An Osteopathic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

An Osteopathic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

by Eileen L. DiGiovanna, Stanley Schiowitz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0397510012

ISBN-13: 9780397510016

Pub. Date: 01/01/1991

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Osteopathic medical students and faculty benefit from a uniquely practical text that organizes osteopathic concepts and step-by-step techniques into a single comprehensive volume. This new edition includes new, all-important updates on somatic and visceral problems, writing the osteopathic manipulative prescription, and case histories to reflect changes in the

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Osteopathic medical students and faculty benefit from a uniquely practical text that organizes osteopathic concepts and step-by-step techniques into a single comprehensive volume. This new edition includes new, all-important updates on somatic and visceral problems, writing the osteopathic manipulative prescription, and case histories to reflect changes in the national licensing examination. The book's integrated method for diagnosis and treatment embraces basic osteopathic history and philosophy, osteopathic palpation and manipulation, and specific manipulative treatments and concepts. Abundant photographs demonstrate step-by-step techniques. Meticulous illustrations depict underlying anatomy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397510016
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Pages:
511

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Table of Contents

Section IBasics of Osteopathic Medicine
1Introduction3
2History of Osteopathy5
3The Philosophy of Osteopathic Medicine10
4Somatic Dysfunction16
5General Anatomic Considerations24
6General Physiologic Considerations38
7Structural Examination and Documentation53
8Palpation64
9The Role of Exercise in Osteopathic Management67
Section IIOsteopathic Manipulation
10History of Manual Medicine75
11Goals, Classifications and Models of Osteopathic Manipulation77
12Myofascial (Soft Tissue) Techniques80
13Muscle Energy83
14Counterstrain86
15Facilitated Positional Release89
16Still Technique91
17Articulatory and Thrusting Techniques93
18Myofascial Release Concepts95
19Ligamentous Articular Strain Technique and Balanced Ligamentous Tension Technique103
20Functional Techniques107
21Osteopathy in the Cranial Field109
22Chapmanssys Reflex Points113
23Inhibition and Progressive Inhibition of Neuromusculoskeletal Structures (PINS) Techniques118
Section IIICervical Spine
24Cervical Anatomic Considerations125
25Evaluation of the Cervical Spine130
26Myofascial Techniques137
27Muscle Energy Techniques143
28Counterstrain Techniques147
29Facilitated Positional Release150
30Still Techniques152
31PINS Techniques for the Cervical Spine158
32Thrusting Techniques161
33Exercise Therapy164
34Practical Applications and Case Histories169
Section IVThoracic Spine
35Thoracic Spine Anatomic Considerations175
36Evaluation of the Thoracic Spine180
37Thoracic Myofascial Techniques190
38Muscle Energy of the Thoracic Spine198
39Thoracic Counterstrain Techniques201
40Facilitated Positional Release205
41Still Techniques208
42PINS Techniques for the Thoracic Spine214
43Thoracic Spine Thrusting Techniques216
44Exercise Therapy220
45Thoracic Spine Practical Applications and Case Histories226
Section VLumbar Spine
46Lumbar Anatomic Considerations233
47Evaluation of the Lumbar Spine237
48Myofascial Techniques243
49Muscle Energy Techniques for the Lumbar Spine246
50Counterstrain Techniques249
51Facilitated Positional Release254
52Still Techniques258
53PINS Techniques262
54Thrusting Techniques for the Lumbar Spine264
55Exercise Therapy266
56Practical Applications and Case Histories275
Section VIPelvis and Sacrum
57Pelvic and Sacral Anatomic Considerations285
58Gait and Postural Considerations293
59Evaluation of the Pelvis304
60Evaluation of the Sacrum313
61Muscle Energy323
62Counterstrain Techniques for the Sacrum and Pelvis331
63Facilitated Positional Release Techniques for the Sacrum and Pelvis336
64Still Techniques340
65PINS Techniques346
66Thrusting Techniques349
67Exercise353
68Practical Applications and Case Histories of the Sacrum and Pelvis356
Section VIIThoracic Cage
69Anatomic Considerations of the Thoracic Cage363
70Evaluation of the Thoracic Cage370
71Muscle Energy Techniques for the Ribs374
72Counterstrain Techniques for the Ribs379
73Facilitated Positional Release382
74Rib Still Techniques385
75PINS Techniques393
76Articulatory and Thrusting Techniques for the Ribs396
77Exercises for the Thoracic Cage400
78Practical Applications and Case Histories of the Thoracic Cage403
Section VIIIUpper Extremities
79Shoulder Anatomical Considerations409
80Evaluation of the Shoulder415
81Elbow Anatomic Considerations419
82Evaluation of the Elbow423
83Wrist and Hand Anatomic Considerations425
84Evaluation of the Wrist and Hand430
85Muscle Energy Treatment of the Upper Extremities433
86Counterstrain of the Upper Extremities436
87Facilitated Positional Release of the Upper Extremities442
88Articulatory and Thrusting Techniques for the Upper Extremities444
89Exercise Therapy for the Upper Extremity452
90Practical Applications and Case Histories of the Upper Extremities463
Section IXLower Extremities
91Anatomical Considerations of the Hip471
92Evaluation of the Hip475
93Knee Anatomical Considerations484
94Evaluation of the Knee487
95Foot and Ankle Anatomic Considerations495
96Evaluation of Foot and Ankle Dysfunctions502
97Muscle Energy of the Lower Extremity506
98Counterstrain Treatment for Lower Extremities514
99Facilitated Positional Release of the Lower Extremities523
100Articulatory and Thrusting Techniques for the Lower Extremities526
101Exercise Therapy for the Lower Extremity530
102Practical Applications and Case Histories of the Lower Extremities537
Section XCranial Osteopathy
103Cranial Anatomical Considerations549
104Cranial Motions and Dysfunctions565
105Diagnosis and Treatment573
106Practical Applications of Cranial Osteopathy577
Section XISystemic Considerations
107Lymphatics585
108Circulatory System594
109Autonomic Nervous System598
110Visceral Manipulation602
111HEENT Applications606
112Pulmonary Applications618
113Cardiac Applications624
114Gastrointestinal Applications631
115Renal and Urologic Applications639
116Gynecologic and Obstetric Applications646
117Neurologic Considerations660
Section XIIOsteopathic Management
118The Manipulative Prescription667

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