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Advanced Osteopathic and Chiropractic Techniques for Manual Therapists

Advanced Osteopathic and Chiropractic Techniques for Manual Therapists

Adaptive Clinical Skills for Peripheral and Extremity Manipulation

Giles Gyer and Jimmy Michael

Quick Overview

The first collection of advanced chiropractic and osteopathy skills and peripheral manipulation techniques, this is an essential handbook for all manual therapists wanting to develop their clinical knowledge. Includes clear instructions for practice, with advice on safety and an in-depth review of current literature.
2020, Hardback, 10.08in x 7.24in / 256mm x 184mm, 288pp
ISBN: 978-0-85701-394-1

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AU$99.99

Description

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.

Reviews

'An excellent resource, for therapists of all backgrounds. This text provides a thorough review of current research which supports the clear explanation of the technical theory of manual therapy and the practical application of many useful manual techniques. All techniques are described in detail, in a step by step style which ensures they remain clear and simple to follow.'
- Chris Lovegrove and Jack Curson, Sports Therapists Southampton F.C.

'This text book is profoundly helpful for both the novice and the seasoned clinician. The information provides clinically sound evidence for skillful advancement that is exponentially beneficial for any practitioner. I strongly recommend this textbook for building skill set, clinical reasoning and as a tool for manual therapy advancement.'
- Dr. Destiny Hebert, PT, DPT, MS, Cert. DN, Cert. SMT, Cert. VRS, FAAOMPT

Authors

By (author): Giles Gyer, Jimmy Michael