Functional Neurology for Practitioners of Manual Therapy

Functional Neurology for Practitioners of Manual Therapy

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This clinical textbook explores the neurological impact of manual therapies. It explores and explains concepts, relationships and scientific mechanisms of nervous system function that will aid the clinician in understanding a wide variety of common patient presentations. The text serves to demystify the clinical results seen by practitioners of manual therapy and scientifically validates the clinical success, as well as the limitations, of these approaches. This textbook is an ideal reference for health care professionals including neurologists, orthopaedists, chiropractors, osteopaths and physical and occupational therapists.These receptors are slowly adapting and utilize large, myelinated (AIp) afferent fibres for transmission (Chambers et al 1972) (Fig. 5.9). ... in the perception of joint pain (Wyke 1966; Newton 1982; Fitz-Ritzon 1988; McLain aamp; Picker 1998; Eriksen 2004). This diverse ... Intrafusal as well as extrafusal fibres contract; spindles activated, reinforcing contraction stimulus via Ia in accord with resistance. Tendonanbsp;...

Title:Functional Neurology for Practitioners of Manual Therapy
Author:Randy W. Beck
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2007-11-30


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