Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation
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|Format:||Paperback, 488 pages, 6th Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||443 ills.|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 21 November 2000|
"Maitland's Concept of Manipulative Therapy" is established as one of the standard approaches to spinal manipulative techniques. "Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation" is an indispensable and authoritative guide to this approach. For the sixth edition, GeoffMaitland is joined by three co-authors who have worked closely with him, and add invaluable input to the updating and revision of this classic text. Redesigned in a new colour format, with lavish illustrations, the book also includes expanded text with a new chapter on prognosis and new material to further explain the Maitland concept and method. This long awaited text is sure to continue as the essential cornerstone for all physiotherapy students and practitioners.
Table of Contents
Introduction; The doctor's role in diagnosis and prescribing vertebral manipulation; Communication; Assessment; Prognosis; Examination; Principles of techniques; Selection of techniques; Application of techniques; Cervical spine; Thoracic spine; Lumbar spine; Sacroiliac region: sacroiliac joint, symphysis pubis; Sacrococcygeal and intercoccygeal regions; Examples of treatment; Physiotherapy for animals; Appendix 1: Movement diagram theory and compiling a movement diagram; Appendix 2: Clinical examples of movement diagrams; Appendix 3: Examination refinements and movement diagrams; Appendix 4: Clinical tips.
|Publisher: ||Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||25.0 x 19.0 x 3.0 centimeters (1.36 kg)|