Principles of Manual Sports Medicine

Principles of Manual Sports Medicine

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This thoroughly illustrated handbook is the first complete how-to guide to the use of manual medicine techniques for sports injuries. For each region of the body, the book describes anatomy, physiology, physical examination, and common sports injuries, and details the various manual medicine techniques, with step-by-step instructions for treating specific injuries. More than 400 illustrations demonstrate how to apply these techniques. Separate chapters focus on injuries in fourteen specific sports and in specific athletic populationsa€”the differently abled, children, women, the elderly, and pregnant athletes.The physical examination is a crucial tool used by the sports medicine clinician to diagnose musculoskeletal injury. In skilled hands, the examination can confirm a diagnosis without standard imaging studies like magnetic resonance imaging, anbsp;...

Title:Principles of Manual Sports Medicine
Author:Steven J. Karageanes
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005


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