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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Attendees came from all over the country and even internationally to hear experts discuss "What Works in Clinical Medicine." A diverse array of topics was covered, including ozone therapy, stem cells, clinical endocrinology, hair tissue mineral analysis, manual medicine, alternative pain management, medical marijuana, vitamin E, hemp oil, gut flora analysis, and an opioid symposium.
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.
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.
Greenman PE (2003): Principles of Manual Medicine. (3rd ed.) Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, pp.
AMAA Journal editorial advisory member Steven Karageanes, D.O., just completed a textbook entitled Principles of Manual Sports Medicine, which discusses the integration of traditional sports medicine with manual medicine techniques and principles.
"Hey guys, if I lost my patients at this rate, I would be roofing houses and embarrassed to discuss it in public, much less run around and give speeches in public about how great my results are." So when my time came I just replied, "Sorry, I have no experience with this drug." What if these guys understood how to use chromium, vanadium, zinc, molybdenum, manganese, selenium, boron, diet, and manual medicine? Yes, I know, then they would be DABCIs.
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.

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