Manual Theraoy, Assessment and Management
Edited by: Harry von Piekartz, Lynn Bryden
2001, Butterworth-Heinemann, 246 pages,
Language English, 25x19x2 cm, Softcover,
ISBN 0-7506-2963-0, weight 500 gram
This book presents the current knowledge and recent developments in neuro-orthopaedics fort he management of patients with craniocervical and craniofacial pain and dysfunction. Many oft he latest developments in growth, functional anatomy and pain mechanisms related to structures in the cranial region are explained, along with assessment and management strategies. Manual techniques oft he cranial bones and nervous tissues are thoroughly explored together with other approaches, ans current literature is reviewed.
Further management strategies including clinimetry, cranio-cervical posture and ‚psychological’ management of chronic facial pain are described and dircussed in relation to their integration in daily practice. Difficult clinical problems such as cervical headache, chronic ear pain in children, KISS syndrome, facial paralysis, tinnitus, craniomandibular dysfunction amongst others are described and discussed. A clinical reasoning approach to problem solving is emphasixed throughout.
This book is recommanded for those interested in manual assessment and management oft he craniofacial region including clinicians, physiotherapists, dentists, orthodontists, ENT-specialists, neurologists, maxillofacial surgeons, chiropractors and psteopaths.