Manual Therapy for the Low Back and Pelvis: A Clinical Orthopedic Approach

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Whether you are a massage therapy student or a practicing therapist, Manual Therapy for the Low Back and Pelvis: A Clinical Orthopedic Approach will help you develop the advanced clinical orthopedic skills you need to confidently and effectively manage pain and conditions in the lower back and pelvis.

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Whether you are a massage therapy student or a practicing therapist, Manual Therapy for the Low Back and Pelvis: A Clinical Orthopedic Approach will help you develop the advanced clinical orthopedic skills you need to confidently and effectively manage pain and conditions in the lower back and pelvis.

Drawing on his experience as a chiropractor, manual therapist, and educator, author Joe Muscolino guides you through effective clinical orthopedic manual therapy techniques for the functional muscle groups and joints of the lower back and pelvis. Accompanying online video clips demonstrate techniques in action.

Part One provides an overview of anatomy and physiology, common pathologic conditions, and assessment, while Part Two offers a variety of tested and proven treatment techniques. Each treatment chapter combines illustrations and photos with detailed explanations to help you visualize and understand the specific technique and underlying anatomic structures. Two online bonus chapters cover self-care for the client/patient and therapist. This straightforward, procedures-oriented book will you:

  • Understand the contraindications and precautions you must take before performing manual therapy on the lower back and pelvis through Caution boxes throughout the text.
  • See techniques in action through links to video clips online.
  • Hone your understanding of each Treatment Routine through images and detailed technique explanations for each functional muscle group.
  • Prepare for practice with Practical Applications that pair with the Treatment Routines.

Whether you are a massage therapy student or a practicing therapist, Manual Therapy for the Low Back and Pelvis: A Clinical Orthopedic Approach will help you develop the advanced clinical orthopedic skills you need to confidently and effectively manage pain and conditions in the lower back and pelvis.
ISBN: 978-1-58255-880-6