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Malalignment Syndrome Diagnosis and Treating a Common Cause of Acute and Chronic Pelvic, Leg and Back Pain

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ISBN-10: 0443069298

ISBN-13: 9780443069291

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Wolf Schamberger

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Lack of appreciation and knowledge of the malalignment syndrome often leads to a failure to notice the possible aetiological or predisposing factors contributing to many musculoskeletal problems. Recognition of the syndrome by physicians, chiropractors, osteopaths, podiatrists, physiotherapists, kinesiologists, sports trainers and others dealing with patients and athletes (including equine) can help them implement appropriate treatment and training to correct the malalignment and actually prevent the initial occurrence of symptoms.Now in its second edition, The Malalignment Syndrome has established itself as a trusty one-stop reference providing a detailed description of this syndrome and how it can be identified and treated. It concentrates on the trunk, pelvis, spine, sacroiliac joint and legs, incorporating anatomy, biomechanics, stability issues, possible causes, examination and diagnostic techniques as well as a comprehensive treatment approach. Emphasis is also placed on the participation of the patient/athlete in the day-to day treatment process to achieve long-term results.Evidence-based practical advice and guidanceMultidisciplinary in approachHighly illustrated with photographs, diagrams and anatomical modelsRecognizes the importance of prevention as well as treatmentSummary and case boxesOver 100 new illustrationsAdditional examination techniques to facilitate diagnosisExtensively rewritten for easier readingContributions by David Lane (Chapter 6: Horses, Saddles and Riders), Sarah Stevens and Karina Steinberg (Chapter 8: Treatment: The Manual Therapy Modes)Focuses on diagnosis/treatment of malalignment-related pelvic, leg and back pain
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Book details

List price: $65.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/5/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.092
Language: English

The Malalignment Syndrome: A Synopsis
Common Presentations and Diagnostic Techniques
The Malalignment Syndrome
Related Pain Phenomena and the Implications for Medicine
Clinical Correlations in Sport
Horses, Saddles and Riders
A Comprehensive Treatment Approach
Treatment Manual Therapy Modes
Conclusion
Appendix