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Joint Mobilization/Manipulation: Extremity and Spinal Techniques, 2e

Joint Mobilization/Manipulation: Extremity and Spinal Techniques, 2e
Author: Susan L. Edmond PT DSC OCS
ISBN 13: 9780323027267
ISBN 10: 323027261
Edition: 2
Publisher: Mosby
Publication Date: 2006-06-02
Format: Spiral-bound
Pages: 360
List Price: $89.95

This highly illustrated text is the only book to include manipulation and mobilization techniques for both spine and extremity. This edition includes a new title that reflects the focus on evidence- based practice as well as more information on the spine, most notably with regard to joint play. Clearly labeled photos show the direction of force in techniques. A companion DVD offers video demonstrating how to perform the major procedures covered in the text.

  • Description of joint mobilization, along with pictures, make procedures easy to understand and then perform.
  • Unique focus on spine and extremities provides learners with information all in one place.
  • Contraindications/precautions and indications included for each joint mobilization help to apply mobilizations to actual clinical situations.

  • Evidence-based introductions begin each chapter to provide the latest research and rationalization for specific procedures.
  • New information on the examination of joint play, especially in reference to the spine, provides the latest information available.
  • Clearly labeled photos show the direction of force on the photographs that show the techniques.
  • More information on osteokinematic and arthrokinematic motion, and degrees of freedom, provides perspective on the body planes.
  • Better definitions of mobilization and manipulation.
  • In the cervical spine chapter, additional mobilization techniques, such as Paris cervical gliding, have been added.
  • Grade V (thrust) techniques have been added to the spine chapters
  • More muscle energy techniques added to spine chapters
  • Companion CD-ROM includes videos of manipulation and mobilization techniques covered in the text.