Greenman's Principles of Manual Medicine

Greenmans Principles of Manual Medicine 9780781789158
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Publication Date: Mar 12, 2010
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Format: Book
Edition: Fourth
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781789158
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Greenman's Principles of Manual Medicine has been fully updated and expanded for its Fourth Edition. This practical guide covers the foundations of manual medicine as well as specific techniques for diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal pain. More than 1,000 photographs combined with detailed instructions for each technique make this an invaluable clinical reference. Practitioners can keep up to date with expanded chapters on increasingly popular soft tissue techniques and new techniques for the treatment of closed head injuries. Adjunctive techniques and the use of exercise to prevent and treat disease are also covered.


--NEW!: Improved and clarified descriptions of techniques
--NEW!: Includes additional tips and practical guidance for learning
--NEW Fully searchable online text
--Over 1,000 illustrations demonstrating techniques

About the Author(s)

  • Lisa DeStefano DO
  • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Chairperson & Assistant Professor Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine


  • Edition: Fourth
  • Product Format: Hardbound
  • ISBN: 9780781789158
  • Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
  • Pages: 552
  • Pub Date: Mar 12, 2010
  • Weight: 3.0

Table of contents

Section I. Principles and Concepts

  • 1. Structural Diagnosis and Manipulative Medicine History
  • 2. Principles of Structural Diagnosis
  • 3. Barrier Concepts in Structural Diagnosis
  • 4. The Manipulative Prescription
  • 5. Normal Vertebral Motion
  • 6. Concepts of Vertebral Motion Dysfunction
  • 7. Principles of Soft Tissue and Other Peripheral Stimulating Techniques
  • 8. Principles of Muscle Energy Technique
  • 9. Mobilization With and Without Impulse Technique
  • 10. Principles of Indirect Technique
  • 11. Principles of Myofascial Release and Integrated Neuromusculoskeletal Technique
  • Section II. Technique Procedures

  • 12. Craniosacral Technique
  • 13. Cervical Spine Technique
  • 14. Thoracic Spine Technique
  • 15. Rib Cage technique
  • 16. Lumbar Spine Technique
  • 17. Pelvic Girdle Dysfunction
  • 18. Upper Extremity Technique
  • 19. Lower Extremity Technique
  • Section III. Clinical Integration and Correlation

  • 20. Common Clinical Syndromes
  • 21. Adjunctive Diagnostic Procedures
  • 22. Adjunctive Therapeutic Procedures