Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques

  • Filename: atlas-of-osteopathic-techniques.
  • ISBN: 0781763711
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 506
  • Author: Alexander S. Nicholas
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques is the only comprehensive full-color atlas of osteopathic manipulative techniques currently available. Richly illustrated with over 1,300 full-color photographs professionally shot for this atlas, this comprehensive, practical reference provides step-by-step instructions for 368 osteopathic manipulative techniques. Primary and secondary indications, relative and absolute contraindications, and general considerations are also discussed in well-organized textual sections preceding each technique. The fully searchable online text will be available on thePoint.

Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques

  • Filename: atlas-of-osteopathic-techniques.
  • ISBN: 1451193416
  • Release Date: 2015-01-30
  • Number of pages: 640
  • Author: Alexander S. Nicholas
  • Publisher: Lippincott Raven

This one-of-a-kind reference is ideal for exam preparation and clinical rotations, as well as an excellent refresher for day-to-day clinical practice. Get step-by-step, full-color guidance on manipulative methods commonly taught and used in osteopathic medical education and practice. More than 1,000 vibrant photos and illustrations highlight concise, readable text all on the same or adjacent page for quick and easy reference. The third edition includes extensive additions to the chapter on cranial techniques, as well as significantly revised overviews of high-velocity, low-amplitude techniques, muscle energy techniques, and counterstrain techniques. "

Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques

  • Filename: atlas-of-osteopathic-techniques.
  • ISBN: 1451102453
  • Release Date: 2011-11-03
  • Number of pages: 616
  • Author: Alexander Nicholas
  • Publisher: LWW

This highly praised atlas presents techniques commonly taught and used in osteopathic medical education and practice, serving as an authoritative reference for exam preparation and clinical rotations. Step-by-step instructions, richly illustrated with full-color figures, guide the learner through more than 350 manipulative methods.

Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Filename: foundations-of-osteopathic-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9780781766715
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 1131
  • Author: Anthony G. Chila
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Thoroughly revised for its Third Edition, "Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine" is the most comprehensive, current osteopathic text. This edition features expanded coverage of international practice and includes a new chapter on the structure of the profession.

Osteopathic Considerations in Systemic Dysfunction

  • Filename: osteopathic-considerations-in-systemic-dysfunction.
  • ISBN: 9781570741548
  • Release Date: 1994-01-01
  • Number of pages: 235
  • Author: Michael L. Kuchera
  • Publisher: Greyden Press LLC

This text is divided into sections in order to present an osteopathic approach to dysfunction manifesting in a particular system pertinent to a common clinical presentation. The divisions are grouped by their common autonomic and lymphatic elements. The purpose of the book is to explore selected structural and functional consideration which may produce symptoms or compromise homeostasis. It also demonstrates, by example, clinical application of the osteopathic philosophy in selected situation. Lastly, it attempts to show where osteopathic manipulative treatments can be prescribed as primary or adjunctive modalities available to the DO as they assist patients in reaching their maximum health potential.

Somatic Dysfunction in Osteopathic Family Medicine

  • Filename: somatic-dysfunction-in-osteopathic-family-medicine.
  • ISBN: 1405104759
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 532
  • Author: Kenneth E. Nelson
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This clinically oriented textbook provides a patient-focused approach to the diagnosis and treatment of somatic dysfunction—functional impairment of the musculoskeletal system and related neural and vascular elements—in the context of family medicine practice. The book explains the clinical rationale for osteopathic manipulative treatment in specific situations and details procedures for treating common problems encountered in family medicine. Coverage begins with the philosophy and principles of osteopathic patient care. Two major sections focus on various patient populations and patients with various clinical conditions. A special section covers practice issues such as office set-up, progress notes, coding, and the standardized medical record.

The 5 minute Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Consult

  • Filename: the-5-minute-osteopathic-manipulative-medicine-consult.
  • ISBN: 0781779537
  • Release Date: 2008-09-01
  • Number of pages: 314
  • Author: Millicent King Channell
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This pocket-sized book is the first osteopathic clinical manual to be organized by diagnoses in a two-page, quick-reference format. In the tradition of The 5-Minute Consult Series, each diagnosis is presented on a two-page spread. The first page has a definition of the disease, a list of associated autonomic and motor innervations, and a list of common somatic dysfunctions. The second page lists the techniques that might be used for those somatic dysfunctions. The second page is further subdivided into three levels of treatment: 2-minute, 5-minute, and extended. Next to each technique is the corresponding ICD-9 code for billing. Photos and schematic drawings are included. The fully searchable online text is included with purchase of this book.

Osteopathic Techniques

  • Filename: osteopathic-techniques.
  • ISBN: 9781626234260
  • Release Date: 2017-05-10
  • Number of pages: 294
  • Author: Sharon Gustowski
  • Publisher: Thieme

This step-by-step instruction manual with videos introduces a spectrum of osteopathic manipulative techniques incorporating principles of psychomotor learning that enable optimal skill acquisition during both independent and supervised practice. Introductory chapters contain historical and essential concepts for performing osteopathic manipulative techniques including somatic dysfunction diagnosis. Each technique chapter includes pertinent background and summary concepts, key features of somatic dysfunction diagnosis, an end-goal focus for performing the technique, relevant anatomic image(s), and performance steps to foster knowledge retention. Key Highlights Online access to 160 technique video demonstrations High quality illustrations that reinforce anatomy Psychomotor skills learning and assessment strategies Nearly 100 self-study/review questions in multiple choice format, also accessible via This evidence-based manual for learning manipulation treatment is the must-have tool for all osteopathic medical students and residents.


  • Filename: osteopathy.
  • ISBN: 9780443073953
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 341
  • Author: Jon Parsons
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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. Key point boxes.

Atlas of Manipulative Techniques for the Cranium Face

  • Filename: atlas-of-manipulative-techniques-for-the-cranium-face.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015011064097
  • Release Date: 1985-01-01
  • Number of pages: 250
  • Author: Alain Gehin
  • Publisher:

With more than one hundred illustrated techniques, Atlas of Manipulative Techniques for the Cranium & Face is one of the most comprehensive sources of cranial techniques available. Organized by bone, each technique is illustrated through remarkable drawings which graphically depict the placement and movement of the practitioner's hands on the patient's head. Accompanying text systematically describes the purpose of the technique, the position of both patient and practitioner, the points of contact, and the movement of hands and fingers in relation to the cranial motion. The concise, systematic description of each technique and the vivid illustrations which accompany the text have contributed equally to the success which this book has enjoyed throughout the world.

Manual of Selected Osteopathic Techniques

  • Filename: manual-of-selected-osteopathic-techniques.
  • ISBN: 1480099848
  • Release Date: 2013-05-10
  • Number of pages: 382
  • Author: Lauren C. Prest
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

Manual of Selected Osteopathic Techniques is a comprehensive, yet concise, text for learning osteopathic manipulation. This book contains not only manipulative techniques, but also study aids for the osteopathic student, intern or resident to help prepare for board exams. This text was created by students to give a helpful perspective to other students who wish to better grasp the foundations of osteopathic medicine. This text includes full-color photographs, study resources (i.e. sacral and pelvic diagnostic algorithms, autonomic innervations and Chapman's reflexes), detailed explanations of over 200 techniques, clinical considerations, step-by-step approach to palpation, screening and diagnosis and concise explanation of each osteopathic treatment modality.

Textbook of Pediatric Osteopathy

  • Filename: textbook-of-pediatric-osteopathy.
  • ISBN: 9780443068645
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 495
  • Author: Eva Moeckel
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a special challenge to treat children with osteopathy. You can find everything you need to know about it in this detailed and practice oriented manual. Written by an experienced, international team of authors, it covers the whole spectrum of paediatric osteopathy- from new born to teenager.

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