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With reknowned contributions, this text provides chiropractic students with a strong foundation in neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis and treatment, as well as clinical orthopaedics and neurology. The text integrates principles of chiropractic, kinesiology, and orthopaedics for a rational approach to chiropractic practice. The new edition includes new chapters on rehabilitation and chiropractic management of headaches.

Reach a whole new level of physical training with Functional Training Handbook, whose big-picture approach to movement fosters lifelong health, mobility, and athletic development. This practical guide delivers clear, how-to- information, an array of sport-specific guidelines, and key principles that will keep your clients at peak performance.
Join the revolution to improve sports performance, treat injury, and re-train patterns with this comprehensive guide to the body and its movement.
 
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  • Sport specific chapters include Baseball, Basketball, Cycling, Dance, Football, Golf, Hockey, Mixed Martial Arts, Olympic Weight Lifting, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming, Surfing, and Tennis.¬†
  • Emphasis on functional exercise¬†explores the physics of weight-bearing and balance to reduce repetitive motion injuries
  • Guides to injury prevention, safe workouts, re-injury avoidance, and practical strategies for active athletes

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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a technique that delivers mild electrical currents across the intact surface of the skin to reduce pain. TENS is used by practitioners throughout the world to manage painful conditions and TENS equipment can be purchased by the general public so that they can self-administer treatment. There are thousands of experimental and clinical research studies published on TENS and related techniques yet there is uncertainty about the best way to administer TENS in clinical practice. This is because currents used during TENS can be administered in a variety of ways and the findings of research studies have been inconclusive. This book provides guidance on how best to use TENS based on an evaluation of current research evidence. The book covers what TENS is, how it works, and safe and appropriate clinical techniques for many conditions including chronic low back pain, osteoarthritis and cancer pain. It also offers solutions to the problems faced by researchers when trying to design clinical trials on TENS. Accessibility written, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) provides a comprehensive coverage of research issues and findings about TENS and will essential readings for healthcare professionals, practitioners and students.

Whiplash is one of the most debated and controversial musculoskeletal conditions. This is, in part, due to the often compensable nature of the injury and the fact that a precise pathoanatomical diagnosis is not usually achievable.

Whiplash: Evidence base for clinical practice presents the evidence underpinning the complexity of whiplash associated disorders (WADs), from the specifics of current physiological and psychological manifestations of the condition to broader issues such as compensation and litigation.

This new text will be essential reading for physiotherapy, chiropractic, osteopathy, occupational therapy and health psychology practitioners and postgraduate students, as well as practitioners in rehabilitation therapies and primary care.

All professions involved in the management of patients with whiplash, from clinicians to policy makers will find this an invaluable resource.



* discrete chapters on litigation and the role of compensation * case studies on acute and chronic whiplash conditions * covers the spectrum of the current evidence base for whiplash * includes perspectives from a wide range of disciplines

This clinical textbook explores the neurological impact of manual therapies. It explores and explains concepts, relationships and scientific
mechanisms of nervous system function that will aid the clinician in
understanding a wide variety of common patient presentations. The text serves to demystify the clinical results seen by practitioners of manual therapy and scientifically validates the clinical success, as well as
the limitations, of these approaches. This textbook is an ideal reference for health care professionals including neurologists, orthopaedists, chiropractors, osteopaths and physical and occupational therapists.

The most comprehensive, extensively illustrated book focusing on chiropractic principles, diagnosis, and treatment.

A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!

5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!
"This is the third edition of one of the chiropractic profession's most important and influential books. It is a compendium of hard scientific knowledge about all aspects of chiropractic, from the social and historical to the clinical and research oriented. It is a significant expansion from the second edition, which was published in 1992, quite some time ago. It contains five major sections: Introduction to Principles of Chiropractic, Introduction to Chiropractic Theory, Introduction to the Clinical Examination, Introduction to Specific Treatment Methods, and Introduction to Management of Specific Disorders....The book exceeds all expectations the author had for it....I consider this the most essential of all chiropractic texts, one that all chiropractors should obtain."--Doody's Review Service

Developed as the core textbook for the chiropractic student and as a professional reference, this text presents theory, philosophy, and practice principles of chiropractic. Covers both traditional and newer chiropractic techniques as well as the clinical exam and management of specific disorders.

The Fifth Edition of this best-selling reference is a compendium of evidence-based approaches to the most common presenting complaints. Covering both musculoskeletal and visceral complaints, this text is intended to direct the chiropractor toward an appropriate plan of approach in both diagnostic evaluation and care. Highlighting these approaches are flowcharts (algorithms), relevant historical questioning, and summaries of common conditions related to the presenting complaint. What s New in the 5th Edition? Additional disorders added to Selected Causes at the conclusion of chapters Addition of Likelihood Ratio graphics Addition of approximately 500 new references New Appendix: Evidence Based Approach to the Literature Expanded Appendix: Pharmacology for the Chiropractor includes newer drugs and further explains the classifications of medications mechanisms Translation into Practice Summary (TIPS) for most of the orthopedic chapters Updated Algorith"

No other book offers a complete guide to chiropractic adjustive techniques! Chiropractic Technique, 3rd Edition makes it easy to understand essential procedures and provides a rationale for their use. Written by Thomas F. Bergmann, DC, FICC, and David H. Peterson, DC, and backed by the latest research studies, this bestseller describes the basic principles needed to evaluate, select, and apply specific adjustive procedures. With a review of chiropractic history, detailed descriptions of joint examination and adjustive techniques for the spine, pelvis, and extremities, and a companion Evolve website with how-to videos, this book is a must-have reference for students and clinicians.

  • Offers over 700 photos and line drawings depicting the correct way to set up and perform adjustive procedures, clarifying concepts, and showing important spinal and muscle anatomy.
  • Includes up-to-date research studies and methods for validating manual therapy.
  • Discusses mechanical principles so you can determine not only which adjustive procedure to use and when, but also why you should choose one approach over another.
  • Organizes content thematically with a discussion of practical anatomy, kinematics, evaluation, and technique for each joint.
  • Covers anatomy and biomechanics in detail, along with adjustive techniques for the spine, extraspinal techniques, and additional techniques for special populations, helping you fully prepare for board examinations.
  • Covers the manipulable lesion as a basis for treating disorders with manual therapy, including chiropractic techniques.
  • Includes content on low-force techniques to help you treat elderly patients and patients who are in acute pain.
  • Includes useful appendices with clinical information as well as interesting historical information, including a feature on practitioners who developed specific techniques.
  • NEW Evolve website with video clips of the author performing all the adjustive procedures in the book.
  • Updated and expanded content covers new information on joint anatomy and assessment including Newton's laws and fibrocartilage, joint malposition, joint subluxation, history of subluxation/dysfunction, and sacroiliac articulation.
  • A procedure index printed on the inside of the front cover makes it easier to find specific procedures.

Designed to be a primary reference for chiropractic students, this is a concise, scientific survey of chiropractic theories based on current research. Completely restructured for the Fourth Edition, this book focuses on the most current biomedical research on the three phase model of vertebral subluxation complex (V.S.C.). This is a useful reference for students studying for the National Board of Chiropractors Examination Parts II, III, and IV, as well as a post-graduate reference providing information on the chiropractic perspective on health and wellness, nutrition, exercise, psychosocial issues, and case management principles for wellness care. This new text focuses on developing critical thinking among chiropractic students, and includes new contributors and new chapters on principles of statistics and a minimum process for validation of chiropractic theory.

A practical text covering the diagnosis and chiropractic manual treatment of biomechanical peripheral joint problems commonly seen in clinical practice.