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Joint Mobilization/Manipulation, 2nd Edition

Extremity and Spinal Techniques

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This highly illustrated text is the only book to include manipulation and mobilization techniques for both spine and extremity. This edition includes a new title that reflects the focus on evidence- based practice as well as more information on the spine, most notably with regard to joint play. Clearly labeled photos show the direction of force in techniques. A companion DVD offers video demonstrating how to perform the major procedures covered in the text.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • Evidence-based introductions begin each chapter to provide the latest research and rationalization for specific procedures.
    • New information on the examination of joint play, especially in reference to the spine, provides the latest information available.
    • Clearly labeled photos show the direction of force on the photographs that show the techniques.
    • More information on osteokinematic and arthrokinematic motion, and degrees of freedom, provides perspective on the body planes.
    • Better definitions of mobilization and manipulation.
    • In the cervical spine chapter, additional mobilization techniques, such as Paris cervical gliding, have been added.
    • Grade V (thrust) techniques have been added to the spine chapters
    • More muscle energy techniques added to spine chapters
    • Companion CD-ROM includes videos of manipulation and mobilization techniques covered in the text.

Key Features

    • Description of joint mobilization, along with pictures, make procedures easy to understand and then perform.
    • Unique focus on spine and extremities provides learners with information all in one place.
    • Contraindications/precautions and indications included for each joint mobilization help to apply mobilizations to actual clinical situations.

Author Information

    By Susan L. Edmond, DSC, PT, OCS

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Joint Mobilization/Manipulation, 2nd Edition
  • Spiral Bound
  • 360 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 3/8 X 10 13/16 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-02726-7
  • Copyright: 2006