Manual Mobilization of the Joints, Volume II: The Spine
The 7th edition of this classic Kaltenborn text focuses on basic evaluation and mobilization of the spine with an emphasis on biomechanical principles.
Freddy Kaltenborn’s Manual Mobilization of the Joints, Vol. II: The Spine is a valuable resource for therapists and students of manual mobilization, and it is designed to be safe in the hands of entry-level manual therapy learners.
The updated 7th edition presents many further clarifications for ease of learning, and also includes a video download of the techniques with more than 165 video clips. The videos allow the therapist to observe subtleties in movement, timing, and positioning performed by a skilled master clinician.
The textbook provides assessment and treatment techniques that are clearly illustrated, showing patient positioning, stabilization of the patient, and therapist hand placement.
It also contains an expanded description of objectives, advanced techniques, and grades of translatoric movement. Progression from a test maneuver to a mobilization technique is clearly demonstrated.
Written by Freddy Kaltenborn.
Illustrated. Softcover; 360 pages.