manual medicine

manual medicine

a general term encompassing various schools of massage therapy (q.v.), soft tissue manipulation, and other modalities.
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Greenman's Principles of Manual Medicine, 5th Edition
A Veteran who now walks independently described being weaned off fentanyl through the combined efforts of a pharmacist, manual medicine provider, and massage therapist.
Leon Chaitow is a renowned Osteopath and Naturopath who has authored numerous papers and books on various manual medicine topics.
Her book, Healing Pain and Injury, details her practice of manual medicine as well as her interest in homeopathy and Chinese medicine.
Fischer (orthopedics and trauma surgery, Orthopedic Center Luisenplatz, Germany) provides orthopedists, sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, and practitioners of manual medicine with instructions for managing pain through the injection of local anesthetics.
Illustrated with b&w photos and drawings, this text demonstrates how to treat locomotor system dysfunctions using manual medicine techniques, covering fundamental theory, etiology and pathogenesis, functional anatomy and radiology of the spinal column, clinical aspects, treatment indications, assessment, and preventive measures.
For chapters on such techniques as massage and manual medicine, including chiropractic, very important information on licensing and requirements in each state is listed.
just completed a textbook entitled Principles of Manual Sports Medicine, which discusses the integration of traditional sports medicine with manual medicine techniques and principles.
I now work for an osteopathic physician and have seen the marvels of manual medicine, but I have had numerous negative personal experiences with chiropractic care.
1989), Principles of Manual Medicine, Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins.
Traditional osteopaths" are long on evidence as the best-cited specialty in treating flu cases but short on public recognition of their non-invasive treatment -- osteopathic manual medicine (OMM).
For instance, we have an acupuncturist who's an RN, an advanced practice pediatric nurse who does pediatric hypnotherapy, an osteopathic physician who does manual medicine, and an X-ray technician who does energy medicine.

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