MANUAL THERAPIST

ankle and foot

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14 The ankle and foot   Figure 14.1 The ankle and foot   Introduction The ankle is the second most common area to be affected by sport injuries after the…

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pelvis and hip

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9 The pelvis and hip   Figure 9.1 The pelvis and hips   Introduction Hip injury causing pain is common both in general and in sports, especially when there are…

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cervical spine

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5 The cervical spine   Figure 5.1 The cervical spine   Introduction Neck pain is one of the most common reasons people visit manual therapists, with 54% of Americans visiting…

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to movement and joints

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2 Introduction to movement and joints In this chapter we will present an overview of the different types of joint, their classification and joint movement(s). Describing movement To help describe…

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lumbar spine

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8 The lumbar spine   Figure 8.1 The lumbar spine   Introduction Lumbar spine (low back) pain is defined as pain between the costal margins and the gluteal folds, with…

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shoulder

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10 The shoulder   Figure 10.1 The shoulder   Introduction Shoulder pain is the most common musculoskeletal peripheral joint pain and the third most common site of pain reported after…

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thoracic spine

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6 The thoracic spine   Figure 6.1 The thoracic spine   Introduction The thoracic spine is a common site for dysfunction, including rheumatological (e.g. ankylosing spondylitis), infective (e.g. tuberculosis), metabolic…

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wrist and hand

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12 The wrist and hand   Figure 12.1 The carpal bones of the wrist   Introduction The wrist and hand are extremely important for normal everyday functional living. Their extensive…

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knee

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13 The knee   Figure 13.1 The knee: posterior and anterior views   Introduction The knee is the most common joint to develop osteoarthritic changes globally, and it is reported…

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