Cynthia Tucker (Lecturer in Osteopathic Technique, Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne, Aus...
This is a reference book for all physicians who practice manual medicine. It includes the basic techniques which are applicable to the joints of ths spine as well as those of the extremities. It includes over 200 techniques, each individually illustrated and with an explanatory text, including the positions of the patient and of the operator, the applicator used and the contact point. The safety of the patient and operator are emphasized throughout. Precautions and contraindications are given for each technique where relevant. Arrows show the direction of leverage for each technique.