Clinical Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine and Sacrum / Edition 3

Clinical Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine and Sacrum / Edition 3

by Nikolai Bogduk, N. Bogduk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443060142

ISBN-13: 9780443060144

Pub. Date: 09/03/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The first 2 editions of this book established it as a standard textbook for physiotherapy and manual therapy. Originally co-authored by Bogduk and Twomey there is now a single author—Nikolai Bogduk. An understanding of the clinical anatomy of the lumbar spine and sacral area is now acknowledged as being an essential foundation for all practitioners working in

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The first 2 editions of this book established it as a standard textbook for physiotherapy and manual therapy. Originally co-authored by Bogduk and Twomey there is now a single author—Nikolai Bogduk. An understanding of the clinical anatomy of the lumbar spine and sacral area is now acknowledged as being an essential foundation for all practitioners working in the field of back pain management. This book aims to provide that foundation on which an understanding of various treatment and therapy techniques of the different specialties involved can be built. In one volume it provides all of the elements of anatomy and biomechanics which are clinically relevant to the study of lumbar spinal pain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443060144
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/03/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
261
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.67(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

The Lumbar Vertebrae. The Inter-Body Joints and the Intervertebral Discs. The Zygapophysial Joints. The Ligaments of the Lumbar Spine. The Lumbar Lordosis and the Vertebral Canal. The Sacrum. Basic Biomechanics. Movements of the Lumbar Spine. The Lumbar Muscles and Their Fascia. Nerves of the Lumbar Spine. Blood Supply of the Lumbar Spine. Embryology and Development. Age Changes of the Lumbar Spine. The Sacro-Iliac Joint. Low Back Pain. Instability Appendix: Identification of the Lumbar Vertebrae

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