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Author Richardson, Carolyn, author

Title Therapeutic exercise for spinal segmental stabilization in low back pain : scientific basis and clinical approach / Carolyn Richardson ... [and others] ; foreword by Manohar M. Panjabi
Published Edinburgh ; Sydney : Churchill Livingstone, 1999


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Description x, 191 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Sect. 1. Introduction. 1. The reason for change -- Sect. 2. The scientific basis. 2. Back pain and lumbopelvic stabilization: the case for the local muscle system. 3. Traditional views of the function of the muscles of the local stabilizing system of the spine. 4. A new perspective on the stabilization role of the transversus abdominis. 5. Local muscle dysfunction in low back pain -- Sect. 3. Applying science to practice. 6. General considerations in motor control and joint stabilization: the basis of assessment and exercise techniques. 7. Overview of the principles of clinical management of the deep muscle system for segmental stabilization -- Sect. 4. The clinical approach. 8. Clinical testing of the local muscles: practical examination of motor skill. 9. Analysis and treatment of motor-control problems in the local muscles of the lumbopelvic region. 10. Integration into dynamic function. 11. Practical aspects in treatment planning and delivery -- Sect. 5. Future directions. 12. Future directions in research and clinical practice
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-184) and index
Subject Backache -- Exercise therapy.
Backache -- Physical therapy.
Backache -- Prevention.
Exercise therapy.
Low Back Pain.
Physical Therapy Modalities.
Low Back Pain -- therapy.
Exercise Therapy.
Back Pain -- prevention & control.
Back Pain -- therapy.
Author Hides, Julie, author
Hodges, Paul, author
Jull, Gwendolen A., author
LC no. 00001429
ISBN 0443058024