This second edition of the Cervical & Thoracic Spine; Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy is thoroughly updated and considerably expanded.
It is another evidence-based and clinically relevant text which explores, in-depth, the literature relating to mechanical syndromes and neck and trunk pain in general.
Operational definitions and numerous tables provide clinical signs and symptoms to recognise or suspect mechanical syndromes or other diagnoses relating to the epidemiology of neck pain, headaches, serious spinal pathology, whiplash and more, as well as the detail of how to evaluate and prescribe appropriate specific exercises and manual techniques.
If you treat patients with neck or thoracic problems this book is essential reading.
Founder Robin McKenzie has published and contributed to many journals and publications. He is the author of five books, two of which have been published in 17 languages. Robin McKenzie has received numerous awards in the medical community in New Zealand and in the U.S. In particular, Robin McKenzie was made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 1990 and appointed by Her Majesty the Queen in 1999 as a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, both honours in recognition for his services to physiotherapy.