Principles and Practice of Chiropractic

ISBN-10: 0071375341

ISBN-13: 9780071375344

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Scott Haldeman

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Developed as the core textbook for the chiropractic student and as a professional reference, this text presents theory, philosophy, and practice principles of chiropractic techniques as well as the clinical exam and management of specific disorders.
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Book details

List price: $186.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Publication date: 10/11/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1200
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.336
Language: English

History of spinal manipulation
A brief history of the chiropractic profession
The evolution of vitalism and materialism and its impact on philosophy in chiropractic
Philosophy in chiropractic
Communication in the chiropractic health encounter : sociological and anthropological approaches
International status, standards, and education of the chiropractic profession
Integration of chiropractic in health care
The clinical effectiveness of spinal manipulation for musculoskeletal conditions
The treatment of headache, neurologic, and non-musculoskeletal disorders by spinal manipulation
Public health responsibilities for chiropractic
Professionalism and ethics in chiropractic
Sensory innervation of the spine
Muscle spindles and spinal proprioception
Central projections of spinal receptors
Peripheral nerve biology and concepts of nerve pathophysiology
Somatoautonomic reflexes
Clinical biomechanics and pathomechanics of the cervical spine
Clinical biomechanics and pathomechanics of the lumbar spine
The theoretical basis for spinal manipulation
Pathophysiology of disc degeneration
Pathophysiology of the posterior zygapophysial (FACET) joints
The influence of muscles in spinal pain syndromes
Biomechanics and pathophysiology of the sacroiliac joint
Headaches of spinal origin
Risk factors for low back and neck pain : an introduction to clinical epidemiology and review of commonly suspected risk factors
The clinical history
The physical examination
Neurologic examination
Orthopedic examination
Manual examination of the patient
The clinical application of selected examination and diagnostic instruments in chiropractic
The use of measurement instruments in chiropractic practice
Indications for and use of X-rays
Indications for and use of advanced imaging studies
Indications for and use of laboratory tests
Documentation and record keeping
Evolution and basic principles of the chiropractic adjustment and manipulation
High-velocity low-amplitude manipulative techniques
Mobilization techniques
Low-force and instrument technique
Soft tissue manual techniques
Traction and distraction techniques
Medication-assisted spinal manipulation
The use of physical modalities
Acupuncture, acupressure, and trigger point techniques
The role of rehabilitation and exercise in chiropractic practice
The management of low back pain and radiculopathy
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