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Technique Skills in Chiropractic E-book

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Technique Skills in Chiropractic covers many common diversified adjustive techniques for all regions of the spine and pelvis using a structured psychomotor skill-based methodology. The book develops logically from general concepts through to biomechanics, posture and motor learning and then to the techniques, using a regional approach that is fully referenced by up-to-date scientific research literature. The basic skills required in order to carry out manipulative procedures safely and effectively are clearly presented, with photographs supporting descriptions of techniques and online video clips showing how to perform them in detail from the beginning to the end of the skill set.

Technique Skills in Chiropractic now comes with Pageburst®, which gives readers access to the complete book content electronically. Pageburst® (formerly Evolve eBooks) allows readers to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently.

New to This Edition

    • Contains new chapters on manipulation skills for women and ethics and professionalism plus a new chapter presenting up to date material on the biomechanics of the spinal adjustment.
    • Contains revised chapters on thrusting skills and posture and manual skills for the elderly patient
    • International advisory board established from key schools across the UK, Europe and Canada
    • New revised user-friendly layout for easier navigation
    • The new Pageburst® feature provides fully searchable text on-line together with video clips demonstrating pelvic and spinal assessment procedures, common diversified spinal and pelvic technique skills and extremity examination and manual skills

Key Features

    • Describes common diversified skills in a structured sequential order for the treatment of all regions of the spine and pelvis
    • Prepared by an international contributor team to ensure a broad approach
    • Provides detailed explanations of the cervical techniques emphasizing the benefits and minimising the risks and the proposed steps required to carry them out safely
    • Evidenced-based throughout
    • Contains information on the adaptation of techniques for specific patient groups such as older people, pregnant women and children

Author Information

    By David Byfield, BSc(Hons), DC, MPhil, FBCA, FCC, FFEAC, Head of Division - Chiropractic, Head of the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, (Wales), UK

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Technique Skills in Chiropractic E-book
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • Copyright: 2012