Manual Therapy Masterclasses-The Vertebral Column

1st Edition


  • Karen Beeton
    • Print ISBN 9780443074035

    Key Features

    • Brings together classic papers by experts in the field that--- until now--- were only available in separate issues of the journal Manual Therapy.
    • Includes updates by the original authors.
    • Designed for frequent use and clinical reference.

    Table of Contents


    Section 1: Cervical Spine
    1. Management of Cervical Headache
    2. Spinal Manipulative Thrust Technique Using Combined Movement Therapy

    Section 2: Thoracic Spine
    3. Rotational Instability of the Mid Thoracic Spine: Assessment and Management

    Section 3: Lumbar Spine
    4. Muscle Control- Pain Control: What Exercises Would Your Prescribe?
    5. Lumbar Segmental 'Instability': Clinical Presentation and Specific Stabilizing Exercise Management
    6. Nerve Trunk Pain: Physical Diagnosis and Treatment
    7. Patient Positioning and Spinal Locking for Lumbar Spinal Rotation Manipulation
    8. The Management of Low Back Pain in Pregnancy
    9. Recalcitrant Chronic Low Back & Leg Pain - A New Therapy and Different Approach to Management
    10. Use of Real-Time Ultrasound Imaging for Feedback in Rehabilitation

    Section 4: SI Joint
    11. Sacroiliac Dysfunction in Dancers with Low Back Pain

    Section 5: General
    12. Functional Stability Re-Training: Principles and Strategies for Managing Mechanical Dysfunction
    13. The Mulligan Concept: Its Application in the Management of Spinal Conditions
    14. The Role of Physiotherapy in the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis
    15. Fear of Movement/(Re)Injury, Avoidance, and Pain Disability in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients



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    Churchill Livingstone
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    About the author

    Karen Beeton

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Principle Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK