Grieve's Modern Manual Therapy - The Vertebral Column 3rd edition
The first edition of Grieve's Modern Manual Therapy - The Vertebral Column was quickly recognized as a milestone in the field of non-surgical treatment of back problems. This third edition maintains the objectives of the original editor, Gregory Grieve, to bring together the latest state-of-the-art research, from both clinical practice and the related basic sciences, which is most releva...
The first edition of Grieve's Modern Manual Therapy - The Vertebral Column was quickly recognized as a milestone in the field of non-surgical treatment of back problems.-nbsp;This third edition maintains the objectives of the original editor, Gregory Grieve,-nbsp;to bring together the latest state-of-the-art research, from both clinical practice and the related basic sciences, which is most relevant to practitioners. The new international editorial partnership of Jeffrey Boyling and Gwendolen lull has ensured a new look to the third edition, with the inclusion of contributions on key and cutting-edge work from around the world. As in the two previous editions the topics addressed and the contributing authors have been selected to reflect the best and most clinically relevant contemporary work going on in the field.
The text is grouped into five main sections:
Section 1 looks at the scope of manual therapy in the future.
Section 2 covers the foundation sciences relating to manual therapy, principally anatomy, biochemistry, clinical biomechanics, motor control and the physiology of pain.
Section 3 addresses advances in the clinical sciences relating specifically to manual therapy of the spine.
Section 4 deals with the clinical sciences and practices within manual therapy, such as specific therapeutic exercise, taping, clinical reasoning and pain management.
Section 5 looks at the issues of establishing an evidence base for manual therapy.
Compiled and edited by two internationally recognized leaders in the field who are both actively involved in research and clinical practice
Includes 43 chapters written by an invited team of 68 contributors from around the world, all of them recognized leaders in their specialist areas
Covers problems and techniques affecting the management of conditions relating to all parts of the vertebral column
Highly illustrated with 270 illustrations, both photographs and line drawings
All chapters are based on published research, making the book truly evidence-based
Grieve's Modern Manual Therapy has been called 'the manual therapist's Bible'. This new edition will justify the continuing use of that term. No other text in the field presents such an international spread of up-to-date and cutting edge research related to the clinical practice of manual therapy in relation to the spine. The aim of the editors has been to create a real encyclopaedia of 'state-of-the-art' knowledge, which is current, comprehensive and accessible. In achieving their objective they have ensured that the book will continue to be used as a textbook by those wanting to become manual therapy practitioners, as well as by experienced therapists wanting to revise or update their knowledge. No-one who aspires to be a manual therapist can afford to be without their own copy of this text.
- BOYLING Jeffrey D., JULL Gwendolen A.
- CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE