ISBN-10:
0781742935
ISBN-13:
9780781742931
Pub. Date:
11/03/2004
Publisher:
LWW
An Osteopathic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 3

An Osteopathic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 3

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An Osteopathic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 3


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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: 9780781742931
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 11/03/2004
Edition description: Third
Pages: 641
Sales rank: 1,272,713
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


    SECTION I BASICS OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE

  1. Introduction

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna

  2. History of Osteopathy

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna

  3. Philosophy and Concepts of Osteopathic Medicine

    Dennis J. Dowling and David J. Martinke

  4. Somatic Dysfunction

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna

  5. General Anatomic Considerations

    Stanley Schiowitz, Eileen L. DiGiovanna, and Nancy Brous

  6. General Physiologic Considerations

    Dennis J. Dowling and Paula D. Scariati

  7. Structural Examination & Documentation
  8. Palpation

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna

  9. The Role of Exercise in Osteopathic Management

    Stanley Schiowitz and Albert R. DeRubertis

    SECTION II OSTEOPATHIC MANIPULATION

  10. History of Manual Medicine

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna

  11. Goals, Classifications & Models of Osteopathic Manipulation

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna

  12. Myofascial (Soft Tissue) Techniques

    Toni Spinaris and Eileen L. DiGiovanna

  13. Muscle Energy

    Dennis J. Dowling

  14. Counterstrain

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna

  15. Facilitated Positional Release

    Stanley Schiowitz

  16. Still Techniques

    Dennis J. Dowling

  17. Articulatory and Thrusting Techniques

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna

  18. Myofascial Release Concepts

    Dennis J. Dowling and Paula Scariati

  19. Balanced Ligamentous Tension (Ligamentous Articular Strain)
  20. Functional Techniques

    Stanley Schiowitz

  21. Osteopathy in the Cranial Field

    Hugh Ettlinger and Bonnie Gintis

  22. Chapman’s Reflex Points

    John D. Capobianco

  23. Inhibition And Progressive Inhibition Of Neuromusculoskeletal Structures (PINS) Techniques

    Dennis J. Dowling

    SECTION III CERVICAL SPINE

  24. Cervical Anatomic Considerations

    Stanley Schiowitz and Jonathon Fenton

  25. Evaluation of the Cervical Spine

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna

  26. Myofascial Techniques

    Toni Spinaris and Eileen L. DiGiovanna

  27. Muscle Energy Techniques

    Nancy Brous

  28. Counterstrain Techniques

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna and Lillian Somner

  29. Facilitated Positional Release

    Stanley Schiowitz

  30. Still Techniques

    Dennis J. Dowling

  31. PINS Techniques

    Dennis J. Dowling

  32. Thrusting Techniques

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna and Barry Erner

  33. Exercise Therapy

    Stanley Schiowitz and Albert R. DeRubertis

  34. Practical Applications & Case Histories

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna

    SECTION IV THORACIC SPINE

  35. Thoracic Spine Anatomic Considerations

    Jonathan F. Fenton and Donald E. Phykitt

  36. Evaluation of the Thoracic Spine

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna and Donald E. Phykitt

  37. Thoracic Myofascial Techniques

    Eileen L. DiGiovanna and Toni Spinaris

  38. Muscle Energy

    Sandra D. Yale, Nancy Brous, and Dennis J. Dowling



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