Develop your knowledge of chiropractic and osteopathy with this comprehensive guide to advanced skills and peripheral manipulation techniques. This practical handbook takes into account the latest research, highlighting the neurophysiological effects of these techniques, and providing clear, step-by-step guidance from experienced manual therapists.
Covering key topics such as the effects of manipulation on organs, working in sports settings, and motion palpation misconceptions, the book demonstrates how to work with a range of joints with advice on diagnostics, contraindications and safety precautions. This is an expert collaboration between professions and can be used as the go-to clinical handbook for all manual therapists.
|Publisher:||Kingsley, Jessica Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||7.24(w) x 10.08(h) x 0.94(d)|
About the Author
Giles Gyer is a specialist musculoskeletal osteopath. He travels around the world teaching manual therapy techniques with his CPD company OMT Training. He is an internationally published scientific researcher in manual therapy and spinal manipulation with books in dry needling, medical acupuncture and in osteopathic articulation techniques. He lives in London, UK.
Jimmy Michael is a specialist musculoskeletal osteopath who holds degrees in Sports and Exercise Science and Osteopathy. As a senior lecturer with OMT training he has run courses for organisations such as the NHS, Liverpool FC and Manchester City FC He is an internationally published scientific researcher in manual therapy and spinal manipulation. He lives in London, UK.
Table of Contents
1. Spinal Manipulation Therapy. 2. Can Manipulation Affect the Visceral Organs?. 3. Motion Palpation Misconceptions. 4. The Cervical Spine. 5, The Thoracic Spine. 6. Shoulder and Rib Cage. 7. Elbow, Wrist and Hand. 8. The Lumbar Spine. 9. Pelvis and Hip. 10. Knee, Ankle and Foot. Glossary.