Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders: Physical Therapy Principles and Methods

Front Cover
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006 - Medical - 1076 pages
13 Reviews

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.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
6
4 stars
2
3 stars
4
2 stars
1
1 star
0

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Wow! This information is so helpful to this patient!

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

The latest updated edition of Backache from Occiput to Coccyx is available online at no charge at www.macdonaldpublishing.com

Contents

Injury and Repair
15
Arthrology27
27
Neurology37
37
Approach to Management
43
the Adult53
53
Assessment of Musculoskeletal Disorders
61
Clinical DecisionMaking
97
Introduction to Manual Therapy
109
14
388
General Structure
671
Cervical Spine707
707
Thoracic Spine765
765
CervicothoracicUpper Limb
833
Lumbar Spine843
843
24
923
PelvicHip Complex935
935

Myofascial Considerations
129
Myofascial Integration and Dysfunction
146
Skin and Subcutaneous Soft Tissue
153
Functional Exercise 267
267
11
281
Elbow and Forearm
357
LumbosacralLower Limb
991
Clinical Implementation of LumbosacralLower
1006
Component Motions
1025
Index
1037
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information