This volume provides all aspects essential to understand the clinical complexity of the cervical spine. Scans have procedures in place for a proper clinical assessment of the patient and discusses current issues regarding the patterns of cervical spine pain, clinical reasoning, the pathomechanics joint dysfunction and the use of tests. It describes in detail the various concepts and therapeutic approaches currently used in the diagnosis and treatment of the cervical spine, omo myofascial pain syndrome, neuromuscular control deficits, neuro techniques and the various techniques of mobilization and joint manipulation. Emphasizes the international collaboration of important experts in the field of research and an extensive clinical practice and literature review make it a must-read book for anyone concerned with the prevention and treatment of neck pain.
Indispensable book for the practitioner, the physician and the health professional to develop their skills in the field of manual therapy.
- a comprehensive guide to assessing, understanding and treating disorders and syndromes of the cervical spine which will give the clinician confidence to treat and improve their patient care
By Rafael Torres Cueco, President of the Spanish Society of Physiotherapy and Pain (Sociedad Española de Fisioterapia y Dolor SEFID); Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Valencia, Spain; Director of Masters program on Manual Therapy at the University of Valencia