Managing Low Back Pain / Edition 4

Managing Low Back Pain / Edition 4

by William H. Kirkaldy-Willis, W. H. Kirkaldy-Willis
     
 

ISBN-10: 044307948X

ISBN-13: 9780443079481

Pub. Date: 04/23/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Presenting the 4th edition of this excellent text, with the expertise of 19 leading specialists representing the fields of orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, osteopathy, physical therapy, and chiropractic. These authorities bring you comprehensive, multidisciplinary guidance on low back pain diagnosis, prevention, and education. And, they detail the best of today's

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Presenting the 4th edition of this excellent text, with the expertise of 19 leading specialists representing the fields of orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, osteopathy, physical therapy, and chiropractic. These authorities bring you comprehensive, multidisciplinary guidance on low back pain diagnosis, prevention, and education. And, they detail the best of today's surgical treatment approaches as well as the most effective manual manipulation methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443079481
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/23/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
447
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 Introduction Essential Principles
Chapter 1 Order Out of Chaos
William H. Kirkaldy-Willis & Thomas N. Bernard Jr.

Chapter 2 The Anatomy of the Lumbosacral Spine
Pierre R. Dupius, MD.

Chapter 3 Biomechanics of the Lumbar Spine
Gunnar B.J. Andersson, MD, PhD

Chapter 4 The Innervation of the Lumbosacral Spine
John Cavanuagh, MD

Chapter 5 Pathology and Pathogenesis of Low Back Pain
W.H. Kirkaldy-Willis

SECTION 2 Introduction The Clinical Picture
Chapter 6 Easy and Difficult Problems
W.H. Kirkaldy-Willis & T.N. Bernard

Chapter 7 Psychological Factors in Back Pain
George Becker, MD & Randall B. Smith, MD

Chapter 8 The Site and Nature of the Lesion
W.H. Kirkaldy-Willis, Charles V. Burton, MD, J.D. Cassidy, T.N. Bernard & Jeff Quon, DC, FCCS(C)

Chapter 9 Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques T.N. Bernard

Chapter 10 Lumbar Spine Imaging
Cooper R. Gundy, MD

Chapter 11 Making a Specific Diagnosis
T.N. Bernard & W.H. Kirkaldy-Willis

Chapter 12 Differential Diagnosis of Low Back Pain
Scott Haldeman, DC, MD, PhD

Chapter 13 The Three Phases and Three Joints
W.H. Kirkaldy-Willis & Dale Mireau, DC, MSc, FCCS(C)

SECTION 3 - Introduction - Treatment
Chapter 14 A Comprehensive Outline of Treatment
W.H. Kirkaldy-Willis and T.N. Bernard

Chapter 15 Back School
Kelly Flannigan, MD, FRCS(C) & Elizabeth S.H. Kirkaldy-Willis

Chapter 16 Physical Rehabilitation Programs for Chronic Low Back
Dennis C. Turk, PhD & Robert J Gatchel, PhD

Chapter 17 The Manual Therapist Approach to Low Back Pain
Thomas Boers, RPT

Chapter 18 Spine Manipulation
Dale Mireau, DC, MSc, FCCS(C)

Chapter 19 The Osteopathic Approach Towards Rehabilitation
Philip R. Greenman, DO

Chapter 20 Psychotherapy and Related Treatment for Chronic Back Pain
George Becker, MD

Chapter 21 The Worker with a Low Back Injury
T.N. Bernard

Chapter 22 Sports and Supports
W.H. Kirkaldy-Willis

Chapter 23 Low Back Care: The Gravity of the Situation
Charles V. Burton, MD

Chapter 24 Surgical Techniques
T.N. Bernard

SECTION 4 Final Comments
Chapter 25 Looking to the Future
T.N. Bernard & W.H. Kirkaldy-Willis

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