Get step-by-step, full-color guidance on manipulative methods commonly taught
and used in osteopathic medical education and practice. More than 1,000 vibrant
photos and illustrations highlight concise, readable text—all on the same
or adjacent page for quick and easy reference. The third edition includes extensive
additions to the chapter on cranial techniques, as well as significantly revised
overviews of high-velocity, low-amplitude techniques, muscle energy techniques,
and counterstrain techniques.
Throughout the text, new icons clearly direct you to more than 250 accompanying videos that depict specific manipulations, examination techniques, and anatomical demonstrations.
This one-of-a-kind reference is ideal for exam preparation and clinical rotations, as well as an excellent refresher for day-to-day clinical practice. Concise, highly organized, and easy to navigate, Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques helps you confidently master common manipulative techniques and understand the reasoning behind them.
- Step by step, full-color coverage of more than 450 of the most commonly taught and used manipulative methods.
- Concise text highlighted by more than 1,000 superb photos and illustrations.
- New callouts in the text direct you to videos that offer more than 13 hours of dynamic visual guidance!
- Newly revised cranial techniques based on current Education Council on Osteopathic Principles (ECOP) and American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) guidelines.
- New information on high-velocity, low-amplitude techniques, muscle energy techniques, and counterstrain techniques.
- Technique names have been standardized throughout to make reference quick and easy.
- Practical discussions of the principles behind each manipulation, as well as indications and contraindications for each class of manipulation.
Alexander S. Nicholas DO, FAAO
Professor and Chairman, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Evan A. Nicholas DO
Associate Professor, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA