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Technique Systems in Chiropractic

by Robert Cooperstein MA DC

Technique Systems in Chiropractic describes and analyzes the most commonly used techniques in today's chiropractic. These techniques, sometimes called brand-name or proprietary techniques, each provide a step-by-step protocol for proceeding from examination findings to adjustive and other treatment procedures. This book describes over two dozen technique systems in a nonjudgemental but critical manner, summarizing the available research and drawing conclusions as to what is actually known about them, compared with what the technique innovators themselves say.

404 pages

Chiropractic Technique:
Principles and Procedures
3rd Edition


by Thomas F. Bergmann DC

No other book offers a complete guide to chiropractic adjustive techniques! Chiropractic Technique, 3rd Edition makes it easy to understand essential procedures and provides a rationale for their use. Written by Thomas F. Bergmann, DC, FICC, and David H. Peterson, DC, and backed by the latest research studies, this bestseller describes the basic principles needed to evaluate, select, and apply specific adjustive procedures. With a review of chiropractic history, detailed descriptions of joint examination and adjustive techniques for the spine, pelvis, and extremities, and a companion Evolve website with how-to videos, this book is a must-have reference for students and clinicians.

Pediatric Chiropractic
2nd Edition


by Claudia A. Anrig DC

Illustrated with many photos and illustrations demonstrating proper technique, the chapters address such issues as: non- accidental injury and child maltreatment, vaccination issues, children in motor vehicle collisions, the prenatal and perinatal period, exercise during pregnancy, physical assessment, diagnostic imaging, the spinal examination and specific spinal and pelvic adjustments, craniosacral therapy, pediatric nutrition, spinal subluxation, clinical neurology, orthopedics, scoliosis, the febrile child, the challenged child, adolescent care, and adolescents with acute spinal injuries.

Textbook on Chiropractic & Pregnancy

by Joan Fallon DC

This comprehensive manual, authored by Joan Fallon, DC is an asset to the student as well as the practitioner. Includes chapters on: Reproductive Neuroanatomy, Hormones, Prenatal Care, The Birth, Orthopedic and Neurological Conditions of Pregnancy, Subluxation Complex, Birth Injuries, and Adjusting the Pregnant Woman. Extremely well-illustrated. Also includes case reports, index and glossary. Casebound (224 pages).

Chiropractic Care Of Special Populations
(Topics in Clinical Chiropractic)


by Robert D. Mootz DC

Explores specific chiropractic treatment needs of infants and children, women, the elderly, and special needs children, offering chiropractic clinical strategies that fall outside the accepted standards. Some topics include assessment of pediatric conditions, otitis media, osteoporosis, partner abuse, and trauma in the geriatric patient. Adjustment techniques are described in detail and illustrated with b&w photos. Chapters are reprinted articles from five years of the journal . Mootz is associate medical director for chiropractic for the State of Washington Department of Labor and Industries in Olympia, Washington.

The Activator Method
2nd Edition


by Arlan W. Fuhr DC

Text on the applications and theories behind Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique (AMCT), for chiropractic practitioners and students. Information on diagnosis, treatment contraindications, and treatment suggestions for atypical cases.

Manual Mobilization of the Joints
Vol 2: (Book & DVD)


by Freddy M Kaltenborn

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 two new companion DVDs with over 165 short video clips (no audio).

Functional Soft Tissue Examination
2nd Edition


by Warren I. Hammer DC

This Second Edition has chapters written by experts in the methods of manual treatment and provides step-by-step instructions on how to examine patients using a logical sequence of passive, contractile, and special tests, and how to relate the findings to biomechanical problems and lesions. It includes diagrams, photographs, illustrations, and summary charts. Chapters from the first edition have been revised and updated and material has been added on myofascial release, somatics, post-facilitation stretch, hypo and hyperpronation of the food, strain and counter strain, gait.

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