Technique Skills in Chiropractic E-book

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By David Byfield, BSc(Hons), DC, MPhil, FBCA, FCC, FFEAC
ISBN
9780702046636-vst
Publication Date
21-11-2011
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  • Describes common diversified skills in a structured sequential order for the treatment of all regions of the spine and pelvis
  • Prepared by an international contributor team to ensure a broad approach
  • Provides detailed explanations of the cervical techniques emphasizing the benefits and minimising the risks and the proposed steps required to carry them out safely
  • Evidenced-based throughout
  • Contains information on the adaptation of techniques for specific patient groups such as older people, pregnant women and children

Technique Skills in Chiropractic covers many common diversified adjustive techniques for all regions of the spine and pelvis using a structured skill-based methodology. The basic skills required in order to carry out manipulative procedures safely and effectively are clearly presented, with photographs supporting descriptions of techniques and online video clips showing how to perform them. One of the key aspects of this text is the sequential and structured approach to manual skill learning from basic posture to more complex movement patterns to complete the overall manipulative/adjustive procedure. Technique Skills in Chiropractic now comes with Pageburst®, which gives readers access to the complete book content electronically.


Key Features
  • Describes common diversified skills in a structured sequential order for the treatment of all regions of the spine and pelvis
  • Prepared by an international contributor team to ensure a broad approach
  • Provides detailed explanations of the cervical techniques emphasizing the benefits and minimising the risks and the proposed steps required to carry them out safely
  • Evidenced-based throughout
  • Contains information on the adaptation of techniques for specific patient groups such as older people, pregnant women and children
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702046636-vst
Author Informaiton By David Byfield, BSc(Hons), DC, MPhil, FBCA, FCC, FFEAC, Head of Division - Chiropractic, Head of the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, (Wales), UK
Pp Authortext Byfield
New to this Edition
  • Contains new chapters on manipulation skills for women and ethics and professionalism plus a new chapter presenting up to date material on the biomechanics of the spinal adjustment.
  • Contains revised chapters on thrusting skills and posture and manual skills for the elderly patient
  • International advisory board established from key schools across the UK, Europe and Canada
  • New revised user-friendly layout for easier navigation
  • The new Pageburst® feature provides fully searchable text on-line together with video clips demonstrating pelvic and spinal assessment procedures, common diversified spinal and pelvic technique skills and extremity examination and manual skills
Table of Content

SECTION 1 Background knowledge

Introduction to adjustive techniques and manipulative skills in chiropractic

1 The importance of ethics and professionalism to manual therapists

2 The learning and performance of chiropractic manipulative skills

3 Biomechanics of the spinal adjustment and other clinical biomechanical considerations in manipulative skills training - an evidence-based investigation

4 The physiology of underlying skill performance

SECTION 2 Foundation skills for manipulative/adjustive techniques

5 Postural and positional considerations for the practitioner

6 Adjustive/manipulative thrust skills, other movements and related exercise

7 Identification of important spinal landmarks

SECTION 3 Basic manipulative/adjustive techniques for the spine and pelvis

8 Pelvic/sacroiliac adjustive and manipulative skills

9 Lumbar spine adjustive and manipulative skills

10 Thoracic spine adjustive and manipulative skills

11 Cervical spine adjustive and manipulative skills

SECTION 4 Specialist adjustive and manipulative skills

12 Basic paediatric manual skills

13 Basic manual techniques for the pregnant patient

14 Spinal adjusting and clinical management of the older adult

Appendix I

Summary of cardinal rules

Appendix II

Recommended sequence of adjustive skills learning

Imprint Churchill Livingstone
Publication Date 21-11-2011

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