapter 2 How to explain the Maitland concept to patients and to colleagues
    • Chapter 3 How to define Mobilisation and Manipulation
    • Chapter 4 The evidence which supports the use of mobilisation /manipulation in clinical practice
    • Chapter 5 Paradigms and Models: The overall role of mobilisation and manipulation in rehabilitation and clinical practice
    • Chapter 6 Clinical Reasoning and the Maitland Concept of Manipulative Physiotherapy
    • Chapter 7 How and when to assess and reassess the effect of each technique
    • Chapter 8 How to carry out an ordered, structured, and individualised NMSK [Movement] Examination
    • 8a-Format and aims of examination
    • 8b-Communication
    • 8c-Subjective Examination [C/O]
    • 8d-Planning Physical Examination
    • 8e-Physical Examination [P/E]
    • Chapter 9 How to decide when to use mobilisation and manipulation techniques
    • Chapter 10 How to select and progress the most appropriate technique[s]
    • Chapter 11 How to perform mobilisation and manipulation techniques effectively

    • Chapter 12 Neuromusculoskeletal disorders which are more likely to respond to mobilisation and manipulation

    • Chapter 13 How to integrate the gains made from mobilisation and manipulation to help restore Functional Capacity and Performance

    • Chapter 14 The role of mobilisation and manipulation for patient who have chronic/chronic severe problems

    Section 2-Practice
    • Chapter 15 How to Examine, Treat and Assess the Cervical Region
    • Chapter 16 How to Examine, Treat and Assess the Temporomandibular region
    • Chapter 17 How to Examine, Treat and Assess the Shoulder/Shoulder girdle region
    • Chapter 18 How to Examine, Treat and Assess the Elbow region
    • Chapter 19 How to Examine, Treat and


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