Manipulative Therapy in Rehabilitation of the Locomotor by Karel Lewit

By Karel Lewit

Whilst first released in 1985, this booklet was once effortlessly welcomed by way of either scholars and practitioners of actual drugs. It was once the 1st complete English-language advent to the paintings of a global authority within the box; it continues to be specific, yet its luck has brought on a few revision. thoroughly revised for the 3rd variation, this ebook keeps to supply a thought-provoking account of musculoskeletal issues for you to deepen the knowledge of all therapists.

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T h e l u m b o s a c ro i l i a c j u n c t i o n for m s t h e b a s e o f t h e s p i n a l col u m n a n d t h e refore d e te r m i n es b o d y s t a t i c s . A t t h e s a me t i m e i t t r a n s m its mov e m e n t from t h e l e g s t o t h e s p i n a l c o l u m n a n d a c t s a s a shock absorbe r. 3. The c e r v i c o th o r a c i c j u n c t i o n is the regi o n u n l ess a l l i t s r e a c t i o n s w e re coord i n a ted b y m us c l e s a n d t h e i r d i s t u r b a nce h a s al r e a d y b e e n st ressed .

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