Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation, Volume 1, 8e and Maitland's Peripheral Manipulation, Volume 2, 5e (2-Volume Set) - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702040689

Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation, Volume 1, 8e and Maitland's Peripheral Manipulation, Volume 2, 5e (2-Volume Set)

1st Edition

Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders - Volumes 1 & 2

Editors: Elly Hengeveld Kevin Banks
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702040689
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 14th November 2013

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This 2-volume set brings together 2 classic texts on Maitland's manipulative therapy concept, making it the most definitive guide to managing musculoskeletal disorders for all body and joint regions.

The legacy of Geoff Maitland and his seminal work continues in these new editions, with Elly Hengeveld and Kevin Banks leading an international team of experts who demonstrate how to manage neuromusculoskeletal disorders using the principles and practice of the Maitland Concept. Together, they ensure the heart of the Concept beats on by promoting collaborative decision-making with the patient at centre and emphasizing the art and science of observation, listening, palpation and movement skills.

The companion website – Maitland’s Manipulation eResources ( – providing access to a range of valuable learning materials which include videos, MCQs, interactive case studies, research links, and bonus chapters. Together with the set, this becomes a complete learning tool for all those wanting to practice Maitland's Concept.

Key Features

  • World-leading experts provide evidence relating the Maitland Concept to clinical practice
  • Evidence supporting practice
  • Covers both subjective and physical examination
  • Best practice management using mobilization and manipulation
  • Case studies – how and when to integrate the Maitland Concept into clinical practice
  • Chapter-based learning outcomes, keywords and glossaries
  • Companion website – Maitland’s Manipulation eResources (

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: The Maitland Concept: assessment, examination, and treatment of movement impairments by passive movement
Geoffrey D. Maitland

Chapter 2: Clinical reasoning: from the Maitland Concept and beyond
Mark A. Jones

Chapter 3: Communication and the therapeutic relationship
Elly Hengeveld and Geoffrey D. Maitland

Chapter 4: Management of cervical spine disorders: a neuro-orthopaedic perspective
Robin Blake and Tim Beames

Chapter 5: Management of thoracic spine disorders
Peter Wells and Kevin Banks

Chapter 6: Management of lumbar spine disorders
Elly Hengeveld and Kevin Banks

Chapter 7: Management of sacroiliac and pelvic disorders
Elaine Maheu and Elly Hengeveld

Chapter 8: Sustaining functional capacity and performance
Elly Hengeveld

Appendix 1 Movement diagram theory and compiling a movement diagram
Appendix 2 Clinical examples of movement diagrams
Appendix 3 Examination refinements and movement diagrams
Appendix 4 Recording


Chapter 1: The Maitland Concept as a clinical practice framework for neuromusculoskeletal disorders
Kevin Banks and Elly Hengeveld

Chapter 2: The Maitland Concept: evidence-based practice and the movement sciences
Elly Hengeveld

Chapter 3: Management of craniomandibular disorders
John Langendoen

Chapter 4: Management of shoulder and shoulder girdle disorders
Phillip Ackerman and Matthew Newton

Chapter 5: Management of elbow disorders
Toby Hall and Kim Robinson

Chapter 6: Management of wrist and hand disorders
Pierre Jeangros

Chapter 7: Management of hip disorders
Dianne Addison

Chapter 8: Management of knee disorders
Gerti Bucher-Dollenz

Chapter 9: Management of foot and ankle disorders
Jukka Kangas

Appendix 1 Self-management strategies: compliance and behavioural change
Appendix 2 Recording


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14th November 2013
Churchill Livingstone
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About the Editors

Elly Hengeveld

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Teacher, International Maitland Teachers' Association, Oberentfelden, Switzerland

Kevin Banks

Affiliations and Expertise

IMTA Member, Chartered Physiotherapist, Rotherham Primary Care NHS Trust, UK