Now in its third edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, evidence-enhanced guide to the principles of treatment and management of the musculoskeletal system. Nicola Petty is joined by Kieran Barnard in editing this new edition which also sees an expanded number of specialist clinicians and academics contributing individual chapters. Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management provides both students and experienced practitioners with an invaluable guide to the principles applied in contemporary musculoskeletal therapy.
Provides theory and research knowledge to underpin treatment and management strategies for patients with musculoskeletal conditions
Provides a rationale to support clinical decision-making
Offers an up-to-date evidence-enhanced approach to patient treatment and management
Emphasizes the importance of communication and clinical reasoning, as well as hands-on and rehabilitation skills
Brand-new chapter on the principles of communication and its application to clinical reasoning
Brand-new chapter on the principles of exercise rehabilitation
Highlights the health benefits of some treatment approaches