Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation, Volume 1
Elly Hengeveld, Kevin Banks, Kay English
Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2005 - Medical - 499 pages
The thoroughly revised edition of this classic text describes the art of manipulative physiotherapy as delineated by G.D. Maitland - a unique approach based on procedures for thorough assessment and reassessment of patients. The 6th edition has been extensively revised, presenting an integrated contemporary and evidence-based model of manipulative physiotherapy. Updated and expanded coverage throughout reflects advances in knowledge and the role of manipulative physiotherapy within contemporary clinical practice. New highlights include an improved layout, new photographs, and an accompanying CD-ROM that includes video clips of all relevant examination and treatment techniques.
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abnormal ache applied asked assessment back pain behaviour cause central vertebral pressure cervical spine changes clinical component compression couch diagnosis direction disc discomfort disorder example extension feel felt Figure fingers forearm forward flexion hypermobile improvement increase intervertebral disc intervertebral foramina intervertebral joint intervertebral movement knee lateral flexion laterally flexed limit lumbar spine manipulative physiotherapist ment mobilization move movement diagram muscle spasm neck nerve root nerve-root neural normal occiput oscillatory over-pressure pain response painless palpation passive movement patient lies patient's head patient's symptoms pelvis performed position The patient Postero-anterior central vertebral produce provoked question range of movement referred pain reproduced rotation sacroiliac joint scoliosis shoulder spinal spinous process Starting position stiffness straight leg raising stretch structures supine symptoms and signs test movements therapist thoracic spine thumb tion tissue traction transverse treat treatment session treatment technique trunk unilateral upper vertebral canal vertebral column zygapophyseal joint