Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation

8th Edition

Management of Neuromusculoskeletal Disorders - Volume 1


  • Elly Hengeveld
  • Kevin Banks
  • 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


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    Churchill Livingstone
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