Checklist Manual Medicine

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This guide provides a systematic overview of manual diagnostic & therapeutic techniques for disorders of the musculoskeletal system met in normal practice. In the first section functional morphology, biomechanics & neurophysiology are presented. Routine & neurological examination techniques of the spine, the joints in the extremities, & the muscles are discussed in detail. The manual therapy is explained step by step in text & illustration, including discussion of the indications & possible complications. The closing chapter on home exercises completes the spectrum of information.
 

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Contents

Manual Diagnosis
26
Cervical Spine Cervicothoracic Junction
34
Cervical Spine Cervicothoracic Junction
42
Rib I
49
Lower Lumbar Spine
55
Elbow
66
Knee Joints
74
Pectoralis major Muscle
83
Thoracic Spine
110
Radiologic Diagnosis
117
Indications Contraindications Complications
128
Cervical Spine
139
Cervicothoracic Junction
146
Ribs
152
Sacroiliac Joint
161
Trapezius Muscle Descending Portion
167

Scalene Muscles
90
Psoas major Muscle
96
Abdominal Muscles
102
Biceps femoris Muscle Semitcndinosus Muscle
173
Index
179
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Page 12 - ... between the transverse ligament of the atlas and the dens of the axis.
Page 10 - A three-dimensional coordinate system has been placed at the center of the upper vertebral body of a vertebral unit (motion segment).
Page 61 - One hand becomes the fixating hand, stabilizing the spine of the scapula as well as the head of the humerus and the coracoid process with the index and middle finger (Fig.
Page 88 - The other hand introduces maximal flexion to the head, maximal side bending to the opposite side with subsequent minimal rotation to the same side (Figs.
Page 160 - Patient in side-lying position, close to the edge of the examination table. The hip and knee joints of both legs are flexed.

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