Joint Mobilization/Manipulation: Extremity and Spinal Techniques / Edition 2

Joint Mobilization/Manipulation: Extremity and Spinal Techniques / Edition 2

by Susan L. Edmond
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323027261

ISBN-13: 9780323027267

Pub. Date: 05/19/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Clear, step-by-step guidelines show how to perform Physical Therapy procedures! Joint Mobilization/Manipulation: Extremity and Spinal Techniques, 3rd Edition is your go-to resource for evidence-based Interventions treating conditions of the spine and extremities. New full-color photos and illustrations show detail with added realism, and 192 online

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Clear, step-by-step guidelines show how to perform Physical Therapy procedures! Joint Mobilization/Manipulation: Extremity and Spinal Techniques, 3rd Edition is your go-to resource for evidence-based Interventions treating conditions of the spine and extremities. New full-color photos and illustrations show detail with added realism, and 192 online videos demonstrate the major techniques described in the book. Written by rehabilitation and movement sciences educator Susan Edmond, this text provides current, complete information ranging from the principles of examination and evaluation to making effective manual therapy interventions.


• Illustrated descriptions of joint mobilization
s make procedures easy to understand and then perform.
Unique focus on spine and extremities provides an all-in-one resource for essential information.
Contraindications, precautions, and indications are included for each joint mobilization to reinforce clinical decision-making.
Clearly labeled photos show the direction of force for each therapy technique.
Evidence-based information at the beginning of each chapter provides the latest research and rationales for specific procedures.
Cervical Spine chapter includes mobilization techniques such as Paris cervical gliding, Grade V (thrust), and muscle energy.
Guidelines to the examination of joint play of the spine include current, evidence-based research.
Coverage of osteokinematic and arthrokinematic motion, and degrees of freedom, provides perspective on the body planes.


• 23 NEW videos
demonstrate each step of manual therapy techniques.
NEW full-color photos and illustrations show techniques with a higher degree of clarity and realism.
NEW mobilization and manipulation techniques include step-by-step videos for each.
UPDATED research makes this book the most current, evidence-based text available on manual therapy of the spine and extremities.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323027267
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/19/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
819,441
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1General concepts3
2Principles of examination, evaluation, and intervention17
The appendicular skeletal system
3The shoulder37
4The elbow and forearm69
5The wrist and hand93
6The hip joint149
7The knee161
8The lower leg, ankle, and foot181
The axillary skeletal system
9Introduction to the axillary skeletal system225
10The temporomandibular joint231
11Cervical spine239
12The thoracic spine and ribs267
13The lumbar spine297
14Pelvic joints317

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