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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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.
just completed a textbook entitled Principles of Manual Sports Medicine, which discusses the integration of traditional sports medicine with manual medicine techniques and principles.
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).
The promise of a cure was also higher in cases of pneumonia: the death rate among patients treated with osteopathic manual medicine was 10 percent, compared to 30 percent among cases treated with conventional medications.
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.
1981; International Federation of Manual Medicine 1979; Kleynhans 1980).
The sections on massage and manual medicine, therapeutic exercise and strength training could also be improved.
s are fully trained and licensed medical physicians who can prescribe medication and perform surgery, but they have additional training in a form of manual medicine called OMT - osteopathic manipulative treatment.
The text describes manual medicine techniques and general principles of exercise as applied to the athlete, reviews anatomy and physical examination skills, and describes applications of manual medicine principles in specific sports and among pediatric, geriatric, and pregnant athletes.
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.
Manual medicines such as physical therapy, massage and chiropractic will be offered along with Pilates and Feldenkrais movement therapy, acupuncture and classes on everything from nutrition to relaxation.

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