Maitland's Clinical Companion An essential Guide for Students ISBN:9780443069338

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Maitland's Clinical Companion
An Essential Guide for Students

Kevin Banks, BA, MCSP, SRP and Elly Hengeveld, MSc, BPT, OMT, SVOMP

 


Pages: 672
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 9780443069338
Copyright: 2010

 


Maitland's Clinical Companion is the ideal reference for students who need support during their neuromusculoskeletal clinical practice in areas such as communication, clinical reasoning, examination and assessment. It is a vital source for understanding the role of mobilisation and manipulation in helping to maximize the recovery, rehabilitation and functioning of patients with movement-related disorders.

The principles of the Maitland Concept of Manipulative Physiotherapy are applied to each body region so as to guide the student through to the appropriate selection, application and progression of mobilisation and manipulation techniques within the context of contemporary physiotherapeutic rehabilitation.

A vital companion to the classic texts - Vertebral and Peripheral Manipulation - which promotes a patient-centred approach to neuromusculoskeletal disorders.

KEY FEATURES

 
  • Learning objectives and self-assessment questions in every chapter enables students to reflect on their knowledge
  • Case studies highlights key aspects of the concepts to clinical practice
  • Clinical profiles for common neuromusculoskeletal conditions
  • Techniques described and accompanied by over 500 images
  • Picture key to identify types of examination, decision-making and techniques within the text
 

AUTHOR INFORMATION

 
 
By Kevin Banks, BA, MCSP, SRP, IMTA Member, Chartered Physiotherapist, Rotherham Primary Care NHS Trust, UK and Elly Hengeveld, MSc, BPT, OMT, SVOMP, Senior Teacher, International Maitland Teachers' Association, Oberentfelden, Switzerland
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