Mechanics of the Spine

Mechanics of the Spine : Measurement and Diagnosis in Clinical Practice

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The book looks at the methods used as an aid to the diagnosis of mechanical spinal problems. Measurement techniques from simple surface methods to MRI imaging are described for the clinical diagnosis of spinal problems and their role in assisting the selection of appropriate treatment techniques are also covered. Having described the techniques their application to the clinical situation is also explained in this book.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 264 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 100 illus
  • 0443100977
  • 9780443100970

Table of contents

The problem of spinal injuries and back pain; The spinal column; The range of spinal disorders; The range of measurement methods and devices; Choosing techniques to match the problem; Expansion of case study material; The future.
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