Foundations of Chiropractic: Subluxation

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Meridel I. Gatterman
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2005 - Medical - 590 pages
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Now updated in its 2nd edition, the first research-based book on this topic examines the direct link between joint dysfunction, the theories of its effects, and the clinical syndromes seen in practice. Scientific evidence is presented for indications and contraindications of subluxation, along with term definitions, basic science and anatomy, subluxation causes, radiographic evidence, manipulable and nonmanipulable subluxation, a theoretical model, and subluxation syndromes.

  • Integration of theory and clinical research establishes a necessary foundation for both students and clinicians
  • Many of the most respected names in the chiropractic have contributed chapters to this book and present the common ground of chiropractic in a logical and understandable way
  • Over 200 high-quality illustrations bring important concepts to life
  • Key words and questions related to the objectives are stated at the beginning of each chapter notifying the reader what he should learn from the material


  • Updated coverage includes strengthened kinesiology information, new studies on the headache, new whiplash material, the Chiropractic Paradigm, and the latest research from the field
  • An appendix on spinal subluxation and visceral disorders has been added
  • The latest basic science material incorporated into part one, including an excellent animal model study
  • An appendix on spinal subluxation and visceral disorders has been added
  • The latest basic science material incorporated into part one, including an excellent animal model study
  

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

At least I only had to read the first eight chapters for this course. I hope they don't make us read any more of it. I could just poke my own eyes out with sharp sticks, that might be easier. Read full review

Contents

The Subluxation Complex
191
The Subluxation Syndromes
371
Subluxation Syndromes
557
Spinal Subluxation and Visceral Disorders
563
Glossary
567
Index
571

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