Advanced Treatment Techniques for the Manual Therapist: Neck



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Advanced Treatment Techniques for the Manual Therapist: Neck provides the manual therapist with the tools to effectively treat clients/patients suffering from neck injuries and conditions. The book begins with an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the neck, common pathologies and conditions, and assessment. Part Two provides a variety of treatment techniques and routines that can be employed by the therapist when treating clients/patients. Part Three covers self care for both the client/patient and therapists, including hydrotherapy.

  • Chapter Objectives, Key Terms, and Review Questions set up, solidify, and structure each chapter’s concepts for optimal reader understanding and retention.
  • Treatment Routines present images and detailed technique explanations for each functional muscle group.
  • Practical Applications pair with the Treatment Routines to help the practitioner apply the techniques.
    Therapist Tips throughout the text delve deeper into the treatment techniques.
  • Caution! boxes highlight contraindications or precautions that practitioners must take while performing the techniques.
  • Case Studies with Think it Through Questions bridge the pathologies in Part One with the techniques in Part Two by helping the practitioner apply critical reasoning when assessing their clients.
  • Bound-in DVD contains video clips demonstrating the treatment techniques.

Supplements on thePoint include video clips, PowerPoint Presentations, an Image Bank, and a bank of test questions, as well as a free eBook.

ISBN: 978-1-58255-850-9