Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine - E-Book, 2nd Edition

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By Kenneth A. Olson, PT, DHSc, OCS, FAAOMPT
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9780323263078
Publication Date
10-02-2015
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  • Descriptions of manual therapy techniques include evidence-based coverage of the examination and treatment of spine and TMJ disorders, along with discussions of alternative treatment methods and potential adverse effects and contraindications to manipulation.
  • Guidelines for completing a comprehensive spinal examination include medical screening, the patient interview, disability assessment, and tests and measures, along with an evaluation of the examination findings and the principles involved in arriving at a diagnosis and plan of care.
  • Impairment-based manual physical therapy approach includes a review of the evidence to support its use to evaluate and treat spinal and TMJ conditions.
  • Case studies demonstrate the clinical reasoning used in manual physical therapy.
  • Guide to Physical Therapist Practice terminology is incorporated throughout the book, using accepted terms familiar in physical therapy settings.
  • Expert author Ken Olson is a highly respected authority on the subject of spinal manipulation in physical therapy.
  • A clear, consistent format for explaining techniques makes this reference easy to use in the clinical setting.

Master the techniques and problem-solving skills needed to manage spinal and TMJ disorders! Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, 2nd Edition provides guidelines to manipulation, manual physical therapy examination, and treatment procedures of the spine and temporomandibular joint. Informed by evidence-based research, this text offers detailed instructions for reaching an accurate diagnosis and developing a plan of care. Written by well-known spinal manipulation expert Kenneth Olson, this resource provides the complete information you need to make sound decisions during clinical interventions.


Key Features
  • Descriptions of manual therapy techniques include evidence-based coverage of the examination and treatment of spine and TMJ disorders, along with discussions of alternative treatment methods and potential adverse effects and contraindications to manipulation.
  • Guidelines for completing a comprehensive spinal examination include medical screening, the patient interview, disability assessment, and tests and measures, along with an evaluation of the examination findings and the principles involved in arriving at a diagnosis and plan of care.
  • Impairment-based manual physical therapy approach includes a review of the evidence to support its use to evaluate and treat spinal and TMJ conditions.
  • Case studies demonstrate the clinical reasoning used in manual physical therapy.
  • Guide to Physical Therapist Practice terminology is incorporated throughout the book, using accepted terms familiar in physical therapy settings.
  • Expert author Ken Olson is a highly respected authority on the subject of spinal manipulation in physical therapy.
  • A clear, consistent format for explaining techniques makes this reference easy to use in the clinical setting.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323263078
Author Information By Kenneth A. Olson, PT, DHSc, OCS, FAAOMPT, Private Practitioner, Northern Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Associates, DeKalb, IL; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Publication Date 10-02-2015
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