Osteopathy: Models for Diagnosis, Treatment & Practice


This book is a textbook of basic osteopathic concepts, working from first principles underpinned by anatomy and physiology. This text will synthesize and integrate osteopathic models in an easy-to-understand way, a subject often daunting to students and confusing to graduates. Composed of four sections, the first is a discussion of basic principles, the second focusses on models and diagnosis of treatment which is followed by anatomical, neurophysiological and osteopathic considerations. The last section describes clinical case-studies to enable students to put into practice the theories and models which they have learned. This book is essential reading for all osteopathic BSc degree courses and a core textbook for undergraduate students.

  • At the end of each section there will be clinical examples for students to work on to integrate previous knowledge.
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Key Details:

  • Format: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • Published: 2nd November 2005
  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

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