Foundations of Chiropractic website: Subluxation [NOOK Book]

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Now updated in its 2nd edition, the first research-based book on this topic examines the direct link between joint dysfunction, the theories of its effects, and the clinical syndromes seen in practice. Scientific evidence is presented for indications and contraindications of subluxation, along with term definitions, basic science and anatomy, subluxation causes, radiographic evidence, manipulable and nonmanipulable subluxation, a theoretical model, and subluxation syndromes.
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Foundations of Chiropractic website: Subluxation

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Overview

Now updated in its 2nd edition, the first research-based book on this topic examines the direct link between joint dysfunction, the theories of its effects, and the clinical syndromes seen in practice. Scientific evidence is presented for indications and contraindications of subluxation, along with term definitions, basic science and anatomy, subluxation causes, radiographic evidence, manipulable and nonmanipulable subluxation, a theoretical model, and subluxation syndromes.
  • Integration of theory and clinical research establishes a necessary foundation for both students and clinicians
  • Many of the most respected names in the chiropractic have contributed chapters to this book and present the common ground of chiropractic in a logical and understandable way
  • Over 200 high-quality illustrations bring important concepts to life
  • Key words and questions related to the objectives are stated at the beginning of each chapter notifying the reader what he should learn from the material
  • Updated coverage includes strengthened kinesiology information, new studies on the headache, new whiplash material, the Chiropractic Paradigm, and the latest research from the field
  • An appendix on spinal subluxation and visceral disorders has been added
  • The latest basic science material incorporated into part one, including an excellent animal model study
  • An appendix on spinal subluxation and visceral disorders has been added
  • The latest basic science material incorporated into part one, including an excellent animal model study

The book contains both black-and-white and color illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Mary M. Tuchscherer
This is a very well done book on the art and scienceof chiropractic. The primary author is a well-respected researcher andeducator in the field of chiropractic. She has enlisted the expertiseof 24 other contributors to put together an excellent work correlatingbasic concepts of spinal function with chiropractic treatment. Thepurpose is to describe the basic theories of chiropractic practice,particularly as they relate to the primary lesion treated bychiropractors: the subluxation. Terminology peculiar to chiropracticis thoroughly discussed. Subluxation and its effects on structuresdistal to the lesion are well described. This book is useful in theclassroom, in a variety of disciplines: chiropractic methods,chiropractic science, and principles and philosophy courses. The bookis also useful to practitioners in other areas of healthcare because itvery carefully and clearly defines the art and science of chiropractic. Some of the very most respected names in chiropractic have contributedchapters to this book and present the common ground of chiropractic ina logical and understandable manner. There are 150 illustrations,most of high quality. At the beginning of each chapter key words andquestions related to the objectives of the chapter are stated. This isvery helpful for the student of chiropractic. Each chapter has its ownlist of references, and there is also a glossary included. This is anexcellent book providing the chiropractic student with a clearfoundation of chiropractic thought and principle. It also is a veryuseful tool for clinicians and others interested in scientificvalidation regarding chiropractic assessment and treatment. Indications and contraindications fortreatment of subluxation aregiven thorough description. This book fills the critical gap inchiropractic of seeking common ground regarding the theory, philosophy,and practice of chiropractic.
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Reviewer: Mary M. Tuchscherer, DC, PhD(Northwestern College of Chiropractic)
Description: This is a very well done book on the art and science of chiropractic. The primary author is a well-respected researcher and educator in the field of chiropractic. She has enlisted the expertise of 24 other contributors to put together an excellent work correlating basic concepts of spinal function with chiropractic treatment.
Purpose: The purpose is to describe the basic theories of chiropractic practice, particularly as they relate to the primary lesion treated by chiropractors: the subluxation. Terminology peculiar to chiropractic is thoroughly discussed. Subluxation and its effects on structures distal to the lesion are well described.
Audience: This book is useful in the classroom, in a variety of disciplines: chiropractic methods, chiropractic science, and principles and philosophy courses. The book is also useful to practitioners in other areas of healthcare because it very carefully and clearly defines the art and science of chiropractic. Some of the very most respected names in chiropractic have contributed chapters to this book and present the common ground of chiropractic in a logical and understandable manner.
Features: There are 150 illustrations, most of high quality. At the beginning of each chapter key words and questions related to the objectives of the chapter are stated. This is very helpful for the student of chiropractic. Each chapter has its own list of references, and there is also a glossary included.
Assessment: This is an excellent book providing the chiropractic student with a clear foundation of chiropractic thought and principle. It also is a very useful tool for clinicians and others interested in scientific validation regarding chiropractic assessment and treatment. Indications and contraindications for treatment of subluxation are given thorough description. This book fills the critical gap in chiropractic of seeking common ground regarding the theory, philosophy, and practice of chiropractic.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323071253
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/15/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 608
  • File size: 36 MB
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Subluxation
Chapter 1. What’s in a word?
Chapter 2. Chiropractic Paradigms
Chapter 3. Anatomy Related to Spinal Subluxation
Chapter 4. Animal Models in the Study of Subluxation and Manipulation 1964-2004
Chapter 5. Palpatory Diagnosis of Subluxation
Chapter 6. The Role of Radiography in Evaluating Subluxation
Chapter 7. Chiropractic Technique
Chapter 8. The Non-manipulable Subluxation

Part 2: The Subluxation Complex
Chapter 9. The Vertabral Subluxation Complex
Chapter 10. Theoretical Models of Subluxation
Chapter 11. Kinesiology; An Essential Approach Toward Understanding the Chiropractic Subluxation
Chapter 12. Buckling: A Biomedical Model of Subluxation
Chapter 13. Three Neurophysiologic Theories on the Chiropractic Subluxation
Chapter 14. Vertebral Subluxation and the Anatomic Relationships of the Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 15. Review of the Systemic Effects of Spinal Manipulation
Chapter 16. Spinal Cord Mechanisms of Refferred Pain and Related Neuroplasticity

Part 3: Subluxation Syndromes
Chapter 17. Cervicogenic Headache
Chapter 18. Cervicogenic Sympathetic Syndromes
Chapter 19. The Cerebral Dysfunction Syndrome
Chapter 20. Whiplash
Chapter 21. Cervicogenic Dorsalgia
Chapter 22. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: First Rib Subluxation Syndrome
Chapter 23. Thoracic and Costovertabral Subluxation Syndromes
Chapter 24. Facet Subluxation Syndromes
Chapter 25. Intervertebral Disc Syndrome
Chapter 26. Sacroiliac Subluxation Syndrome
Chapter 27. Coccygeal Subluxation Syndrome

Appendix A Subluxation Syndromes
Appendix B: Spinal Subluxation and Visceral Disorders
Glossary
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