The thoroughly revised edition of this classic text describes the art of manipulative physiotherapy as delineated by G.D. Maitland - a unique approach based on procedures for thorough assessment and reassessment of patients. The 6th edition has been extensively revised, presenting an integrated contemporary and evidence-based model of manipulative physiotherapy. Updated and expanded coverage throughout reflects advances in knowledge and the role of manipulative physiotherapy within contemporary clinical practice. New highlights include an improved layout, new photographs, and an accompanying CD-ROM that includes video clips of all relevant examination and treatment techniques.
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First published in 1964, this best-selling book is one of the foundation texts for all modern manual therapists, the previous edition alone having sold over 30,000 copies. Maitland's Concept of Manipulative Therapy is established as one of the standard approaches to spinal manipulative techniques. Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation is an indispensible and authoritative guide to this approach. For the sixth edition, Geoff Maitland is joined by three co-authors who have worked closely with him, and add invaluable input to the updating and revision of this classic text. Redesigned in a new colour format, the book also includes expanded text with a new chapter on prognosis and new material to further explain the Maitland concept and method. This long awaited text is sure to continue as the essential cornerstone for all physiotherapy students and practitioners.About the Author:
Geoff D. Maitland, MBE, AUA, FCSP, FACP, SASP, MapplSc, Consultative Manipulative Therapist, South Australia, Australia; Elly Hengeveld, MSc, BPT, OMT, SVOMP, Senior Teacher, International Maitland Teachers' Association, Oberentfelden, Switzerland; Kevin Banks, BA, MCSP, SRP, IMTA Member, Chartered Physiotherapist, Rotherham Primary Care NHS Trust, UK; and Kay English, Dip Tech (Physiotherapy), Grad Dip Adv Manip Ther MMPAA, MAPA, Private Practitioner, South Australia, Australia
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