Clinical Biomechanics of Spinal Manipulation

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Walter Herzog
Churchill Livingstone, 2000 - Medical - 228 pages
CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS OF SPINAL MANIPULATION introduces the basic concepts of biomechanics and emphasizes its applications to daily practice, particularly in the context of spinal manipulation. The chapters cover basic mechanics, functional anatomy, mechanics of spinal manipulation, and effects of spinal manipulative treatment. A chapter of case studies illustrates the application of biomechanics to spinal manipulation in realistic clinical situations.

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Contents

Basic Mechanics
1
Functional Anatomy of the Lumbar and Thoracic Spine
26
Functional Anatomy of the Cervical Spine
50
The Mechanics of the Spinal Manipulation
92
The Mechanical Neuromuscular and Physiologic Effects Produced by Spinal
191
Spinal Manipulation in the Clinical Management of Spine Pain
208
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