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Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Practitioner's Manual / Edition 2

Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Practitioner's Manual / Edition 2

by Craig Liebenson DC


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Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Practitioner's Manual / Edition 2

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The foremost authorities from chiropractics, orthopaedics and physical therapy present a practical overview of spinal rehabilitation. This clinical resource presents the most current and significant spinal rehab information, showing how to apply simple and inexpensive rehabilitation in the office. The updated Second Edition includes clinical/regional protocols and chapters on diagnostic triage, acute care, functional assessment, recovery care, outcomes, and biopsychosocial aspects.

A bonus DVD offers demonstrations of key therapies and procedures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781729970
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 12/28/2005
Edition description: Second
Pages: 992
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

    Section I: Basic Science

  1. The Biopsychosocial Model
  2. Spinal Stability: Mechanism of Injury and Restabilization
  3. Where is the pain coming from?
  4. Exercise Science Principles
  5. The Functional Pathology of the Motor System

    Section II: Assessment

  6. Diagnostic Triage: History, Examination & Special Tests
  7. Physical Examination of the Muscular System
  8. Outcomes Management
  9. Assessment of Psycho-social Factors Pain Patients
  10. Quantitative Physical Performance Evaluation
  11. Quantitative Functional Capacity Evaluation of the Spine Pain Patient
  12. Pre-employment Screening and Functional Capacity Evaluation for Determining Safe Return to Work
  13. Decision Making in Clinical Assessment of the Pain Patient: Integrating Functional and Pathoanatomic Approaches

    Section III: Acute Care Management

  14. Patient Reactivation
  15. The McKenzie Approach for Acute Pain Relief
  16. Biopsychosocial Reactivation of the Acute Pain Patient
  17. Brügger Methods in Postural Centration
  18. Soft Tissue Manipulation Techniques
  19. Post-isometric Relaxation Techniques
  20. Neuromobilization Techniques
  21. Manipulation Techniques for Key Joints

    Section IV: Recovery Care Management

  22. Integration and Selection of Rehabilitation Techniques
  23. Sensory-motor Training
  24. Segmental (local) Spinal Stabilization Training
  25. Functional Spine (neck & low back) Stabilization Training for Activities of Daily Living
  26. Global Muscle Stabilization Training
  27. Advanced Weight Training Approaches From a Stability Perspective
  28. Facilitation of Agonist-Antagonist Co-activation by Reflex Stimulation Methods
  29. Yoga Exercises
  30. The Biobehavorial Approach

    Section V: Regional Application

  31. An Integrated Approach to Regional Disorders - Liebenson
  32. Managing Common Syndromes and Finding the Key Link
  33. The Lower Quarter
  34. The Lumbar Spine & Pelvis
  35. The Thoracic Spine & Rib Cage
  36. The Cervical Spine & Orofacial Region
  37. The Upper Quarter

    Section VI: Pain, Suffering & Disability

  38. The Practitioner's Role
  39. Core Competencies for Conservative Care Specialists Working as Part of a Multidisciplinary Team
  40. From Guidelines to Practice: What is the Practitioner's Role

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