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Low Back Syndromes : Integrated Clinical Management : 1st Edition - Craig E Morris

Low Back Syndromes

Integrated Clinical Management : 1st Edition

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Published: 1st January 2006
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Written by an interdisciplinary team, Low Back Syndromes is the first truly comprehensive multidisciplinary text for low back conditions. Because today's patients expect their clinicians to possess an in-depth understanding of available treatments, this text covers the broad spectrum of clinical options currently available. From chiropractic to osteopathy, from medicine to physical therapy, from occupational medicine to evidence based health care, from psychology to surgery, from pain medicine to manipulation, from post-surgical rehabilitation to end-stage training of elite athletes, this is the first textbook to bring all the specialists together to allow clinicians direct access to state-of -the art standards of practice from a single source. Featuring internationally acclaimed contributors from a variety of specialties, this text is a practical guide for mastery of both traditional and newer techniques.

"...this interdisciplinary textbook [Low Back Syndromes] does an exceptional job of incorporating current evidence and understanding of what has been a clinical challenge into a syndrome classification approach. In addition, this is one of the first textbooks to combine the contributions of all relevant clinical specialties into a single work...this is a must-have reference for all practicing clinicians." Physical Therapy 20061201

Overview
The Clinical Evolution of the Low Back and Its Syndromes
Functional Anatomy of the Low Back
Low Back Biomechanics
Epidemiology of Low Back Disorders
Functional Stability of the Low Back
Low Back Syndromes
The Disc & Its Syndromes
The Stenotic Syndromes
The Posterior Joints: Zygaphophysial & Sacroiliac Joints
Myofascial Low Back Pain Syndromes
"Red Flags" & Conditions Requiring Outside Referral or Co-Management
Mechanical Low Back Pain and Chronic Disability Syndromes
Assessment of the Low Back
History & Physical Examination
Functional Assessment for Low Back Syndromes
Outcomes Measures for the Low Back
McKenzie Assessment Techniques
Diagnostic Testing: Radiography, CT/MRI, Flouroscopy & Bone Scan
Diagnostic Testing: Discography, Diagnostic Blocks, Laboratory Testing
Diagnostic Testing: Electro Diagnostics
Biopsychosocial Assessment for Low Back Syndromes
Conservative Techniques for Low Back Syndromes
Manipulation Techniques For Low Back Syndromes
Biomechanical Effects of Spinal Manipulation
McKenzie Treatment Protocols for Low Back Syndromes
Mobilization & Myofascial Lengthening Techniques
Minimally Invasive Procedures for the Treatment of Low Back Syndromes
Practical Overview of Manual Therapy Procedures
Rehabilitation of the Low Back
Rehabilitation Strategies for Low Back Syndromes
Post-Surgical Rehabilitation Protocols
Sensorimotor Training & Functional Stabilization
Management of Athletic Low Back Injuries
End Stage Training for the Elite Athlete with Low Back Syndromes
Clinical Management
Evidence-based Treatment for Low Back Pain
Clinical Decision Making: When to Recommend Back Surgery
Psychological Screening for Low Back Surgeries
Management of Occupational Low Back Injuries
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ISBN: 9780071374729
ISBN-10: 0071374728
Series: A & L Allied Health
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 768
Published: 1st January 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.4 x 22.1  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 2.2
Edition Number: 1