Manipulation of the Spine, Thorax and Pelvis with DVD

3rd Edition

An Osteopathic Perspective

Authors:

Table of Contents

PART A HVLA thrust techniques – an osteopathic perspective
1 Introduction
2 Osteopathic philosophy, practice and technique
3 Kinematics and coupled motion of the spine
4 Spinal positioning and locking
5 Safety and high-velocity low-amplitude (HVLA) thrust techniques
6 Rationale for the use of high-velocity low-amplitude (HVLA) thrust techniques
7 Validation of clinical practice by research

PART B HVLA thrust techniques
8 Cervical and cervicothoracic spine
9 Thoracic spine and ribcage
10 Lumbar and thoracolumbar spine
11 Pelvis

PART C Technique failure and analysis

Index

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702050916
Print ISBN:
9780702031304

About the authors

Peter Gibbons

Professor Peter Gibbons Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Rehabilitation Sciences College of Allied Health Sciences Oklahoma University Health Science Center USA

Philip Tehan

Professor Philip Tehan Adjunct Associate Professor School of Biomedical and Health Sciences Victoria University Australia Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Rehabilitation Sciences College of Allied Health Sciences Oklahoma University Health Science Center USA

Peter Gibbons

Professor Peter Gibbons Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Rehabilitation Sciences College of Allied Health Sciences Oklahoma University Health Science Center USA

Philip Tehan

Professor Philip Tehan Adjunct Associate Professor School of Biomedical and Health Sciences Victoria University Australia Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Rehabilitation Sciences College of Allied Health Sciences Oklahoma University Health Science Center USA