Manual Therapy: NAGS, SNAGS, MWMS etc.
This revised 7th edition is an essential resource for physical therapists, detailing the manual therapy techniques used in the Mulligan Concept, developed by world renowned manual therapist Brian Mulligan.
The Mulligan Concept has become one of the most popular manual therapy techniques for musculoskeletal disorders. It utilizes NAGS (Natural Apophyseal Glides), SNAGS (Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glides) and MWMS (Mobilisations with Movement), for the spine and extremities used to treat a myriad of musculoskeletal conditions.
The revised 7th edition includes all elements of the Mulligan Concept, along with information about upper cervical traction, C1/2 rotation SNAGS for headaches, AP tibial MWM for knee flexion, comments on rescue maneuvers for headaches, SCJ MWM, CMC taping, first toe taping, upper rib mobilization into extension, and more.
Written by one of the world’s foremost experts on manual therapy, Brian Mulligan. Photo-illustrated. Softcover. Seventh edition (revised).
- Spinal mobilisations
- The cervical and upper thoracic spines
- “REVERSE NAGS”
- “SELF SNAGS”
- Spinal mobilisations with arm movements
- “TRANSVERSE SNAGS”
- The upper cervical spine – special therapies
- Dizziness and nausea not due to the vertebral artery
- The lumbar spine
- “SELF SNAGS”
- The sacro iliac (S/I) joints
- The thoracic spine “SNAGS”
- The rib cage
- Other spinal therapies
The extremities. Mobilisations with movement (“MWMS”)
The extremities – A pot pourri
- Pain release phenomenon techniques “PRPS”
- Other extremity therapies