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By Alexander S. Nicholas, Evan A. Nicholas

ISBN-10: 0781763711

ISBN-13: 9780781763714

Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques is the single finished full-color atlas of osteopathic manipulative thoughts at present to be had. Richly illustrated with over 1,300 full-color images professionally shot for this atlas, this accomplished, useful reference presents step by step directions for 368 osteopathic manipulative strategies. basic and secondary symptoms, relative and absolute contraindications, and normal concerns also are mentioned in well-organized textual sections previous each one technique.

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42). 4. The physician's right axilla applies a downward force on the patient's right shoulder as the left hand simultaneously glides or pushes the T6-T7 inter­ space to the patient's left. This causes a left transla­ tory effect that produces right side bending of T6 on T7 (Fig. 43). 42. Step 3. 5. The physician's right hand applies a downward force on the patient's left shoulder as the left hand simultaneously glides the T6-T7 interspace to the patient's right. This produces left side bending of T6 on T7 (Fig.

7. Step 4, rotation left. 37 38 PART 1 I OSTEO PATH I C P R I N C I P LES IN D IAGNOSIS LUMBAR INTERSEGMENTAL MOTION TESTING L1 to LS-S1 Side Bending, Translational Short-Lever Method, Prone (L4 Example) 1. 9. Step 2, hand position on skeleton. tated to the more comfortable side. 2. The physician's thumbs rest on the posterolateral aspect of the transverse processes (Figs. 10). 3. The physician introduces an alternating translatory glide, left and right, to evaluate for ease of left and right side bending.

Step 4. 28. Step 4, side bending left. 24 PART 1 I OSTEOPATHIC PRINCIPLES IN DIAGNOSIS THORACIC SPINE T9 to T12 Side Bending, Passive 1. The patient is seated. 2. The physician stands behind the patient. 3. 29. Step 3. 30. Step 4, side bending right. 31. Step 4. 32. Step 4, side bending left. tween them to monitor motion. The space (webbed skin) between the physician's index finger and thumb is placed on the patient's right shoulder at the acromioclavicular region (Fig. 29). 4. A gentle springing force is directed toward the ver­ tebral body of T 1 2 until the physician feels motion of T 12 on L 1 .

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