Low Back Syndromes: Integrated Clinical Management

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 9, 2005 - Medical - 768 pages
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Written by an interdisciplinary team, Low Back Syndromes is the first truly comprehensive multidisciplinary text for low back disorders. Because today’s patients expect their clinicians to possess an in-depth understanding of available treatments, this text covers the broad spectrum of clinical options currently available. From chiropractic to osteopathy, from medicine to physical therapy, from occupational medicine to evidence based health care, from psychology to surgery, from pain medicine to manipulation, from post-surgical rehabilitation to end-stage training of elite athletes, this is the first textbook to bring all the specialists together to allow clinicians direct access to state-of –the art standards of practice from a single source. Featuring internationally acclaimed contributors from a variety of specialties, this text is a practical guide for mastery of both traditional and newer techniques.

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Contents

Part I Overview
1
Part II Low Back Syndromes
147
Part III Assessment of the Low Back
303
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Craig Morris is a retired Clinical Professor from Cleveland Chiropractic College and Rehabilitation Director for ProGolf Health, Inc. He continues to lecture and present courses in rehabilitation and sports around the world. He received extensive post-graduate training at the Charles University Medical Faculty Manual Medicine and Rehabilitation in Prague, Czech Republic, especially under the tutelage of the late Professor Vladimir Janda, and he remains an instructor for the famed "Prague School." Dr. Morris has lectured around the world on topics that include sports injuries, rehabilitation and medico-legal topics. He serves as the chairman of the Manual Medicine and Manipulation Committee for the American Back Society, an organization dedicated to multidisciplinary academic excellence for assessment and treatment spinal conditions. Dr. Morris combines his multidisciplinary experience and journalism background to bring this book to clinicians everywhere.

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