Principles of Manual Therapy

Authored by a Michigan-based expert in the field, the third edition has been fully revised to provide the latest techniques in manual therapy. The comprehensive text is further enhanced by clinical photographs, illustrations and tables.

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Author: Deepak Sebastian

Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers

ISBN: 9789352703012

Category: Medical

Page: 370

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Manual therapy, also known as manipulative therapy, is a physical treatment that is typically used in conjunction with traditional physical therapy techniques. The physical therapist will use their hands to apply pressure on muscle tissue and/or manipulate joints of the body, as opposed to using a machine or device. This new edition is a complete guide to manual therapy for physiotherapists. Divided into four parts, the first section explains the principles and techniques of manual therapy, followed by discussion on it use for disorders in both the spine and upper and lower musculoskeletal extremities. The next part covers manual therapy techniques for mechanical peripheral nerve entrapment, with the final parts of the book describing therapy for regional conditions (cervical, thoracic, lumbopelvic, hip, knee and extremities); and neglected zones in the upper and lower quarters of the body. Authored by a Michigan-based expert in the field, the third edition has been fully revised to provide the latest techniques in manual therapy. The comprehensive text is further enhanced by clinical photographs, illustrations and tables. Key points Complete guide to manual therapy for physiotherapists Fully revised, third edition with new topics included Authored by Michigan-based expert in the field Previous edition (9789350903049) published in 2012

Principles of Manual Medicine

The Second Edition of this unique text presents principles and practice of manual medicine, with clear discussions of how and where they apply in the context of various disease states.

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Author: Ph. E. Greenman

Publisher: Lippincott Raven

ISBN: UOM:39015034549280

Category: Manipulation (Therapeutics)

Page: 572

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The Second Edition of this unique text presents principles and practice of manual medicine, with clear discussions of how and where they apply in the context of various disease states. Structured according to organ system, this well-researched book offers a complete guide to the most effective methods of diagnosis and therapy. An entirely new section on Clinical Integration and Correlation includes chapters on exercise principles and prescription, adjunctive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and common clinical syndromes. Important recent developments on direct action muscle energy and mobilization with impulse (high velocity, low amplitude thrust techniques) is included.

Holistic Manual Therapy and Osteopathy

Holistic Manual Therapy & Osteopathy presents and discusses important principles, philosophy, laws, concepts, and key elements of assessment and treatment. It is a must-have for students and practitioners alike.

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Author: Todd A. Bezilla

Publisher:

ISBN: 0741474239

Category: Manipulation (Therapeutics)

Page: 46

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Holistic Manual Therapy & Osteopathy presents and discusses important principles, philosophy, laws, concepts, and key elements of assessment and treatment. It is a must-have for students and practitioners alike.

Principles and Practice of Manual Therapeutics E Book

Part of the Medical Guides to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Series, this comprehensive resource offers brief, yet thorough coverage of alternative and complementary hands-on therapies, including Chiropractic, Healing ...

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Author: Patrick Coughlin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702035890

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Part of the Medical Guides to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Series, this comprehensive resource offers brief, yet thorough coverage of alternative and complementary hands-on therapies, including Chiropractic, Healing Touch/Therapeutic Touch, Reiki, and massage. Focusing on manipulative techniques and their therapeutic applications to common and un-common disorders, it addresses both Eastern and Western approaches to the discipline. Ideal for comparing and contrasting the various forms of manual therapeutics, it describes the basic philosophy and theories of the different methods, as well as the techniques themselves. It also provides an overview of the principal manual therapies practiced worldwide, the theories and rationale behind them, and practice algorithms.

Equine Manual Therapy

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Author: Kevin K. Haussler

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 0721610005

Category: Medical

Page: 464

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Principles of Manual Sports Medicine

Despite the high tenets of osteopathic manipulative therapy when numbers , most injuries are minor . assessing and treating somatic dysfunctions in Elias did note in his study that the injury the pelvis . rates over the years have ...

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Author: Steven J. Karageanes

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781741890

Category: Medical

Page: 686

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This thoroughly illustrated handbook is the first complete how-to guide to the use of manual medicine techniques for sports injuries. For each region of the body, the book describes anatomy, physiology, physical examination, and common sports injuries, and details the various manual medicine techniques, with step-by-step instructions for treating specific injuries. More than 400 illustrations demonstrate how to apply these techniques. Separate chapters focus on injuries in fourteen specific sports and in specific athletic populations—the differently abled, children, women, the elderly, and pregnant athletes.

Greenman s Principles of Manual Medicine

Covering the foundations of manual medicine as well as specific techniques for diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal pain, this popular guide features more than 1,000 photographs that walk you step by step through each technique.

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Author: Lisa Destefano

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1451193904

Category:

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Manual Therapy for the Peripheral Nerves

Manual therapy, as it applies to the treatment of nerves, follows the standard principles of mobility and function. For optimal function nerves must be able to move freely within their surroundings. This freedom of movement is essential ...

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Author: Jean-Pierre Barral

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780443103070

Category: Medical

Page: 270

View: 286

"This book shows the important role that manual therapy plays in releasing pain conditions caused by the dysfunction of the peripheral nerves. It is written in an instructive, detailed and easily accessible style and will be useful to all those who wish to improve their manual skills and add an important new dimension to their practice."--BOOK JACKET.

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine E Book

Informed by evidence-based research, this text offers detailed instructions for reaching an accurate diagnosis and developing a plan of care.

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Author: Kenneth A. Olson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323263078

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Master the techniques and problem-solving skills needed to manage spinal and TMJ disorders! Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, 2nd Edition provides guidelines to manipulation, manual physical therapy examination, and treatment procedures of the spine and temporomandibular joint. Informed by evidence-based research, this text offers detailed instructions for reaching an accurate diagnosis and developing a plan of care. Written by well-known spinal manipulation expert Kenneth Olson, this resource provides the complete information you need to make sound decisions during clinical interventions. Descriptions of manual therapy techniques include evidence-based coverage of the examination and treatment of spine and TMJ disorders, along with discussions of alternative treatment methods and potential adverse effects and contraindications to manipulation. Guidelines for completing a comprehensive spinal examination include medical screening, the patient interview, disability assessment, and tests and measures, along with an evaluation of the examination findings and the principles involved in arriving at a diagnosis and plan of care. Impairment-based manual physical therapy approach includes a review of the evidence to support its use to evaluate and treat spinal and TMJ conditions. Case studies demonstrate the clinical reasoning used in manual physical therapy. Guide to Physical Therapist Practice terminology is incorporated throughout the book, using accepted terms familiar in physical therapy settings. Expert author Ken Olson is a highly respected authority on the subject of spinal manipulation in physical therapy. A clear, consistent format for explaining techniques makes this reference easy to use in the clinical setting. NEW! Coverage of emerging topics includes soft tissue assessment, mobilization, dry needling, myofascial pain and trigger points, thoracic outlet syndrome, cervicogenic dizziness, and differentiation of headache types, plus expanded coverage of examination procedures and psychologically informed management strategies for chronic low back pain. NEW! Full-color design and photographs show essential concepts and procedures from multiple angles, illustrating hand and body placement and direction of force. UPDATED evidence-based research provides the latest thinking on manual therapy of the spine.

Palpation and Assessment in Manual Therapy

Kuchera W and Kuchera M (1994) Osteopathic principles and practice, 2nd edn. Columbus, OH: Greyden Press. Lewit K (1992) Manipulative therapy in rehabilitation of the locomotor system, 3rd edn. London: Butterworths.

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Author: Leon

Publisher: Handspring Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9781912085156

Category: Medical

Page: 385

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This is the 4th edition of a well known book from a highly respected author. It has been designed to help manual therapy students and practitioners to understand and acquire the palpatory skills which are essential for evaluating and deciding on appropriate treatment for musculoskeletal dysfunction. The accurate interpretation of palpatory findings is difficult and comes with experience but this book aims to increase the awareness of how to palpate and what is being felt. It is supported by a DVD with video clips and commentary by the author to demonstrate and explain the techniques described in the text.

Differentiation Examination and Treatment of Movement Disorders in Manual Therapy

As evident throughout this book, contemporary manual therapy is multidimensional in its focus, inclusive of concepts and procedures from historically different approaches, and guided by clinical reasoning that is critical, reflective, open ...

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Author: Robert Pfund

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0750687940

Category: Medical

Page: 570

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This innovative resource presents the principles of manual therapy examination and management, paired with a CD-ROM that contains high-quality video clips of procedures. This multimedia approach explains and demonstrates both the underlying clinical reasoning and the technical execution of key manual therapy procedures. The book begins with discussions of the key concepts related pain mechanisms and focuses on procedures and associated reasoning that are appropriate for treating pain states that are predominantly nocioceptive - a critical distinction not often addressed in other books. Its focus includes joint, neural and muscle/soft tissue system examination and management procedures, grounded in biomedical reasoning. Patient self-management strategies are provided for long-term success. Successfully integrates principles of manual therapy examination and management with over 500 superb video images of procedures. Emphasis on treating nocioceptive pain states encourages therapists to appreciate the significant impact psychosocial circumstances can have on a patient's symptoms. Multidimensional approach to manual therapy incorporates concepts and procedures from different disciplines, guided by clinical reasoning. Coverage includes procedures for examining and managing conditions associated with joint, neural, and muscle/soft tissue systems. Biomedical theory is presented, with detailed discussions of clinical implications followed by differentiating physical examination procedures, to strengthen clinical reasoning skills. Specific self-management procedures are provided for the specific impairments identified through differential examination, with video presentations of these procedures on CD-ROM.

Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation

Manual therapy Principles of manual therapy According to Cook (2012), the purpose of orthopaedic manual therapy is to apply techniques which 'reduce, centralize, or abolish the patient's signs and symptoms'. While the fields of manual ...

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Author: Keith Ward

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136660733

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 764

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The work of a sports therapist is highly technical and requires a confident, responsible and professional approach. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for those studying or working in this field and is the first book to comprehensively cover all of the following areas: Sports Injury Aetiology Soft Tissue Injury Healing Clinical Assessment in Sports Therapy Clinical Interventions in Sports Therapy Spinal and Peripheral Anatomy, Injury Assessment and Management Pitch-side Trauma Care Professionalism and Ethics in Sports Therapy The Handbook presents principles which form the foundation of the profession and incorporates a set of spinal and peripheral regional chapters which detail functional anatomy, the injuries common to those regions, and evidence-based assessment and management approaches. Its design incorporates numerous photographs, figures, tables, practitioner tips and detailed sample Patient Record Forms. This book is comprehensively referenced and multi-authored, and is essential to anyone involved in sports therapy, from their first year as an undergraduate, to those currently in professional practice.

Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders

Coverage includes new material on soft tissue manipulations and myofascial evaluation. This edition also features case studies covering real-life practice scenarios.

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Author: Darlene Hertling

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781736269

Category: Medical

Page: 1076

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The fundamental textbook of orthopedic physical therapy is now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition. This new edition presents a "how-to" approach focusing on the foundations of manual therapy. More than 1,200 illustrations and photographs demonstrate therapeutic techniques. Extensive references cite key articles, emphasizing the latest research. Reflecting current practice standards, this edition places greater emphasis on joint stabilization techniques and the role of exercise. Coverage includes new material on soft tissue manipulations and myofascial evaluation. This edition also features case studies covering real-life practice scenarios.

Joint Mobilization Manipulation

NEW mobilization and manipulation techniques include step-by-step videos for each. UPDATED research makes this book the most current, evidence-based text available on manual therapy of the spine and extremities.

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Author: Susan L. Edmond

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 0323294693

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Clear, step-by-step guidelines show how to perform Physical Therapy procedures! Joint Mobilization/Manipulation: Extremity and Spinal Techniques, 3rd Edition is your go-to resource for evidence-based Interventions treating conditions of the spine and extremities. New full-color photos and illustrations show detail with added realism, and 192 online videos demonstrate the major techniques described in the book. Written by rehabilitation and movement sciences educator Susan Edmond, this text provides current, complete information ranging from the principles of examination and evaluation to making effective manual therapy interventions. Illustrated descriptions of joint mobilizations make procedures easy to understand and then perform. Unique focus on spine and extremities provides an all-in-one resource for essential information. Contraindications, precautions, and indications are included for each joint mobilization to reinforce clinical decision-making. Clearly labeled photos show the direction of force for each therapy technique. Evidence-based information at the beginning of each chapter provides the latest research and rationales for specific procedures. Cervical Spine chapter includes mobilization techniques such as Paris cervical gliding, Grade V (thrust), and muscle energy. Guidelines to the examination of joint play of the spine include current, evidence-based research. Coverage of osteokinematic and arthrokinematic motion, and degrees of freedom, provides perspective on the body planes. 23 NEW videos demonstrate each step of manual therapy techniques. NEW full-color photos and illustrations show techniques with a higher degree of clarity and realism. NEW mobilization and manipulation techniques include step-by-step videos for each. UPDATED research makes this book the most current, evidence-based text available on manual therapy of the spine and extremities.

Traumatic Scar Tissue Management

This book fills that gap, explaining the physiologic and pathophysiologic background, and providing practical guidance about how to help patients.

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Author: Nancy Smith

Publisher:

ISBN: 1909141224

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 263

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Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

Sections 4 to 9 review pertinent and updated aspects of the shoulder, hip, elbow, knee, the wrist and hand, and finally the ankle and foot. The last two sections of the book are devoted to muscle referred pain and neurodynamics.

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Author: César Fernández-de-las-Peñas

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702055768

Category: Manipulation (Therapeutics)

Page: 848

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The book is divided into 11 sections, covering evidence-informed techniques in massage, trigger points, neural muscle energy, manipulations, dry needling, myofascial release, therapeutic exercise and psychological approaches. In the general introduction, several authors review the epidemiology of upper and lower extremity pain syndromes and the process of taking a comprehensive history in patients affected by pain. In chapter 5, the basic principles of the physical examination are covered, while chapter 6 places the field of manual therapy within the context of contemporary pain neurosciences and therapeutic neuroscience education. For the remaining sections, the book alternates the upper and lower quadrants. Sections 2 and 3 provide updates on mechanical neck pain, whiplash, thoracic outlet syndrome, myelopathy, radiculopathy, peri-partum pelvic pain, joint mobilizations and manipulations and therapeutic exercises, among others. Sections 4 to 9 review aspects of the shoulder, hip, elbow, knee, the wrist and hand, and finally the ankle and foot. The last two sections of the book are devoted to muscle referred pain and neurodynamics.

The Upper Quadrant

The pictures in this edition were reshot and directional arrows added similar to the lower quadrant manual. This book covers assessment and treatment techniques for the cervical spine, thoracic spine, TMJ and the upper extremity.

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Author: Scott Whitmore

Publisher:

ISBN: 0973699329

Category: Manipulation (Therapeutics)

Page: 353

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"The second edition contains over 350 pages of manual therapy techniques for the upper quadrant. The pictures in this edition were reshot and directional arrows added similar to the lower quadrant manual. This book covers assessment and treatment techniques for the cervical spine, thoracic spine, TMJ and the upper extremity. Each technique is illustrated and is accompanied by an easy to read description. The final section of the book looks at manipulation techniques for the upper extremity peripheral joints, and introduces manipulation in the thoracic spine. The intent of this book is to provide a base of techniques from which manual therapy principles can be applied and is not meant to be exclusive of other manual therapy techniques. Students and teachers will find this a useful reference tool while learning and applying manual therapy techniques in the upper quadrant."--Résumé de l'éditeur.