Chronic Pelvic Pain and Dysfunction
Practical Physical Medicine
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Edited by Leon Chaitow and Ruth Lovegrove, this clearly written and fully illustrated multi-contributor volume offers practical, comprehensive coverage of the subject area accompanied by a range of video clips. Covering all aspects of current diagnosis and management, this new book is suitable for physiotherapists, osteopathic physicians and osteopaths, medical pain specialists, urologists, urogynaecologists, chiropractors, manual therapists, acupuncturists, massage therapists and naturopaths worldwide.Table of Contents
- Offers practical, validated, and clinically relevant information to all practitioners and therapists working in the field
- Edited by two acknowledged experts in the field of pelvic pain to complement each other’s approach and understanding of the disorders involved
- Carefully prepared by a global team of clinically active and research oriented contributors to provide helpful and clinically relevant information
- Abundant use of pull-out boxes, line artwork, photographs and tables facilitates ease of understanding
- Contains an abundance of clinical cases to ensure full understanding of the topics explored
- Focuses on the need for an integrated approach to patient care
- Includes an appendix based on recent European Guidelines regarding the nature of the condition(s) and of the multiple aetiological and therapeutic models associated with them
- Contains a bonus DVD presenting film clips of the manual therapy, biofeedback and rehabilitation techniques involved
The book is a carefully crafted work that belongs in the hands of all hands-on clinicians who specialize in the subject matter or who want to specialize, and for others who simply desire to be more aware of it. Also as a relevant resource to practitioners who utilize the team approach. The book has solid, vast, theoretical underpinning within the first eight chapters, and the following eight chapters are specific to intervention with an abundance of hands-on techniques such that "Physical Medicine" practitioners can learn and integrate in their practice, or, at the very least, fine-tune current skills. This text is placed prominently on the reviewer’s accessible bookshelf in the clinic, and it is endorsed with a 4.5/5 star recommendation.
Jerry Hesch, MHS, PT
By Leon Chaitow, ND, DO, Registered Osteopath and Naturopath; Honorary Fellow and Former Senior Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, London, UK; Fellow, British Naturopathic Association; Fellow, College of Osteopaths, UK and Ruth Lovegrove Jones, PhD MCSP, Physiotherapist and Lecturer: External Lecturer at Southampton University, UK; Former Research Specialist at Stanford University California, USA