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Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management : A Handbook for Therapists, Paperback / softback Book

Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management : A Handbook for Therapists Paperback / softback

Edited by Nicola J., DPT MSc GradDipPhys FMACP FHEA Petty, Kieran Barnard

Part of the Physiotherapy Essentials series


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-makingOffers an up-to-date evidence-enhanced approach to patient treatment and managementEmphasizes the importance of communication and clinical reasoning, as well as hands-on and rehabilitation skillsBrand-new chapter on the principles of communication and its application to clinical reasoningBrand-new chapter on the principles of exercise rehabilitationHighlights the health benefits of some treatment approachesReferences updated throughout


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: Approx. 250 illustrations
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Musculoskeletal medicine
  • ISBN: 9780702067198