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Maitland's Peripheral Manipulation

Maitland's Peripheral Manipulation, 4th Edition
By Elly Hengeveld, MSc, BPT, OMT, SVOMP and Kevin Banks, BA, MCSP, SRP

The thoroughly revised edition of this classic text describes the art of manipulative physiotherapy as delineated by G.D. Maitland – a unique approach based on procedures for thorough assessment and reassessment of patients. The 4th edition has been extensively revised by two respected authorities, presenting an integrated contemporary and evidence-based model of manipulative physiotherapy. Updated and expanded coverage throughout reflects advances in knowledge and the role of manipulative physiotherapy within contemporary clinical practice. New highlights include an improved layout, new photographs, and an accompanying CD-ROM that includes video clips of all relevant examination and treatment techniques.
Chiropractic Technique

Chiropractic Technique:
Principles and Procedures
by David H. Peterson, Thomas F. Bergmann

Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, OR. Text describes the procedures fundamental to the application of chiropractic adjustive technique and provides a rationale for use. Practical guide for the evaluation and use of manual treatment of joint dysfunction/sublaxation. Presents detailed halftone photographs.
Chiropractic Technique

Chiropractic Technique: Principles and Procedures

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.


Spinal Manual Therapy

Spinal Manual Therapy: An Introduction to Soft Tissue Mobilization, Spinal Manipulation, Therapeutic and Home Exercises

Spinal Manual Therapy: An Introduction to Soft Tissue Mobilization, Spinal Manipulation, Therapeutic and Home Exercises, Second Edition is an easy-to-follow manual of clinical techniques for the spine, pelvis, and temporomandibular joint. The text provides “tools” rather than “recipes” and immerses the reader in the process of “thinking as a manual therapist,” rather than functioning as a technician. The clinical utility of this revised second edition combines the art and science of present day spinal manual therapy.
The focus of Spinal Manual Therapy, Second Edition is to provide clinically useful treatment techniques, while being mindful of the scientific literature related to the practice of spinal manual therapy. It is an ideal resource for all those interested in grasping the basics of spinal manual therapy and transferring that knowledge into practice within a clinical environment.


Bourdillon's Spinal Manipulation

Bourdillon's Spinal Manipulation by Edward R. Isaacs, Mark R. Bookhout

Authoritative introduction to manipulative medicine *All chapters have been revised to include a whole range of new techniques *Provides information on currently recognized spinal, pelvic and rib joint problems that respond to manual treatment *Includes specific exercises. The sixth edition of this classic text provides you with essential information on how to examine and treat patients with joint dysfunctions and muscle imbalances. Building upon Dr. Bourdillon's highly respected techniques to alleviate loss of mobility and musculoskeletal pain, the authors have expanded the clinical material to include new diagnostic pearls and treatment options. You will learn from step-by-step instructions making it easier for you to apply the manipulative techniques in practice.
Spinal Manual Therapy

Spinal Manual Therapy: An Introduction to Soft Tissue Mobilization, Spinal Manipulation, Therapeutic and Home Exercise by Howard W Makofsky

Spinal Manual Therapy: An Introduction to Soft Tissue Mobilization, Spinal Manipulation, Therapeutic and Home Exercises is a systematic, easy-to-follow manual of clinical techniques for the spine, pelvis, and temporomandibular joint. The hands-on approach taken by the author goes beyond the traditional theories and principles presented in similar resources.
Back Pain & Spinal Manipulation

Back Pain & Spinal Manipulation:
A Practical Guide
by John Edward Murtagh, Clive Kenna, Chris Sorrell

Guide to the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of back pain. New information on: manipulation techniques for the thoracic spine, muscle stretching techniques, and muscle energy techniques.
Clinical Biomechanics of Spinal Manipulation

Clinical Biomechanics of Spinal Manipulation by Walter Herzog, W. Herzog (Editor)

This clinically oriented text focuses on biomechanics as it relates to spinal manipulative treatment, emphasizing the applications to daily practice. Chapters cover basic mechanics, functional anatomy, mechanics of spinal manipulation, and the effects of spinal manipulation. A chapter of case studies illustrates the application of biomechanics to spinal manipulation.
Manipulation and Mobilization

Manipulation and Mobilization:
Extremity and Spinal Techniques
by Susan L. Edmond, Lee Shionis

Laboratory manual for entry-level physical therapy students on manual techniques in the diagnosis and therapy of orthopedic conditions.

21st Century Complete Medical Guide to Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation, Chiropractors, Authoritative Government Documents, Clinical References, and Practical Information for Patients and Physicians (CD-ROM) by PM Medical Health News

This up-to-date electronic book on CD-ROM provides the best collection available anywhere of official Federal government information and documents on the subject of chiropractic and spinal manipulation. This CD-ROM uses next-generation search technology that allows complete indexing and makes all files on the disc fully searchable. For patients, practical information is provided in clearly written patient education documents. For medical professionals, doctor reference tools and texts have detailed technical information and clinical background material.
Chiropractic Peripheral Joint Technique

Chiropractic Peripheral Joint Technique by Raymond T. Broome (Editor)

Broome (former clinic director of the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic) presents information on the chiropractic treatment of the peripheral joints (e.g. shoulder, knee, etc.) which should be understandable to those with basic chiropractic knowledge. Mainstream joint techniques are covered, together with methods of evaluating accessory joint motion for technique application, neurological implications of joint problems, and the role of exercises as supportive therapy.
The Activator Method

The Activator Method (Hardcover)
by Arlan W. Fuhr

From basic scan protocols to advanced assessment procedures, THE ACTIVATOR METHOD, 2nd Edition discusses the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique (AMCT) in an easy-to-understand, how-to approach. This updated 2nd edition covers all aspects of the controlled low-force analytical and adjusting system, from the history of the technique to in-depth examinations of body structures. It also features expanded content on supportive subjects from seven new contributors, discussing topics such as activator and instrument adjusting history, instrument reliability in the literature, the neurology of pain and inflammation, temporal mandibular disorders, and leg length reactivity
Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique

Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique by John R. Green, Christopher J. Colloca, Tony S. Keller, Arlan W. Fuhr, Arlan Fuhr

Text on the applications and theories behind Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique (AMCT), for chiropractic practitioners and students. Information on diagnosis, treatment contraindications, and treatment suggestions for atypical cases.
Conservative Management of Cervical Spine Syndromes

Conservative Management of Cervical Spine Syndromes by Donald R. Murphy

This is a comprehensive overview of the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of the cervical spine with an emphasis on the use of conservative methods. The scope of coverage is vast, examining anatomy, clinical syndromes, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and management. Purpose: The purpose is to capture the complexities of the cervical spine and present a systematic way of approaching problems in this region of the body.
Chiropractic Manipulative Skills

Chiropractic Manipulative Skills by David Byfield Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 2nd edition

This unique resource approaches chiropractic manipulative skills in a logical, sequential fashion that covers all regions of the spine and pelvis. Special sections address topics such as patient positioning, thrust skills, anatomical landmark location, geriatric manual skills, pediatric skills, and dealing with the pregnant patient. Also provides educational, neurophysiological, and biomechanical rationales for skills learning and training from an international team of authors. * Clear step-by-step descriptions of the techniques. * Sequences of illustrations match the steps in the procedures. * Detailed explanations of cervical techniques emphasize the risks and steps required to carry them out safely. * Appropriate for use by qualified chiropractors wanting a "refresher" in these techniques or by the non-chiropractor wanting to incorporate these techniques into their practice.
Chiropractic Manipulative Skills

Chiropractic Manipulative Skills:
Fundamentals of Clinical Practice
by David Byfield

Extensively illustrated and thoroughly referenced, this practical text gives a step-by-step guide to a wide variety of mobilization and manipulative skills covering the spine and pelvis.
Foundations of Chiropractic

Foundations of Chiropractic: Subluxation by Meridel I. Gatterman

This is a very well done book on the art and science of chiropractic. The primary author is a well-respected researcher and educator in the field of chiropractic. She has enlisted the expertise of 24 other contributors to put together an excellent work correlating basic concepts of spinal function with chiropractic treatment. Purpose: The purpose is to describe the basic theories of chiropractic practice, particularly as they relate to the primary lesion treated by chiropractors: the subluxation. Terminology peculiar to chiropractic is thoroughly discussed. Subluxation and its effects on structures distal to the lesion are well described.
Upper Cervical Subluxation Complex

Upper Cervical Subluxation Complex: A Review of the Chiropractic and Medical Literature by Kirk Eriksen

This landmark text is the most comprehensive book ever published on the vertebral subluxation complex. This textbook is the culmination of several years of detailed research and review of chiropractic and medical literature on the topic of the cervical spine, the occipito-atlanto-axial subluxation, and upper cervical chiropractic care. Written by an expert renowned for his lucid, well-illustrated explanations of complex issues related to subluxation-based care. Dr. Eriksen reviews the anatomy and kinematics of the upper cervical spine and explains how impaired biomechanics causes neurological dysfunction and physiological concomitants. This reference is not intended to be about chiropractic technique; rather, Upper Cervical Subluxation Complex provides the "why" as opposed to the "how" of upper cervical chiropractic care. For chiropractors and residents.
Atlas of Common Subluxations of the Human Spine & Pelvis

Atlas of Common Subluxations of the Human Spine & Pelvis by William J. Ruch

Subluxation is the loss of joint alignment and integrity. This book describes such injury to the spine. Packed with illustrations and photographs, including advanced imaging (CT scan and MRI) of sections of the spine and pelvis, the atlas makes it easy to recognize the characteristic patterns of subluxations. The common types of changes that occur in the structures of the spine have been classified, documented, and arranged in the order of progressive severity of dislocation and degeneration.
Applied Chiropractic

Applied Chiropractic in Subluxation Analysis
by
William J. Kotheimer

Subluxation's Effect on the Human Body

Subluxation's Effect on the Human Body by Andrew S. Bonci

Dr. Bonci serves as chairman of the department of diagnostic sciences at Cleveland Chiropractic College of Kansas City where he also teaches orthopedics and dermatology. He holds a BA in sports sciences and the DC degree. His work led to his being awarded diplomates in both pain management and traumatic stress. Dr. Bonci has been the recipient of numerous awards include those for his teaching.
Chiropractic Management of Spine Related Disorders

Chiropractic Management of Spine Related Disorders by Meridel I. Gatterman

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.
Mechanically Assisted Manual Techniques

Mechanically Assisted Manual Techniques: Distraction Procedures by Thomas F. Bergmann, P. Thomas Davis

This is a comprehensive text describing a variety of distraction procedures developed and used by the chiropractic profession. It provides historical information on the development of such procedures, but is largely devoted to presenting "how-to" descriptions of specific procedures. Purpose: The purpose is to close the gap in the literature created by a good number of texts that describe high-velocity, low-amplitude procedures but rarely describe distraction procedures.
Conjugate Gaze Adjustive Technique

Conjugate Gaze Adjustive Technique: An Introduction to Innovative Chiropractic Theory and Practice by Vincent L. Perri

Dr. Perri demonstrates how eye movements and patient-assisted postures can be used to correct vertebral subluxations, somatovisceral and viscerosomatic abnormalities. The text fully demonstrates the techniques and discusses the neurological pathways activated in the applications. He fully explains how visual fields and cerebral hemispheres are linked and how this information can be applied chiropractically.

Fundamentals of Chiropractic Diagnosis and Management by Dana J. Lawrence

The emphasis of this text is on conditions that a practicing chiropractor might reasonably expect to see, and not primarily on spinal neuromusculoskeletal conditions. In fact, the chapter on that subject, often seen as the only domain of chiropractic medicine, is small; the bulk of the book addresses the management of organic conditions--those which can be treated with manipulation and conservative care and those which the chiropractor must know how to diagnose and refer.
Compendium of Sacro Occipital Technique

Compendium of Sacro Occipital Technique: Peer-Reviewed Literature 1984-2000 by SOTO-USA

This volume contains all of the articles on the subject of Sacro Occipital Technique that were published in the chiropractic peer-reviewed literature from 1984 through early 2000. Developed by Major Bertrand DeJarnette, D.C., Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT) is a comprehensive method for the diagnosis and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction. DeJarnette applied the principles of engineering, osteopathy, and chiropractic to his conception of the body as a three dimensional holographic matrix. It is a view which encompasses the interrelationships that exist among the body and gravity, the viscera, cranial bones, cerebrospinal fluid, and meningeal dynamics, together with local and general endocrinological, neurological, and energetic effects.