Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders: Physical Therapy Principles and Methods

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006 - Medical - 1076 pages
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The fundamental textbook of orthopedic physical therapy is now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition. This new edition presents a "how-to" approach focusing on the foundations of manual therapy. More than 1,200 illustrations and photographs demonstrate therapeutic techniques. Extensive references cite key articles, emphasizing the latest research.

Reflecting current practice standards, this edition places greater emphasis on joint stabilization techniques and the role of exercise. Coverage includes new material on soft tissue manipulations and myofascial evaluation. This edition also features case studies covering real-life practice scenarios.

 

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Contents

5
50
PART III
72
Relaxation and Related Techniques261
261
Functional Exercise267
267
PART II
279
Elbow and Forearm
357
Hip
441
Knee487
487
Clinical ApplicationsSpine
669
Cervical Spine
707
Thoracic Spine
765
CervicothoracicUpper Limb
833
Lumbar Spine843
843
LumbosacralLower Limb
991
Management Problems1009
1009
Conclusion1024
1024

Lower Leg Ankle and Foot559
559
Temporomandibular Joint
625

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