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Osteopathic and Chiropractic Techniques for Manual Therapists

Osteopathic and Chiropractic Techniques for Manual Therapists

A Comprehensive Guide to Spinal and Peripheral Manipulations

  • Author: Giles Gyer,Jimmy Michael,Ricky Davis
  • Publisher: Singing Dragon
  • ISBN: 0857012819
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 300
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The first book ever to bring together the best techniques from chiropractic and osteopathy, this easy-to-use guide is necessary reading for any manual therapist wishing to hone their skills, and discover related techniques that will enhance their practice. Offering practical step-by-step instruction on how to treat a full scope of musculoskeletal conditions, this duo-disciplinary guide draws on current anatomical and physiological research to bring all the most advanced and adaptive manipulation therapy techniques to your fingertips. Providing a brief history of the two central branches of manual therapy, it gives a valuable insight into how manipulation therapists can benefit from sharing ideas and integrating versatile techniques across practices, before providing clear, illustrated references for how to apply the methods on specific sections of the body. Demonstrating how to relieve common ailments, recognise contraindications and take excellent safety precautions, this is the ideal companion for practitioners and students of manipulation therapy for the whole body.

Advanced Osteopathic and Chiropractic Techniques for Manual Therapists

Advanced Osteopathic and Chiropractic Techniques for Manual Therapists

Adaptive Clinical Skills for Peripheral and Extremity Manipulation

  • Author: Giles Gyer,Jimmy Michael
  • Publisher: Singing Dragon
  • ISBN: 0857013955
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 296
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Develop your knowledge of chiropractic and osteopathy with this comprehensive guide to advanced skills and peripheral manipulation techniques. This practical handbook takes into account the latest research, highlighting the neurophysiological effects of these techniques, and providing clear, step-by-step guidance from experienced manual therapists. Covering key topics such as the effects of manipulation on organs, working in sports settings, and motion palpation misconceptions, the book demonstrates how to work with a range of joints with advice on diagnostics, contraindications and safety precautions. This is an expert collaboration between professions and can be used as the go-to clinical handbook for all manual therapists.

Dry Needling for Manual Therapists

Dry Needling for Manual Therapists

Points, Techniques and Treatments, Including Electroacupuncture and Advanced Tendon Techniques

  • Author: Giles Gyer,Jimmy Michael,Ben Tolson
  • Publisher: Singing Dragon
  • ISBN: 0857012029
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 320
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Designed to be a go-to reference for assessment and treatment planning in the clinic, this is a clear and concise handbook for students and practitioners of dry needling, or medical acupuncture. It includes: · Comprehensive medical illustrations demonstrating trigger point locations and associated pain referral patterns · Easy-to-follow instructions and photographs demonstrating musculoskeletal dry needling points and electroacupuncture techniques · Dedicated section on the acupuncture treatment of tendinopathy · Vital information on palpation and correct needling techniques · Practical guidance on best practice, safety and treatment planning · Overviews of the history and key principles of Traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture · Up-to-date research on the effect of acupuncture in the treatment of MSK conditions, myofascial pain, trigger points (MTrPS), fascia and pain. The book will be an essential aid for osteopaths, physiotherapists, sports rehabilitators, chiropractors, massage therapists, as well as traditional acupuncturists wishing to understand a Western approach on acupuncture. Other health professionals incorporating, or looking to incorporate dry needling into their treatment programme, will also find this book an invaluable resource.

Integrative Medicine in Primary Care, Part II: Disease States and Body Systems, An Issue of Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice - E-Book

Integrative Medicine in Primary Care, Part II: Disease States and Body Systems, An Issue of Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice - E-Book

  • Author: Vincent Morelli,Roger Zoorob
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455700606
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 240
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Complementary and alternative medicine encompasses a wide range of modalities, including acupuncture, herbs and supplements, naturopathy, and body and mind therapies. The use of these healing methods is increasing rapidly, and more and more patients are approaching primary care physicians with questions about them. The purpose of this issue is to help doctors understand the evidence supporting and refuting complementary and alternative medicine techniques so they can provide patients with answers. This is the second of a two-part series, and it focuses on application of complementary and alternative medicine techniques to disease states and body systems.

Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice E-Book

Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice E-Book

  • Author: Ted A. Lennard,David G Vivian,Stevan DOW Walkowski,Aneesh K. Singla
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1437737749
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 656
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In the 3rd Edition of Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice, Dr. Ted Lennard helps you offer the most effective care to your patients by taking you through the various approaches to pain relief used in physiatry today. In this completely updated, procedure-focused volume, you’ll find nearly a decade worth of new developments and techniques supplemented by a comprehensive online video collection of how-to procedures at www.expertconsult.com. You’ll also find extensive coverage of injection options for every joint, plus discussions of non-injection-based pain relief options such as neuromuscular ultrasound, alternative medicines, and cryotherapy. Offer your patients today’s most advanced pain relief with nearly a decade worth of new developments and techniques, masterfully presented by respected physiatrist Ted Lennard, MD. Make informed treatment decisions and provide effective relief with comprehensive discussions of all of the injection options for every joint. Apply the latest non-injection-based treatments for pain relief including neuromuscular ultrasound, alternative medicines, and cryotherapy. See how to get the best results with a comprehensive video collection of how-to procedures at www.expertconsult.com, and access the complete text and images online.

The Science and Clinical Application of Manual Therapy E-Book

The Science and Clinical Application of Manual Therapy E-Book

  • Author: Hollis H. King,Wilfrid Jänig,Michael M. Patterson
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702049956
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 336
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The Science and Clinical Application of Manual Therapy is a multi-disciplinary, international reference book based on work by the top basic science researchers and clinical researchers in the area of Manual Therapy and Manual Medicine (MT/MM). The first book to bring together research on the benefits of MT/MM beyond the known effects on musculoskeletal disorders, it presents evidence of the benefit of MT/MM in treating systemic disorders such as asthma, heart rate dysfunction and GI disturbance. Authored by the leading multidisciplinary basic science and clinical researchers from throughout the world Describes research confirming benefit of MT for musculoskeletal disorders (which helps provide a rational for greater utilization of manual therapy and reimbursement for this healthcare service) Presents the latest findings on the beneficial effect of MT on systemic disorders including asthma, pneumonia, otitis media, heart rate dysfunction and GI disturbance Critically assesses longstanding theoretical models of MT/MM mechanisms with respect to the current understanding of physiological and neurophysiological function Explores the influences of psychological and cortical processes on the effects of MT/MM, including the effect of placebo Uniquely presents research findings from all the manual therapy professions and scientists making the case for the benefits of MT The symposium from which the book was derived was supported by the NIH National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine

Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Diagnosis

Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Diagnosis

Spine and Temporomandibular Joints

  • Author: Aad van der El
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN: 9780763755942
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 578
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Orthopedic Manual Therapy Diagnosis is a comprehensive and easily-accessible compendium of theory and technique related to orthopaedic manual physical therapy (OMPT) diagnosis. an up-to-date analysis of spinal examination, this is an ideal textbook for courses in OMPT. Orthopedic Manual Therapy Diagnosis covers spinal anatomy, biomechanics, arthrology, general functional aspects of the spine, definitions, theories, and examination.This text also serves as a reference for all manual medicine practitioners, including physical therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, and medical physicians. This te

Guidelines for Chiropractic Quality Assurance and Practice Parameters

Guidelines for Chiropractic Quality Assurance and Practice Parameters

Proceedings of the Mercy Center Consensus Conference

  • Author: Scott Haldeman,David Chapman-Smith,Donald M. Petersen
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN: 9780763729219
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 222
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The first-ever practice guidelines by and for the profession! These proceedings are the result of the landmark Mercy Center Consensus Conference in which chiropractic practitioners in the academic, clinical, political, and regulatory sectors met to reach agreement on standards of practice, producing guidelines for practice that provide a major step toward addressing the needs of the patient and assuring the quality and acceptance of chiropractic health services. This publication represents the greatest consensus ever achieved by the profession and is a must have for every chiropractic student and practitioner.

Functional Neurology for Practitioners of Manual Therapy

Functional Neurology for Practitioners of Manual Therapy

  • Author: Randy W. Beck
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0443102201
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 535
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This clinical textbook explores the neurological impact of manual therapies. It explores and explains concepts, relationships and scientific mechanisms of nervous system function that will aid the clinician in understanding a wide variety of common patient presentations. The text serves to demystify the clinical results seen by practitioners of manual therapy and scientifically validates the clinical success, as well as the limitations, of these approaches. This textbook is an ideal reference for health care professionals including neurologists, orthopaedists, chiropractors, osteopaths and physical and occupational therapists.

Technique Skills in Chiropractic E-book

Technique Skills in Chiropractic E-book

  • Author: David Byfield
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702046639
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 412
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Technique Skills in Chiropractic covers many common diversified adjustive techniques for all regions of the spine and pelvis using a structured skill-based methodology. The basic skills required in order to carry out manipulative procedures safely and effectively are clearly presented, with photographs supporting descriptions of techniques and online video clips showing how to perform them. One of the key aspects of this text is the sequential and structured approach to manual skill learning from basic posture to more complex movement patterns to complete the overall manipulative/adjustive procedure. Technique Skills in Chiropractic now comes with Pageburst®, which gives readers access to the complete book content electronically. Describes common diversified skills in a structured sequential order for the treatment of all regions of the spine and pelvis Prepared by an international contributor team to ensure a broad approach Provides detailed explanations of the cervical techniques emphasizing the benefits and minimising the risks and the proposed steps required to carry them out safely Evidenced-based throughout Contains information on the adaptation of techniques for specific patient groups such as older people, pregnant women and children Contains new chapters on manipulation skills for women and ethics and professionalism plus a new chapter presenting up to date material on the biomechanics of the spinal adjustment. Contains revised chapters on thrusting skills and posture and manual skills for the elderly patient International advisory board established from key schools across the UK, Europe and Canada New revised user-friendly layout for easier navigation The new Pageburst® feature provides fully searchable text on-line together with video clips demonstrating pelvic and spinal assessment procedures, common diversified spinal and pelvic technique skills and extremity examination and manual skills