Andry Vleeming, PhD, Vert Mooney, MD and Rob Stoeckart, PhD
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The human pelvis has become a focus for a considerable amount of new research, which is relevant to manual therapy practice. In particular, movement within the pelvis is now being recognized and studied in relation to its role in maintaining stability in the vertebral column and subsequent implications for the prevention and treatment of low back pain. This important subject area is covered in depth in this new edition. The contributors represent the breadth of professionals involved in manual therapy, from osteopathy, chiropractic and manual physical therapy, to orthopaedic medicine and surgery, anaesthesia and pain control.
Special attention given to stability and muscle function
Evidence -based focus
Final conclusions including perspectives with each chapter
Each chapter is relevant and up to date
"The work is full of amazing facts to ponder."
Robert McWilliams, Structural Integration, June 2008
By Andry Vleeming, PhD, Clinical Anatomist and Founder, Spine and Joint Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Vert Mooney, MD, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics, USSD, Private Practioner, San Diego, CA, USA; and Rob Stoeckart, PhD, Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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