Low Back Syndromes: Integrated Clinical Management
LOW BACK SYNDROMES: Integrated Clinical Management Craig E. Morris, DC Written by an interdisciplinary team, Low Back Syndromes is the first truly comprehensive multidisciplinary text for low back disorders. Because today’s patients expect their clinicians to possess an in-depth understanding of available treatments, this text covers the broad spectrum of clinical options currently available. From chiropractic to osteopathy, from medicine to physical therapy, from occupational medicine to evidence-based health care, from psychology to surgery, from pain medicine to manipulation, from post-surgical rehabilitation to end-stage training of elite athletes, this is the first textbook to bring all the specialists together to allow clinicians direct access to state-of-the art standards of practice from a single source. Featuring internationally acclaimed contributors from a variety of specialties, this text is a practical guide for mastery of both traditional and newer techniques. Comprehensive, well referenced, and heavily illustrated, Low Back Syndromes is the ideal instrument for experienced clinicians, interns, and students. Features include: • Foundations in functional anatomy, biomechanics, epidemiology, and neurophysiologic aspects of motor control, setting the stage for deeper understanding of pathology • Fully detailed major treatment options, including McKenzie protocols, psychotherapeutics, pain management, and mobilization and manipulation techniques • 500 illustrations • In-depth diagnostic and assessment methodologies • Red flags for referral • Detailed rehabilitation strategies • Management of athletic injuries—including those of elite athletes • Numerous case studies dramatizing application of methods and principles • Excellent referencing • Recommended Reading by the American Back Society
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