Key Features

  • Presents an evidence-based approach to the examination, diagnosis and treatment of the lumbopelvic region
  • Easy to read and clinican friendly
  • Demonstrates how clinicians can translate knowledge derived from scientific research into clinical practice and also use knowledge gained from clinical practice to evaluate the relevance of the scientific research
  • Highly illustrated descriptions of tests and techniques for practice
  • The author team - Diane Lee, Linda-Joy Lee and Andry Vleeming - all have international reputations as clinicians and researchers

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations

1. Historical and contemporary perspectives on the pelvic girdle
Diane Lee, Andry Vleeming
2. The evolution of myths and facts and the pelvic girdle 
Diane Lee
3. The structure of the lumbopelvic-hip complex
Diane Lee 
4. The functional lumbopelvic-hip complex
Diane Lee, Linda-Joy Lee
5. The impaired lumbopelvic-hip complex
Diane Lee
6. Pregnancy and its potential complications
Diane Lee 
7. Clinical practice - the reality for clinicians
Linda-Joy Lee, Diane Lee 
8. Techniques and tools for assessing the lumbopelvic-hip complex
Diane Lee, Linda-Joy Lee 
9. Clinical reasoning, treatment planning, and case reports
Diane Lee, Linda-Joy Lee
10. Techniques and tools for addressing barriers in the lumbopelvic-hip complex
Diane Lee, Linda-Joy Lee
11. Tools and techniques for 'waking up' and coordinating the deep and superficial muscle systems
Linda-Joy Lee, Diane Lee
12. Training new strategies for posture and movement
Linda-Joy Lee

References
Index

Details

No. of pages:
464
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443069635
Electronic ISBN:
9780702049156

About the author

Diane Lee

Affiliations and Expertise

Diane Lee & Associates, Consultants in Physiotherapy, Surrey BC, Canada.