Upper cervical spine

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Chapter Eight Upper cervical spine Gail Forrester, Chris McCarthy CHAPTER CONTENTS Introduction Combined movements and the upper cervical spine Clinical anatomy and biomechanics The occipito-atlanto-axial complex Innervation; pain generators and…

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Thoracic spine

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Chapter Ten Thoracic spine Chris McCarthy CHAPTER CONTENTS Clinical anatomy and biomechanics Flexion extension Rotation and side-flexion Side-flexion Rotation Respiration Conclusion Assessment of the upper thoracic spine Observation Active movements…

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Mid and lower cervical spine

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Chapter Nine Mid and lower cervical spine Chris McCarthy CHAPTER CONTENTS Clinical anatomy and biomechanics The typical cervical segments Assessment of the mid and lower cervical spine Observation Active movements…

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The principles of combined movement assessment

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Chapter Four The principles of combined movement assessment Chris McCarthy CHAPTER CONTENTS Subjective examination Physical examination Observation Functional demonstration Active movements Degree of symptom reproduction deemed acceptable Prime movement and…

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Haemodynamics

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Chapter Six Haemodynamics Roger Kerry, Alan J. Taylor CHAPTER CONTENTS Introduction Haemodynamics and the cervical spine Clinical anatomy Pathophysiology Clinical presentations Clinical examination of cervical arterial dysfunction Haemodynamics and the…

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Lumbo-sacral spine

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Chapter Eleven Lumbo-sacral spine Chris McCarthy CHAPTER CONTENTS Clinical anatomy and biomechanics Coupled motion with side-bend initiation with the spine in neutral Coupled motion with rotation initiation with the spine…

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Home treatment programmes

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Chapter Thirteen Home treatment programmes Chris McCarthy CHAPTER CONTENTS General principles Active stretching Passive stretching Cervical C0/C1 anterior stretch C0/C1 posterior stretch Thoracic Anterior stretch Posterior stretch Lumbar spine Lumbar…

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Principles and progression of combined movements

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Chapter Seven Principles and progression of combined movements Chris McCarthy CHAPTER CONTENTS Notation Treatment progression Cervical spine case study Integration of manipulation Integration and progression of muscle tonicity techniques Notation…

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Sacroiliac joint

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Chapter Twelve Sacroiliac joint Chris McCarthy CHAPTER CONTENTS Clinical anatomy and biomechanics Standing and sitting Lumbar flexion/extension Gait The sacroiliac joints’ range of motion Assessment of the sacroiliac joints Nutation…

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