First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.
As we stated in our message in the book of abstracts for this congress, we have planned the programme over a long period with one clear objective: to present musculoskeletal medicine as an integral part of orthodox medical practice, rather than as something alternative or complementary. To this end we have based the plenary programme as far as possible on accepted epidemiological, anatomical, physiological and pathological phenomena. Scientifically well-validated material must surely be the base upon which any viable musculoskeletal medicine practice may be built. While we have chosen the plenary programme to reflect musculoskeletal medicine as a part of orthodoxy, we realize and wish to emphasize that there is a wealth of original work that has been carried out within FIMM. For this reason our first innovation for the congress was to invite members of the scientific advisory committee to select for a 'directed' programme the three topics they felt were of greatest current importance. The results of this democratic procedure was the choice of the sacroiliac joint, a comparison of manual therapies and biomechanics. This illustrates the broad direction of present thinking within FIMM.
|Author||: Robert Maigne,Walter L. Nieves|
|Publisher||: CRC Press|
|Release Date||: 2005-09-01|
|ISBN 10||: 9780849331213|
|Pages||: 568 pages|
"[Dr. Maigne's] neuoranatomical explanations are brilliantly illustrated and documented with a profound review of the literature. ...The benefit he has given patients who have come from all over the world for his services affirms the benefit of his method." From the First Edition foreword by, -René Cailliet, M.D. Professor Emeritus, School of Medicine of the University of Southern California Over the course of fifty years, Dr. Robert Maigne has built up an international reputation for his pioneering work with spinal-related pain. His assessment and therapeutic techniques, once considered revolutionary, are now widely accepted as standard approaches. In Diagnosis and Treatment of Pain of Vertebral Origin, Second Edition, Dr. Maigne presents a comprehensive and highly insightful review of both fundamental and advanced research literature, exploring the anatomic, developmental, and pathological conditions known to produce pain. Including extensive sections on assessment and therapy, he offers a complete training in the principles and techniques of manipulation for which he is known. He also offers fresh approaches to the problem of manual medicine in the fragile areas of the spine, as well as commentary on several other issues including failed back syndrome. Dr. Maigne's devotion to inquiry and resistance to assumption, makes this text a valuable reading for every clinician. The knowledge he imparts with regard to the mechanics and treatment of pain will benefit any practice.
|Author||: Scott Haldeman|
|Publisher||: McGraw Hill Professional|
|Release Date||: 2012-09-01|
|ISBN 10||: 0071811567|
|Pages||: 1200 pages|
The most comprehensive, extensively illustrated book focusing on chiropractic principles, diagnosis, and treatment. A Doody’s Core Title for 2019! 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is the third edition of one of the chiropractic profession's most important and influential books. It is a compendium of hard scientific knowledge about all aspects of chiropractic, from the social and historical to the clinical and research oriented. It is a significant expansion from the second edition, which was published in 1992, quite some time ago. It contains five major sections: Introduction to Principles of Chiropractic, Introduction to Chiropractic Theory, Introduction to the Clinical Examination, Introduction to Specific Treatment Methods, and Introduction to Management of Specific Disorders....The book exceeds all expectations the author had for it....I consider this the most essential of all chiropractic texts, one that all chiropractors should obtain."--Doody's Review Service Developed as the core textbook for the chiropractic student and as a professional reference, this text presents theory, philosophy, and practice principles of chiropractic. Covers both traditional and newer chiropractic techniques as well as the clinical exam and management of specific disorders.
From basic scan protocols to advanced assessment procedures, THE ACTIVATOR METHOD, 2nd Edition discusses the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique (AMCT) in an easy-to-understand, how-to approach. This updated 2nd edition covers all aspects of the controlled low-force analytical and adjusting system, from the history of the technique to in-depth examinations of body structures. It also features expanded content on supportive subjects from seven new contributors, discussing topics such as activator and instrument adjusting history, instrument reliability in the literature, the neurology of pain and inflammation, temporal mandibular disorders, and leg length reactivity. UNIQUE! As the only Activator Method textbook in the field, it is known as the standard reference in Activator. Expert author, Dr. Arlan Fuhr, is a co-founder of the AMCT, bringing his unparalleled expertise to the subject. Brand new full-color photos detail assessment procedures, specific anatomical contact points, and lines of drive to clearly show procedures for easier learning. Clinical Observations boxes share the author’s knowledge from years of experience and provide tips on analysis of certain conditions and suggestions for atypical cases. Summary tables in each clinical chapter allow you to quickly access pertinent information. Step-by-step instruction throughout the Instrumentation section helps you understand the principles of the technique. Appendix: Activator Quick Notes for Basic and Advanced Protocol provides at-a-glance reviews of important points and things to remember when performing basic and advanced protocols. A new chapter on leg length analysis procedures offers comprehensive coverage of this critical step in using the Activator Method. Seven new contributors bring fresh insight to AMCT.
For some time now, the professional and general public in the Czech Republic have been receiving incomplete and often biased information on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Leading European and world authorities – the World Health Organization (WHO), the Council of Europe, European research CAMbrella funded by the European Commission, European network EUROCAM, are all entirely in favour of CAM, and without exception recommend CAM research and integration into the routine care. The contradiction between 'here and there' is literally explosive. The 'world' is entirely elsewhere. Respective details are given in the information publication 'Alternative Medicine (CAM) in the World', published by the Professional Chamber Sanator – the Union of Biotronicists of Josef Zezulka. Our Professional Chamber has recently become a member of ANME – Association for Natural Medicine in Europe, EUAA – European Ayurveda Association and joined the European Commission’s EU Health Policy Platform. We hope that our activities will contribute to the education of the professional public in the realm of CAM. Tomáš Pfeiffer Director of the Professional Chamber Sanator – the Union of Biotronicists of Josef Zezulka www.sanator.cz/en
This book primarily aims to render quick revision of Anatomy, Histology, and Embryology for the rapid-fire round of viva voce examination. It will assist students to learn numerous concepts and practical aspects of the subject in short period of time, before they appear for university examination. This edition like its redecessor is a selective collection of the most frequently asked questions. The text has been extensively updated and new illustrations have been added. A new chapter on Living Anatomy has been included. About the Author : - S. D. Gangane, Professor, Department of Anatomy, Grant Medical College & Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, India
Manual Therapy in Children presents a comprehensive conceptual approach to the subject of manual therapy for children of different ages. This approach considers the relationship between the neuromusculoskeletal structure and function at different stages of development and places strong emphasis on the prevention of problems as the child develops as well as on their safe and effective treatment and management. Presents a fresh, evidence-based approach to the management of a wide range of pediatric problems Features approximately 250 high quality illustrations that clarify key points The Basics summarizes essential theoretical information such as anatomy and physiology, neuromotor development of the first 5 years - crawling to walking, and surface anatomy Clinical Insights looks at issues which may affect the neuromotor development of the child and offers management approaches including birthing interventions, birth trauma, differential diagnosis of central and peripheral neurological disorders, and asymmetry Practical Aspects of Manual Therapy in Children includes advice on communicating with parents and children; guidance for examination and treatment; and considerations for treating different joints and spinal regions Radiology in Manual Therapy describes the functional radiology of the spine in the young child and how to take, interpret, and document radiographs in infants and young children. Making Sense of It All outlines the clinical picture including functional disorders (such as KiSS syndrome), neurological and biomechanical disorders, and the long-term consequences of untreated functional disorders in the first year Other topics include therapy for children with CP, hydrocephalus, radiological monuments of cervical stress, ADD (attention deficit disorder), POS (psycho-organic syndrome), MCD (minimal cerebral damage), and hereditary predisposition
|Author||: Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,Committee on the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine by the American Public|
|Publisher||: National Academies Press|
|Release Date||: 2005-04-13|
|ISBN 10||: 9780309133425|
|Pages||: 360 pages|
Integration of complementary and alternative medicine therapies (CAM) with conventional medicine is occurring in hospitals and physicians offices, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) are covering CAM therapies, insurance coverage for CAM is increasing, and integrative medicine centers and clinics are being established, many with close ties to medical schools and teaching hospitals. In determining what care to provide, the goal should be comprehensive care that uses the best scientific evidence available regarding benefits and harm, encourages a focus on healing, recognizes the importance of compassion and caring, emphasizes the centrality of relationship-based care, encourages patients to share in decision making about therapeutic options, and promotes choices in care that can include complementary therapies where appropriate. Numerous approaches to delivering integrative medicine have evolved. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States identifies an urgent need for health systems research that focuses on identifying the elements of these models, the outcomes of care delivered in these models, and whether these models are cost-effective when compared to conventional practice settings. It outlines areas of research in convention and CAM therapies, ways of integrating these therapies, development of curriculum that provides further education to health professionals, and an amendment of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act to improve quality, accurate labeling, research into use of supplements, incentives for privately funded research into their efficacy, and consumer protection against all potential hazards.