Manipulation of the Spine, Thorax and Pelvis with DVD, An Osteopathic Perspective, 3rd Edition

Manipulation of the Spine, Thorax and Pelvis with DVD

3rd Edition An Osteopathic Perspective

By Peter Gibbons, MB, BS, DO, DM-Smed, MHSc, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Allied Health, Oklahoma University Health Science Center, USA, and Philip Tehan, DO, DipPhysio, MHSc, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia and Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Allied Health, Oklahoma University Health Science Center, USA


PART A HVLA thrust techniques ? an osteopathic perspective
1 Introduction
2 Osteopathic philosophy, practice and technique
3 Kinematics and coupled motion of the spine
4 Spinal positioning and locking
5 Safety and high-velocity low-amplitude (HVLA) thrust techniques
6 Rationale for the use of high-velocity low-amplitude (HVLA) thrust techniques
7 Validation of clinical practice by research

PART B HVLA thrust techniques
8 Cervical and cervicothoracic spine
9 Thoracic spine and ribcage
10 Lumbar and thoracolumbar spine
11 Pelvis

PART C Technique failure and analysis

Index