Principles of Neuromusculoskeletal Treatment and Management - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780443067990, 9780702060526

Principles of Neuromusculoskeletal Treatment and Management

2nd Edition

A Handbook for Therapists with PAGEBURST Access

Author: Nicola Petty
eBook ISBN: 9780702060526
eBook ISBN: 9780702046063
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 9th February 2011
Page Count: 326

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Table of Contents

List of contributors

1 Introduction
Nicola J Petty

2 Function and dysfunction of joint
Anne O’Connor, Karen McCreesh

3 Principles of joint treatment
Karen McCreesh, Anne O’Connor

4 Function and dysfunction of muscle
Laura Finucane

5 Principles of muscle treatment
Laura Finucane

6 Function and dysfunction of nerve
Kieran Barnard, Colette Ridehalgh

7 Principles of nerve treatment
Colette Ridehalgh, Kieran Barnard

8 Principles of managing pain
Chris Murphy

9 Principles of patient management
Ann Moore



Printed book plus Pageburst™ access – you will receive a printed book and access to the complete book content electronically. Pageburst™ enhances learning by not only bringing world class content to your fingertips but also letting you add to it, annotate it, and categorize it all in a way that suits you. Pageburst™ frees you to spend more time learning and less time searching.

Fully updated and revised for a second edition, this textbook offers a comprehensive, evidence-based guide to the treatment and management of the neuromusculoskeletal system, providing vital support for both students and experienced therapists. As with the previous edition the text deals with function and dysfunction of joints, muscles and nerves offering treatment options in all cases. Underpinning theory and research is used extensively to explain the clinical use of each treatment option.

This new edition has benefited from the author – Nicola Petty – becoming editor and enabling leading clinicians and academics to contribute to the text which now offers a broader range of perspectives.

Key Features

  • Provides critical knowledge and theory that underpins clinical practice and decision-making
  • Guides the reader through the various options available for patient management drawing a solid evidence base
  • Emphasizes the importance of hands on skill, as well as communication and clinical reasoning skills
  • Templated structure throughout creates an accessible tool for use in teaching and practice
  • Revised drawings in 2-colour provide the reader with enhanced visual learning tools


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About the Author

Nicola Petty

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Centre for Health Research, School of Health Sciences, College of Life, Health and Physical Sciences, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UK