The Science & Practice Of Manual Therapy, 2e.

The Science & Practice Of Manual Therapy, 2e

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    • ISBN 10: 0443074321
    • ISBN 13: 9780443074325


    Overview

    This practical book offers an extensive examination of how manual therapy (MT) techniques work, and how to match the most suitable techniques to different conditions. Drawing on evidence-based research, it explores the physiological, neurological and psychophysiological responses of the human body to MT techniques. In doing so, it helps MT practitioners deliver a more effective and safer treatment for a broader range of conditions.

    • Comprehensive overview helps provide an understanding of how and why MT techniques work.
    • Content is written in jargon-free, easy-to-read style, with most terms explained.
    • Text is enhanced by over 120 diagrams, photographs and tables.
    • Manual pain relief is extensively discussed throughout the book.
    • Section 1 examines the direct effects of manual therapy on connective tissue and muscle physiology, examining how MT can help assist repair and adaptation processes in these tissues.
    • Section 2 examines the effect of MT on the neuromuscular system, identifying conditions where neuromuscular dysfunctions can be treated by MT.
    • Section 3 examines the psychological, emotional and behavioral impacts of MT, in addition to the psychophysiological affects of MT, including psychomotor, neuroendocrine, and autonomic responses.
    • More than 1,000 references relevant to manual therapy are included, making this an essential source book for students and researchers of MT.

    • Content is completely rewritten, extensively updated and expanded, adding new research material, novel clinical approaches, and demonstrations of new techniques and assessments.
    • Pain coverage is expanded.
    • More information is included on the responses of muscle to mechanical stimuli when applying MT techniques.



    Other Details

    • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
    • Language: Eng
    • Edition: 2
    • Dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)
    • Pages: 336
    • Date Published: 2005
    • Authors: Eyal Lederman D.o.