Grieve's Modern Manual Therapy, The Vertebral Column, 3rd Edition

Grieve's Modern Manual Therapy

3rd Edition The Vertebral Column

By Jeffrey Boyling, Jeffrey Boyling Associates; and Gwendolen Jull, PhD, MPhty, Grad Dip Man Ther, FACP, Associate Professor and Reader, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Australia


SECTION 1 ? Introduction to modern manual therapy
1. The future scope of manual therapy
SECTION 2 ? Foundation sciences for manual therapy
2. Comparative anatomy of the spinal disc
3. Comparative anatomy of the zygapophysical joints
4. Kinematics of the spine
5. Chemistry of the intervertebral disc in relation to functional requirements
6. Clinical biomechanics of the thoracic spine including the ribcage
7. Clinical biomechanics of the lumbar spine
8. Clinical biomechanics of lifting
9. Motor control of the cervical spine
10. Motor control of the trunk
11. The lumbar fasciae and spinal stability
12. Neurophysiology of pain and pain modulation
13. The effect of pain on motor control
14. The spine and the effect of aging
SECTION 3 ? Clinical sciences for manual therapy of spine
15. How inflammation and minor nerve injury contribute to pain in nerve root and peripheral neuropathies
16. Chronic pain and motor control
17. Cervical vertigo
18. The cervical spine and proprioception
19. The vertebral artery and vertebrobasilar insufficiency
20. Mechanisms underlying pain and dysfunction in whiplash associated disorders: implications for physiotherapy
management
21. The cervical spine and headache
22. ?Clinical instability? of the lumbar spine: its pathological basis, diagnosis and conservative management
23. Abdominal pain of musculoskeletal origin
24. Osteoporosis
SECTION 4 ? Clinical science and practices of manual therapy
25. Neurophysiological effects of spinal manual therapy
26. Manual therapy and tissue stiffness
27. Clinical reasoning in the diagnosis and management of spinal pain
27A. The integration of validity theory into clinical reasoning: a beneficial process?
28. Management of mechanosensitivity of the nervous system in spinal pain syndromes
29. The use of taping for pain relief in the management of spinal pain
30. The rationale for a motor control program for the treatment of spinal muscle dysfunction
31. A therapeutic exercise approach for cervical disorders
32. A contemporary approach to manual therapy
33. The management of pelvic joint pain and dysfunction
34. Pelvic floor dysfunction in low back and sacroiliac dysfunction
35. Vascular syndromes presenting as pain of spinal origin
36. Adverse effects of cervical manipulative therapy
37. Managing chronic pain
SECTION 5 ? Establishing evidence base for manual therapy
38. A case for evidence based practice in manual therapy
39. Methodological and practical issues in clinical trials on manual therapy
40. Outcomes assessment and measurement in spinal musculoskeletal disorders
41. Critical appraisal of randomised trials, systematic reviews of randomised trials and clinical practice guidelines
42. Establishing treatment guidelines for manual therapy of spinal syndromes