Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

An Evidence- and Clinical-Informed Approach

Author: César Fernández-de-las-Peñas

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070205576X

Category: Manipulation (Therapeutics)

Page: 848

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The book is divided into 11 sections, covering evidence-informed techniques in massage, trigger points, neural muscle energy, manipulations, dry needling, myofascial release, therapeutic exercise and psychological approaches. In the general introduction, several authors review the epidemiology of upper and lower extremity pain syndromes and the process of taking a comprehensive history in patients affected by pain. In chapter 5, the basic principles of the physical examination are covered, while chapter 6 places the field of manual therapy within the context of contemporary pain neurosciences and therapeutic neuroscience education. For the remaining sections, the book alternates the upper and lower quadrants. Sections 2 and 3 provide updates on mechanical neck pain, whiplash, thoracic outlet syndrome, myelopathy, radiculopathy, peri-partum pelvic pain, joint mobilizations and manipulations and therapeutic exercises, among others. Sections 4 to 9 review aspects of the shoulder, hip, elbow, knee, the wrist and hand, and finally the ankle and foot. The last two sections of the book are devoted to muscle referred pain and neurodynamics.

Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

an evidence- and clinical-informed approach

Author: Cesar Fernandez de las Penas,Joshua Cleland,Jan Dommerholt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702055778

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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A pioneering, one-stop manual which harvests the best proven approaches from physiotherapy research and practice to assist the busy clinician in real-life screening, diagnosis and management of patients with musculoskeletal pain across the whole body. Led by an experienced editorial team, the chapter authors have integrated both their clinical experience and expertise with reasoning based on a neurophysiologic rationale with the most updated evidence. The textbook is divided into eleven sections, covering the top evidence-informed techniques in massage, trigger points, neural muscle energy, manipulations, dry needling, myofascial release, therapeutic exercise and psychological approaches. In the General Introduction, several authors review the epidemiology of upper and lower extremity pain syndromes and the process of taking a comprehensive history in patients affected by pain. In Chapter 5, the basic principles of the physical examination are covered, while Chapter 6 places the field of manual therapy within the context of contemporary pain neurosciences and therapeutic neuroscience education. For the remaining sections, the textbook alternates between the upper and lower quadrants. Sections 2 and 3 provide state-of-the-art updates on mechanical neck pain, whiplash, thoracic outlet syndrome, myelopathy, radiculopathy, peri-partum pelvic pain, joint mobilizations and manipulations and therapeutic exercises, among others. Sections 4 to 9 review pertinent and updated aspects of the shoulder, hip, elbow, knee, the wrist and hand, and finally the ankle and foot. The last two sections of the book are devoted to muscle referred pain and neurodynamics. The only one-stop manual detailing examination and treatment of the most commonly seen pain syndromes supported by accurate scientific and clinical data Over 800 illustrations demonstrating examination procedures and techniques Led by an expert editorial team and contributed by internationally-renowned researchers, educators and clinicians Covers epidemiology and history-taking Highly practical with a constant clinical emphasis

Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes E-Book

Evidence-informed Screening, Diagnosis and Management

Author: Cesar Fernandez de las Penas,Joshua Cleland,Peter A. Huijbregts

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048844

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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The first of its kind, Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes is a comprehensive evidence- and clinical-based book, covering research-based diagnosis, prognosis and management of neuromusculoskeletal pathologies and dysfunctions of the upper quadrant, including joint, muscle, myofascial and neural tissue approaches. It uniquely addresses the expanding role of the various health care professions which require increased knowledge and skills in screening for contra-indications and recognizing the need for medical-surgical referral. Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes also stresses the integration of experiential knowledge and a pathophysiologic rationale with current best evidence. the only one-stop guide for examination and treatment of the upper quadrant supported by accurate scientific and clinical-based data acknowledges the expanding direct access role of the various health professions both at the entry-level and postgraduate level addresses concerns among clinicians that research is overemphasized at the expense of experiential knowledge and pathophysiologic rationale multiple-contributed by expert clinicians and researchers with an international outlook covers diagnosis, prognosis and conservative treatment of the most commonly seen pain syndromes in clinical practice over 800 illustrations demonstrating examination procedures and techniques

Assessment and Treatment of Muscle Imbalance

The Janda Approach

Author: Phillip Page,Clare Frank,Robert Lardner

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781450408288

Category:

Page: N.A

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Assessment and Treatment of Muscle Imbalance: The Janda Approach blends postural techniques, neurology, and functional capabilities in order to alleviate chronic musculoskeletal pain and promote greater functionality.

Tension-Type and Cervicogenic Headache: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management

Author: Lars Arendt-Nielsen, Dmsc, PhD,Lars Arendt-Nielsen,Robert Gerwin

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449617654

Category: Medical

Page: 509

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This is the first book for the new Series Contemporary Issues in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Medicine. This textbook will assess both clinical and research aspects of the diagnosis and management of two highly prevalent headache disorders: tension-type and cervicogenic headaches. This textbook will cover both physical therapy and physical medicine approaches to the management of these headache disorders.

Grieve's Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Vertebral Column and Peripheral Joints

Author: Gwendolen Jull,Ann Moore,Deborah Falla,Jeremy Lewis,Chris McCarthy,Michele Sterling

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780702051524

Category:

Page: 672

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Presents state-of-the-art manual therapy research from the last 10 years Multidisciplinary authorship presents the viewpoints of different professions crucial to the ongoing back pain management debate Highly illustrated and fully referenced

Myofascial Trigger Points: Pathophysiology and Evidence-Informed Diagnosis and Management

Author: Jan Dommerholt,Peter Huijbregts

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449658156

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Myofascial Trigger Points: Pathophysiology and Evidence-Informed Diagnosis and Management's emphasis is on the etiology of trigger points with a critical overview of current concepts. The contributing authors are the most respected myofascial pain research and practice experts. The authors address the etiology of trigger points, the epidemiology of myofascial pain, clinical management of patients, specific treatment issues, and the role of trigger points in various pain syndromes. This book is an accessible introduction to myofascial trigger points for physicians, therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, acupuncturists, and massage therapists.

Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders

Physical Therapy Principles and Methods

Author: Darlene Hertling,Randolph M. Kessler

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781736268

Category: Medical

Page: 1076

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The fundamental textbook of orthopedic physical therapy is now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition. This new edition presents a "how-to" approach focusing on the foundations of manual therapy. More than 1,200 illustrations and photographs demonstrate therapeutic techniques. Extensive references cite key articles, emphasizing the latest research. Reflecting current practice standards, this edition places greater emphasis on joint stabilization techniques and the role of exercise. Coverage includes new material on soft tissue manipulations and myofascial evaluation. This edition also features case studies covering real-life practice scenarios.

Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Author: James Wyss,Amrish Patel

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1936287404

Category: Medical

Page: 385

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Comprehensive Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Disorders is focused on the effective use of comprehensive therapeutic programs for the treatment of common musculoskeletal disorders encountered by physicians.

Atlas of Injection Therapy in Pain Management

Author: Juergen Fischer

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131644818

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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A highly effective, low-risk pain management therapy to include in your patient services,Injection Therapy in Pain Management provides a practical, step-by-step approach that will allow physicians, including those without extensive prior experience, to manage pain through the injection of local anesthetics. Its clear, symptom-oriented format and detailed directions show how to recognize clinically recurring pain patterns, administer the correct treatment, and manage pain syndromes successfully.Special Features: Precise instructions for implementing injection techniques safely and efficiently - even for more complex pain such as headache and in the shoulder Nearly 100 clear anatomic illustrations that use a simple color key to demonstrate injection points and areas of pain distribution - an ideal visual learning aid Concise descriptions of indications; differential diagnoses; materials and techniques; insertion points, direction and depth; possible risks and side effects; and concomitant therapies for pain treatment A straightforward double-page format with text on one side and anatomic drawings on the facing page for easy mastery of techniques For all busy clinicians whose aim is to relieve pain quickly and effectively, and add a valuable, cost-effective service to their practice, this atlas-style teaching reference is essential. Orthopedists, sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, and practitioners of manual medicine will find a wealth of information and a roadmap of techniques that can be seamlessly integrated into everyday practice.

Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia

Trigger Point Management

Author: Edward S. Rachlin,Isabel S. Rachlin

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 606

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This concise, but thorough text covers both the theory and current practice of fibromyalgia and myofascial pain management. It provides practical, step-by-step descriptions of both traditional and state-of-the-art approaches to trigger point injections and nerve blocks, accompanied by clear diagrams that illustrate pain patterns, muscle anatomy, patient positioning, and more. An interdisciplinary approach draws on the knowledge and expertise of authorities in the fields of rheumatology, physiatry, orthopedic surgery, psychology, endocrinology, physical therapy, dentistry, ergonomic engineering, and anesthesiology.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes- E-Book

Author: Shirley Sahrmann

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323266355

Category: Medical

Page: 380

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Authored by an acknowledged expert on muscle and movement imbalances, this well-illustrated book presents a classification system of mechanical pain syndrome that is designed to direct the exercise prescription and the correction of faulty movement patterns. The diagnostic categories, associated muscle and movement imbalances, recommendations for treatment, examination, exercise principles, specific corrective exercises, and modification of functional activities for case management are described in detail. This book is designed to give practitioners an organized and structured method of analyzing the mechanical cause of movement impairment syndrome, the contributing factors, and a strategy for management. * Provides the tools for the physical therapist to identify movement imbalances, establish the relevant diagnosis, develop the corrective exercise prescription and carefully instruct the patient about how to carry out the exercise program. * Authored by the acknowledged expert on movement system imbalances. * Covers both the evaluation process and therapeutic treatment. * Detailed descriptions of exercises for the student or practitioner. * Includes handouts to be photocopied and given to the patient for future reference.

Acupuncture, Trigger Points and Musculoskeletal Pain

A Scientific Approach to Acupuncture for Use by Doctors and Physiotherapists in the Diagnosis and Management of Myofascial Trigger Point Pain

Author: Peter Baldry

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 367

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This new edition of this highly successful book describes how musculoskeletal pain can be simply and effectively treated by acupuncture. Building on a thorough review of the scientific evidence available, the provides a detailed and practical account of the many different forms of musculoskeletal pain and the specific ways in which acupuncture can be applied effectively to trigger points to alleviate this pain. Case studies are included to aid diagnosis and choice of treatment. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and detailed information on trigger points, musculoskeletal pain, and the physiology of pain provide the most authoritative assessments available on this topic. Practical, step-by-step treatment guidelines help readers apply key concepts to actual practice. Clear illustrations demonstrate important techniques and areas of pain and needling. Expanded coverage of fibromyalgia and the neurophysiology of myofascial trigger points includes common symptoms and treatments. More information on new treatment options for the common problem of whiplash injuries. Expanded chapter on fibromyalgia Expanded chapter on the neurophysiology of myofascial trigger points Revised and updated throughout to include all relevant clinical trial information More information on whiplash injuries New chapter on complex regional pain syndromes

The Science and Clinical Application of Manual Therapy E-Book

Author: Hollis H. King,Wilfrid Jänig,Michael M. Patterson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049956

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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The Science and Clinical Application of Manual Therapy is a multi-disciplinary, international reference book based on work by the top basic science researchers and clinical researchers in the area of Manual Therapy and Manual Medicine (MT/MM). The first book to bring together research on the benefits of MT/MM beyond the known effects on musculoskeletal disorders, it presents evidence of the benefit of MT/MM in treating systemic disorders such as asthma, heart rate dysfunction and GI disturbance. Authored by the leading multidisciplinary basic science and clinical researchers from throughout the world Describes research confirming benefit of MT for musculoskeletal disorders (which helps provide a rational for greater utilization of manual therapy and reimbursement for this healthcare service) Presents the latest findings on the beneficial effect of MT on systemic disorders including asthma, pneumonia, otitis media, heart rate dysfunction and GI disturbance Critically assesses longstanding theoretical models of MT/MM mechanisms with respect to the current understanding of physiological and neurophysiological function Explores the influences of psychological and cortical processes on the effects of MT/MM, including the effect of placebo Uniquely presents research findings from all the manual therapy professions and scientists making the case for the benefits of MT The symposium from which the book was derived was supported by the NIH National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine

Clinical Reasoning for Manual Therapists E-Book

Author: Mark A Jones,Darren A Rivett

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702038121

Category: Medical

Page: 460

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A practical text covering the theory and the practice of clinical reasoning skills for all physical therapists. Provides readers with activities to improve their own clinical reasoning within their own clinical setting. With a range of very high-caliber international contributors in the field of physiotherapy practice, this book gives the answers to the practitioner's question of how does one apply the theoretical knowledge involved in clinical reasoning to practice and how can one become a better practitioner as a result. * This book will provide readers with activities to improve their own clinical reasoning within their own clinical setting * Increase clinicians' awareness of the clinical reasoning process * Encourage clinicians' reflection of their own reasoning including factors that influence their reasoning, typical errors they may be making and how to promote skilled reasoning

Trigger Point Dry Needling,An Evidence and Clinical-Based Approach,1

Trigger Point Dry Needling

Author: Jan Dommerholt,C?sar Fern?ndez-De-Las-Pe?as

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046019

Category: Medical

Page: 258

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This exciting new publication is the first authoritative resource on the market with an exclusive focus on Trigger Point ((TrP) dry needling. It provides a detailed and up-to-date scientific perspective against which TrP dry needling can be best understood. The first section of the book covers important topics such as the current understanding and neurophysiology of the TrP phenomena, safety and hygiene, the effect of needling on fascia and connective tissue, and an account on professional issues surrounding TrP dry needling. The second section includes a detailed and well-illustrated review of deep dry needling techniques of the most common muscles throughout the body. The third section of the book describes several other needling approaches, such as superficial dry needling, dry needling from a Western Acupuncture perspective, intramuscular stimulation, and Fu's subcutaneous needling. Trigger Point Dry Needling brings together authors who are internationally recognized specialists in the field of myofascial pain and dry needling. First book of its kind to include different needling approaches (in the context of evidence) for the management of neuromuscular pain conditions Highlights both current scientific evidence and clinicians' expertise and experience Multi-contributed by a team of top international experts Over 200 illustrations supporting the detailed description of needling techniques

Integrative Manual Therapy for the Upper and Lower Extremities

Author: Sharon Weiselfish-Giammatteo

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1556432607

Category: Medical

Page: 153

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This book includes a description of treatment for the peripheral joints to improve joint mobility, articular balance and vertical dimensions of the intra-articular space. Newly developed Muscle Energy and 'Beyond' Technique is outlined with illustrations and photographs. Treatment of protective muscle spasm and spasticity with Strain and Counterstrain Technique is covered with explanations for application and integration. Soft Tissue and Articular Myofascial Release are presented. Tendon Release Therapy and Ligament Fiber Therapy are new and exciting approaches for physical medicine and rehabilitation. Pressure Sensor Therapy to normalize foot/ground forces transcribed up the leg during standing and ambulation is presented. This book provides a comprehensive rehabilitation program for upper and lower extremity pain and disability.

Mechanisms and Management of Pain for the Physical Therapist

Author: Kathleen A. Sluka

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496343247

Category: Medical

Page: 460

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Comprehensive in scope and invaluable for both practitioners and students, Mechanisms and Management of Pain for the Physical Therapist, 2nd Edition, thoroughly covers the wide range of issues requiring the interdisciplinary management of pain. Joined by more than 20 international contributors, Dr. Kathleen Sluka provides a practical, evidence-based framework for understanding the basics of pain mechanisms and management. This highly regarded, updated text covers the basics of pain neurobiology and reviews evidence on the mechanisms of action of physical therapy treatments, as well as their clinical effectiveness in specific pain syndromes.

Musculoskeletal Manual Medicine

Diagnosis and Treatment

Author: Jiri Dvorak,Wolfgang G. Gilliar

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131493119

Category: Medical

Page: 808

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Written by the authors of the popular Manual Medicine: Diagnostics and Manual Medicine: Therapy, this book is a comprehensive guide to integrating manual medicine into the diagnosis and clinical management of musculoskeletal disorders and pain syndromes. Brimming with instructive images and illustrations, the book provides a solid foundation in general principles of manual medicine, spinal biomechanics, neurophysiology, as well as treatments for each disorder and condition. Separate sections on the spine, limbs, and muscles present clinical applications for structural diagnosis and functional treatment. Highlights Practical examples of evidence-based approaches to manual medicine 1,313 illustrations and photographs of superb quality that rapidly demonstrate key concepts Coverage of the essentials of the neuro-musculoskeletal examination with step-by-step descriptions of the techniques for observation, palpation, motion tests, functional examination, and provocative tests, including quick screening tests Chapter on the various components of nonradicular pain syndromes, including muscle pain syndromes, with clear diagnostic criteria for distinguishing the non-radicular and soft-tissue pain syndromes from other pain syndromes Succinct descriptions of common clinical neuro-orthopedic disorders and syndromes of the spine, upper limb, and lower limb in tabular format--ideal for rapid reference and review Discussion of the rationale for selecting particular low-risk treatment interventions, as well as a thorough discussion of indications and contraindications for patients with potentially increased risk Discussion of important considerations for documentation, informed consent, patient monitoring, and follow-up measures Practical section with descriptions of exercises for patients to do on their own Potential considerations for future research This book will serve as the definitive reference for all practitioners involved in the diagnosis and medical management of locomotor disorders and painful conditions. It will enable clinicians to enhance their diagnostic and treatment armamentarium by incorporating manual medicine techniques based on the current, evidence-based knowledge of the interrelationships between structure and function.

Heal Pelvic Pain: The Proven Stretching, Strengthening, and Nutrition Program for Relieving Pain, Incontinence,& I.B.S, and Other Symptoms Without

Author: Amy Stein

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071546577

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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Bronze Medal Winner of a 2009 National Health Information Award Stop your pelvic pain . . . naturally! If you suffer from an agonizing and emotionally stressful pelvic floor disorder, including pelvic pain, irritable bowel syndrome, endometriosis, prostatitis, incontinence, or discomfort during sex, urination, or bowel movements, it's time to alleviate your symptoms and start healing--without drugs or surgery. Natural cures, in the form of exercise, nutrition, massage, and self-care therapy, focus on the underlying cause of your pain, heal your condition, and stop your pain forever. The life-changing plan in this book gets to the root of your disorder with: A stretching, muscle-strengthening, and massage program you can do at home Guidelines on foods that will ease your discomfort Suggestions for stress- and pain-reducing home spa treatments Exercises for building core strength and enhancing sexual pleasure