Technique Systems in Chiropractic

Paperback (Print)
Not Available on BN.com
 

Overview

Technique Systems in Chiropractic describes and analyzes the most commonly used techniques in today's chiropractic. These techniques, sometimes called brand-name or proprietary techniques, each provide a step-by-step protocol for proceeding from examination findings to adjustive and other treatment procedures. This book describes over two dozen technique systems in a nonjudgemental but critical manner, summarizing the available research and drawing conclusions as to what is actually known about them, compared with what the technique innovators themselves say.

• Describes and analyses over two dozen of the most widely known and used chiropractic technique systems, in alphabetical order.
• Uses a common format for each technique system, allowing the reader to easily locate desired information and draw comparisons between techniques.
• Features chapters on chiropractic terminology, as well as examination and adjustive methods that are common to many technique systems.
• Compiles and summarizes the relevant research on each technique, drawing summary conclusions and clearly identifying what is known and what is not known about each.
• Explains why there have been so many technique systems in chiropractic, past and present, and how this relates to issues of jurisprudence, practice parameters, and guidelines for care.
• Explores the interface between chiropractic technique systems and the movement toward evidence-based chiropractic (EBC).
• Presents demographic information on the rates of utilization of each technique in the United States and Canada.
• Includes a glossary of technique-specific terms and jargon.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780443074134
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/30/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 404
  • Product dimensions: 7.62 (w) x 9.98 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Palmer Chiropractic College West, San Jose, CA, USA

Assistant Professor, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Canada

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 An overview
1. Introduction to Technique Systems in Chiropractic
2. Technique systems terminology
3. Core chiropractic adjustive methods
SECTION 2 Core chiropractic diagnostic/assessment procedures
4. Leg checking, manual
5. Palpation, static and motion
6. Muscle testing, manual
7. Radiography and X-ray line marking
8. Thermography
9. Instrumentation in chiropractic
SECTION 3 Chiropractic system techniques
10. Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique (AMCT)
11. Applied Kinesiology (AK)
12. Applied Kinesiology spinoff techniques
13. Bioenergetic Synchronization Technique (BEST)
14. Chiropractic Biophysics® (CBP) Technique
15. Cranial Therapies (CT)
16. Distraction Manipulation (Cox Technique: CDM) Technique
17. Diversified Technique (DT)
18. Directional Non-Force Technique (DNFT)
19. Full-Spine Specific (FSS) Technique
20. Gonstead Chiropractic Technique (GCT)
21. Logan Basic Technique (LBT)
22. Network Chiropractic Technique (NCT) and Network Spinal Analysis (NSA)
23. Pierce–Stillwagon Technique (PST)
24. Receptor-Tonus Technique
25. Sacro-Occipital Technique (SOT)
26. Soft-Tissue Techniques: the case of Active Release Technique (ART)
27. Spinal Biomechanics Technique (Pettibon Technique)
28. Spinal Stressology
29. Thompson Technique
30. Toftness Technique
31. Torque Release Technique (TRT™)
32. Upper Cervical Technique (UCT)
33. Upper Cervical Instrumented techniques
SECTION 4 Issues in chiropractic technique
34. Genesis of technique systems in chiropractic
35. Current and future utilization rates and trends
36. The allure of technique systems
37. Name techniques and chiropractic jurisprudence
38. Evidence-based practice
Appendices
1. Toward a taxonomy of subluxation equivalents
2. The special case of Diversified
Technique
Glossary
Index

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)