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Differentiation, Examination and Treatment of Movement Disorders in Manual Therapy
Robert Pfund, PT, OMT, MAppSc(PT) and Fritz Zahnd, PT
This innovative resource presents the principles of manual therapy examination and management, paired with a CD-ROM that contains high-quality video clips of procedures. This multimedia approach explains and demonstrates both the underlying clinical reasoning and the technical execution of key manual therapy procedures. The book begins with discussions of the key concepts related pain mechanisms and focuses on procedures and associated reasoning that are appropriate for treating pain states that are predominantly nocioceptive - a critical distinction not often addressed in other books. Its focus includes joint, neural and muscle/soft tissue system examination and management procedures, grounded in biomedical reasoning. Patient self-management strategies are provided for long-term success.
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