Manual Mobilization of the Joints, Volume II: The Spine
This classic Kaltenborn text focuses on basic evaluation and mobilization of the spine with an emphasis on biomechanical principles.
In this volume, each assessment and treatment technique is 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.
The 6th edition features updated color photographs and a new companion DVD with over 165 short video clips (no audio).
Written by Freddy Kaltenborn. Illustrated. Softcover, 336 pages.
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1. Spinal movement
2. Translatoric joint play
3. Tests of function
4. OMT evaluation
5. Spinal joint mobilization
6. OMT treatment
7. Spinal syndromes
8. Technique principles
10. Lumbar spine
11. Thoracic spine and ribs
12. Cervical spine
13. Upper cervical spine
History of OMT Nordic System
Entry-level manual therapy instruction
Reliability of segmental mobility testing