The Pocket Manual of OMT
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Publication Date: 2010
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781608316571

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The Pocket Manual of OMT is a practical, concise clinical reference for physicians and osteopathic medical students learning and using manipulative diagnosis and treatment techniques. The book's organization by body region enables readers to select appropriate treatments for specific diseases. For each technique, the book provides indications, contraindications, a stepwise description, and a photograph.

This edition presents 43 new techniques, including seated facet release and inherent motion diagnosis and treatment techniques. Updated and expanded descriptions of osteopathic principles are complemented by new illustrations and clinical correlations. Exercises that clinicians can prescribe to patients appear after the appropriate treatments.

A companion website offers the fully searchable text; online case studies with COMLEX-style multiple-choice questions for each chapter; and 250 instructional technique videos.

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--NEW! Forty-three new techniques added including:
Seated facet release techniques for treatment of the cervical spine, first rib, typical ribs, thoracic spine, lumbar spine and sacroiliac joint
Inherent motion diagnosis and treatment techniques for the lower extremities, pelvis, sacrum, thoracic spine and ribs, and thoracic inlet
--NEW! Updated and expanded descriptions of osteopathic principles and definitions, complemented by additional illustrations and new clinical correlations
--NEW! Exercise techniques have been moved from the end of each chapter to immediately following their analogous treatments to facilitate logical prescribing
--NEW! A flexible spiral-bound spine allows the manual to remain open on the treatment table while learning new techniques or treating patients
--Numerous photos illustrating specific techniques
--Reflects diverse teaching philosophies and approaches in osteopathic medicine
Zachary J. Comeaux DO, FAAO
Professor, Osteopathic Principles and Practice, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV

David R. Essig-Beatty DO
Division of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

John M. Garlitz DO
Assistant Professor, Osteopathic Principles and Practice, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV

To-Shan Li DO
Assistant Professor, Osteopathic Principles and Practice, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV

James W. Kribs DO
Assistant Professor and Chairperson, Osteopathic Principles and Practice, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV

William W. Lemley DO, FAAO
Professor, Osteopathic Principles and Practice, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV

Karen M. Steele DO, FAAO
Professor, Osteopathic Principles and Practice, Associate Dean for Osteopathic Medical Education, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV


Edition: 2
ISBN/ISSN: 9781608316571
Product Format: Spiralbound
Trim Size: 5 x 8
Pages: 344
Pub Date: 2010
Weight: 0.8

1: Introduction to Osteopathic Diagnosis and Treatment

2: Postural Diagnosis and Treatment

3: Lower Extremity Diagnosis and Treatment

4: Pelvic Diagnosis and Treatment

5: Sacrum Diagnosis and Treatment

6: Lumbar Diagnosis and Treatment

7: Thoracic Diagnosis and Treatment

8: Rib Diagnosis and Treatment

9: Cervical Diagnosis and Treatment

10: Head Diagnosis and Treatment

11: Upper Extremity Diagnosis and Treatment

12: Visceral Diagnosis and Treatment

13: OMT in Primary Care

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