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Mobilisation of the Nervous System - David Butler

Mobilisation of the Nervous System

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1991
ISBN: 9780443044007
Number Of Pages: 288

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Describes an innovative concept of examination and treatment technique. A controversial book which broadens the horizons of manual therapy to embrace adverse tension in the nervous system. Clinical reasoning processes are associated with a new understanding of the nervous system as a dynamic continuum. He introduces new tension tests and refined versions of standard tests. Features: * Describes and supports an innovative concept of examination and treatment technique * The author has been strongly influenced by the ?Maitland approach? - this book is an extension of that school of thought * Use of new tension tests is extended beyond diagnosis to successful treatment * Provides a better understanding of many commonly encountered syndromes

Introduction. Towards a Multifactorial Approach PART I the BASIS for ADVERSE NEURAL TENSION: Functional Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System. Clinical Neurobiomechanics. Pathological Processes. The Clinical Consequences of Injury to the Nervous System PART II EXAMINATION: Clinical Reasoning. Examination of Nerve Conduction. Tension Testing. The Lower Limbs and Trunk. Tension Testing. The Upper Limbs. Application, Analysis and Further Testing PART III TREATMENT and TREATMENT POTENTIAL: Treatment. Self Treatment PART IV SELECTED DISORDERS and CASE STUDIES: Adverse Neural Tension Disorders Centred in the Limbs. Adverse Neural Tension Disorders Based on the Spinal Canal. Selected Case Studies Courses. Index

ISBN: 9780443044007
ISBN-10: 0443044007
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st July 1991
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 19.1  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.75