Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Diagnosis is a comprehensive and easily-accessible compendium of theory and technique related to orthopaedic manual therapy (OMT). This essential resource covers key topics such as spinal anatomy, biomechanics, arthrology, general functional aspects of the spine, definitions, theories, and examination. This text combines a comprehensive discussion of both the pathophysiologic rationale and the applied evidence base with regard to OMT diagnosis. It demonstrates numerous diagnostic techniques used in the clinical practice of manual medicine. Providing an up-to-date analysis of spinal examination, this is an ideal textbook for courses in OMT. It also serves as a reference for all manual medicine practitioners including physical therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, and medical physicians.PROTECTIVE FUNCTION The protective function of the spine is of vital importance. Its morphology ensures thatain a healthy spinea the impact load can be absorbed and structures can be protected from the potentially harmful stretching andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Diagnosis: Spine and Temporomandibular Joints|
|Author||:||Aad van der El|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2010-11-15|