Osteopathy, 1st Edition


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Osteopathy, 1st Edition

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.
Key Features
  • At the end of each section there will be clinical examples for students to work on to integrate previous knowledge.
  • Key point boxes.
Author Information
By Jon Parsons, DO, PGCE, Osteopathy practitioner, Bower Mount Clinic, Kent; Senior Lecturer and Senior Clinical Tutor, European School of Osteopathy; Visiting lecturer at various international osteopathic colleges; External examiner for University of Westminster MSc Bodyworks course, UK and Nicholas Marcer, DO, Practicing Osteopath in Switzerland