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Orthopedic Joint Mobilization and Manipulation Enhanced epub With Web Study Guide

Orthopedic Joint Mobilization and Manipulation Enhanced epub With Web Study Guide

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    Orthopedic Joint Mobilization and Manipulation: An Evidence-Based Approach With Web Study Guide is a guide to clinical applications that can provide relief for a wide range of musculoskeletal ailments related to pain, dysfunction, and limited joint mobility. Ideal for physical therapy and athletic training students and professionals, this comprehensive resource provides a clear understanding of how thrust and nonthrust techniques work to eliminate pain and re-establish normal joint motion and function.

    The text presents a thorough overview of the literature supporting the use of joint mobilization, joint manipulation, and manual therapy, and it incorporates the concepts and theories with easy-to-apply clinical methods for treating common musculoskeletal conditions. To bridge the gap between research and practice, readers will find an array of exceptional learning aids:

    • Videos demonstrating proper procedures for 60 techniques

    • A web study guide featuring 11 interactive case studies with questions regarding the proper treatment protocols

    • Anatomical artwork overlaid on technique photos to show underlying bones, and directional arrows on the photos to guide hand placement and indicate thrust direction

    • Technique guidelines, organized by body region, that address client and clinician positioning, stabilization, mobilization, and objectives

    • Tables for each body region that use research evidence to compare outcomes of various interventions

    • Clinical Tips sidebars offering insight and understanding into the why and how of techniques

    Orthopedic Joint Mobilization and Manipulation is organized in four parts. Part I introduces the science behind joint mobilization and manipulation, including general joint kinesiology, evidence for joint mobilization, and general application guidelines. Parts II through IV then present mobilization and manipulation techniques for specific body regions of the craniomandibular complex and spine, the upper extremity, and the lower extremity.

    A treatment finder at the front of the text allows readers to easily find techniques by body region. Each technique is presented in a consistent approach that addresses client and clinician positioning, stabilization, mobilization, and objective. Extensive medical illustrations provide strong visual cues. Tables containing evidence for manual therapy as well as charts on joint arthrology are included. At the end of the text is an appendix housing 26 self-mobilization techniques, along with photos, that clients can do on their own.

    In addition to the learning aids, instructors will find helpful tools for teaching a course. The instructor guide features a sample syllabus, suggested laboratory activities, and class projects. A set of chapter quizzes offers 10 questions per chapter that can be used to track student progress and comprehension.

    Orthopedic Joint Mobilization and Manipulation is an indispensable resource offering a variety of thrust and nonthrust techniques to relieve pain and restore normal joint function. Supported with research, this versatile text is ideal for use in classrooms, labs, clinics, and professional settings.


    Graduate-level text for physical therapy and athletic training curriculums with courses in manual therapy, joint mobilization, therapeutic intervention, therapeutic modalities, or therapeutic exercise. Reference for researchers and libraries.

    About the Author

    Robert C. Manske PT, DPT, MPT, MEd, SCS, ATC, CSCS, is a professor in the doctoral physical therapy program at Wichita State University (WSU) in Wichita, Kansas. He graduated from WSU with a bachelor of arts degree in physical education in 1991, received a master of physical therapy degree in 1994, and earned a master of education degree in physical education in 2000. He received his DPT from Massachusetts General Institute of Health Professions in 2006.

    Manske has been an APTA Board Certified Sports Physical Therapist since 2002, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and is a certified athletic trainer (ATC) through the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer. He was a two-term vice president of the APTA Sports Physical Therapy Section. He has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching at the local, state, and national levels, including the APTA Sports Physical Therapy Section’s Excellence in Education Award in 2007 and the Ron Peyton Award in 2018.

    Manske has published multiple books, chapters, articles, and home study courses related to orthopedic and sports rehabilitation, and he has been editor of nine books on various topics related to orthopedics and sports. He is an associate editor for International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy and is currently a manuscript reviewer for Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Sports Health, Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, Physical Therapy in Sports, and American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM). From 2005 through 2007 and 2011 through 2017, he was a principle reviewer for AJSM.

    Manske has lectured at the state and national levels during meetings for APTA, NATA, and NSCA. In addition to his full-time faculty appointment, he is a physical therapist and athletic trainer at Via Christi Health and also serves as a teaching associate for the University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and for the Via Christi Family Practice Sports Medicine Residency Program.

    B.J. Lehecka, DPT, is an assistant professor in the department of physical therapy in the College of Health Professions at Wichita State University (WSU) in Wichita, Kansas. At WSU, Lehecka teaches course work concerning the hip and spine regions, posture, gait, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, musculoskeletal evaluation, and the treatment of musculoskeletal pathology. In 2016, he was awarded WSU’s Rodenberg Award for Excellence in Teaching due to his outstanding work in the classroom.

    Lehecka has published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, authored and edited numerous book chapters, and presented at state, national, and international conferences. He earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Kansas State University in 2006 and a doctorate in physical therapy from Wichita State University in 2009. Lehecka serves his community as a physical therapist and is a PhD candidate at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.

    Michael P. Reiman, PT, DPT, MEd, OCS, SCS, ATC, FAAOMPT, CSCS, is an associate professor in the department of community and family practice at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He is also part of the clinical faculty in the Duke University Medical Center manual therapy fellowship program. Reiman has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as 10 book chapters and three home study courses. He coauthored Functional Testing in Human Performance (Human Kinetics, 2009) with Robert C. Manske. He has given numerous presentations at national, regional, and local conferences.

     Reiman is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, Kansas Physical Therapy Association, National Athletic Trainers’ Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and Alpha Eta Society. He serves as an associate editor for Journal of Physical Therapy and is a member of the editorial boards for International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy and Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. He is a reviewer for British Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Clinical Anatomy, and Journal of Athletic Training.

    Reiman is a level 1 track and field coach and a level 1 Olympic weightlifting club coach. He also works as a strength and conditioning specialist for women’s volleyball at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas, and for the men’s and women’s volleyball teams at Newman University in Wichita.

    Reiman resides in Hillsborough, North Carolina, where he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking in the surrounding hills, and wakeboarding with his children.

    Janice K. Loudon, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC, CSCS, is a professor in the department of physical therapy education at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. She has more than 30 years of experience in clinical sports medicine and has worked as a physical therapy instructor for over 20 years. Dr. Loudon was previously an associate professor at Duke University and at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.

    Dr. Loudon is a board-certified sport physical therapist, certified athletic trainer, and certified strength and conditioning specialist. She is also a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She serves as the associate editor of the home study courses for APTA’s Sports Physical Therapy Section.

    Loudon has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals, written several book chapters, and coauthored Clinical Mechanics and Kinesiology (Human Kinetics, 2013) and two editions of The Clinical Orthopedic Assessment Guide (Human Kinetics, 1998, 2008). She is a frequent presenter at national, state, and local conferences.

    Loudon resides in Overland Park, Kansas. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cycling, gardening, and rooting for the Kansas Jayhawks.


    All ancillaries are free to course adopters and will be available online.

    Instructor guide. Features a sample syllabus, suggested laboratory activities, and class projects.

    Chapter quizzes. Includes 10 questions per chapter that can be used to track student progress and comprehension.

    Web study guide with online video. Contains video clips for 60 techniques and 11 interactive case studies with questions regarding proper treatment protocols. Instant feedback is provided when the case study questions are answered.

    The web study guide is also available for purchase separately • ISBN 978-1-4925-4777-8