Knowledge at Your Fingertips with Musculoskeletal Manual Medicine

New York, NY, April 08, 2008 --( Thieme Publishers announced today that the “Musculoskeletal Manual Medicine: Diagnosis and Treatment” by Professor Jiri Dvorak, MD, and Professor Wolfgang G. Gilliar, D.O., FAAPMR, is now available. Newly structured and revised, the fully illustrated and well-organized book is a definitive reference, providing detailed information on the variety of examination and treatment options in the field.

Written by experts in manual medicine, the book presents detailed clinical applications that deal with each joint individually. Information spans from the initial diagnostic findings of a dysfunction affecting a particular joint and then leads to the appropriate technique for treatment.

The richly illustrated, logically organized, 800 page manual contains over 1,300 illustrations. It includes definitions and principles of manual medicine diagnosis and treatment, biomechanical principles of the spine and joints as well as neurophysiology of the joints and muscles.

“Musculoskeletal Manual Medicine: Diagnosis and Treatment” lays out manual medicine in an easily accessible style based on the state-of-the-art principles of biomechanics, neuromuscular pathophysiology and pain It is an ideal book for orthopedists, chiropractors, and medical professionals working in physical therapy.

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