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Following Gregory Grieve's retirement 2 new editors have updated his masterpiece on the vertebral column. The scope of international contributors continue to make this the definitive volume on the subject. The first edition received an enthusiastic response in the physiotherapy press: A most impressive book - of use to all manual therapists, however experienced..." Physiotherapy "The material presented has both breadth and depth... room has been made for subjects that are either forgotten or considered unimportant...The volume is an invaluable source of reference to therapists treating musculoskeletal disorders."Physiotherapy Practice "
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SECTION 1 STRUCTURE and FUNCTION: The Blood Supply of the Spinal Cord and the Consequences of Failure. The Dynamic Central Nervous System. Structure and Clinical Neurobiomechanics. The Use of Diagnostic Ultrasound to Observe Intersegmental Joint Motion in the Neck. Movements of the Head and Neck. The Menisci of Cervical Synovial Joints. Clinical Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Thoracic Spine. Anatomy and Biomechanics of Thoracolumbar Junction. Structure and Function of Lumbar Zygapophyseal (Facet) Joints. Biomechanics of the Lumbar Motion Segment. Kinematics of the Pelvic Joints. Factors Influencing Ranges of Movement in the Spine. The Innervation of the Intervertebral Discs. Chemistry of the Intervertebral Disc in Relation to Functional Requirements. The Effects of Ageing on the Intervertebral Discs. The Anatomy and Function of the Lumbar Back Muscles. Trunk Muscle Strength and Endurance in the Contextof Low-Back Dysfunction. Bony and Soft Tissue Anomalies of the Vertebral Column SECTION 2 CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS: Pain and Nociception. Mechanisms and Modulation in Sensory Context. Referred Pain and Other Clinical Features. The Autonomic Nervous System in Vertebral Pain Syndromes. The Assessment of Chronic Pain SECTION 3 SOME COMMON CLINICAL PROBLEMS: Cervical Causes of Headache and Dizziness. Cervical Headache. A Review. Cervical Headache. An Investigation of Natural Head Posture and Upper Cervical Flexor Muscle Performance. The Effect of Age on Cervical Posture in a Normal Population. Vertebral Artery Insufficiency: A Clinical Protocol for Pre-Manipulative Testing of the Cervical Spine. An Overview of Dizzinessand Vertigo for the Orthopaedic Manual Therapist. Cervical and Lumbar Pain Syndromes. Thoracic Musculoskeletal Problems. Lumbar Dorsal Ramus Syndromes. Lumbar Instability. Clinical Manifestations of Pelvic Girdle Dysfunction. Bone Loss and Osteoporosisof the Spine SECTION 4 EXAMINATION and ASSESSMENT: Clinical Reasoni Ng Process in Manipulative Therapy. Principles of the Physical Examination. Influence of Circadian Variation on Spinal Examination. Examination of the Articular System. Stress Testsof the Craniovertebral Joints. The Reliability of Assessment Parameters: Accuracy and Palpation Technique /Temperature Testing By Manipulative Physiotherapists in Spinal Examinations. Examination of the High Cervical Spine (Occiput-C2) with Combined Movements. The Use of Repeated Movements in the Mckenzie Method of Spinal Examination. The Investigation of Arm Pain: Signs of Adverse Responses to the Physical Examination of the Brachial Plexus and Related Neural Tissues. The Dynamic Central Nervous System. Examination and Assessment Using Tension Tests. Modern Imaging of the Spine. The Use of Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance SECTION 5 a REVIEW of CLINICAL PROCEDURES and RATIONALE: A Review of Manual Therapy for Spinal Pain. What Does Manipulation Do? The Need for Basic Research. Manipulation Trials. Incidents and Accidents of Manipulation and Allied Techniques. Treatment of Altered Nervous System Mechanics. Concepts of Assessment and Rehabilitation for Active Lumbar Stability. Principles and Practice of Muscle Energy and Functional Techniques. 'SNAGS'. Mobilizations of the Spine with Active Movement. Combined Movements in the Lumbar Spine. Their Use in Examinations and Treatment. The Mckenzie Method of Spinal Pain Management. Lumbar Zygapophyseal Joint Syndromes. Examination and Interpretation of Clinical Findings. Muscle Energy for Pelvic Dysfunction. A Flexible Approach to Traction. Back Pain in the Child-Bearing Year. Soft-Tissue Manipulative Techniques. Hydrotherapy for Spinal Problems. Ergonomics. Spinal Stress Reduction. The Masqueraders. Index
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Descrizione libro Churchill Livingstone. Hardcover. Condizione: New. 0443043485 New Condition. Codice articolo NEW7.3108036
Descrizione libro Churchill Livingstone, 1994. Condizione: New. book. Codice articolo M0443043485