Key Features

  • At the end of each section there will be clinical examples for students to work on to integrate previous knowledge.
  • Key point boxes.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Section 1 Osteopathy and the osteopathic lesion: a developing concept: What is osteopathy?; The Osteopathic Lesion or Somatic Dysfunction. Section 2 Osteopathic conceptual (perceptual) models: Structural concepts ; Tensegrity; Biotypology; Neurological models; Psychologic considerations; Fluid model; The Total osteopathic lesion. Section 3 Models of diagnosis and treatment: Introduction to models of diagnosis and treatment; Specific adjusting technique; Muscle energy technique; Cranial osteopathy; Visceral osteopathy; Indirect approach technique; Other modalities. Section 4 Clinical conditions: Introduction; Dysmenorrhea; Irritable bowel syndrome; Asthma; Low back pain; Headache; Pregnancy; Otitis media in the infant; Sports injuries; Blood pressure; Whiplash; Geriatric; Index

Details

No. of pages:
360
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702036606
Print ISBN:
9780443073953

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