This book provides the reader with a systematic and practical introduction to manual therapy of the extremities and spine.
In-depth knowledge of the foundations of manual therapy and actual procedures.
Information on the biopsychosocial conceptual framework and explores such topics as pain psychology, biomechanics, and neurodynamics.
Color photos clearly illustrate the key points for anyone interested in learning about manual therapy.
Kinematics and joint anatomy
Physiotherapy examination and targeted treatment procedures
Indications and contraindications for manual therapy techniques for joint mobilization
Step-by-step examination procedures
Evaluation of quality of movement - you will learn what you need to look for
Measures for joint pain and/or hypermobility
Documentation of therapy and outcomes
The more than 500 color images, numerous patient examples, checklists and summaries help facilitate learning # for those in training, continuing education, or who are returning to the field.