The cervical & thoracic spine: mechanical diagnosis and therapy, Volume 1
"This edition explains the centralisation and peripheralisation phenomena; the use of exercise to induce changes in pain location and intensity; the means of detecting the most effective direction in which to apply therapeutic exercise; differentiation between the pain of displacement, pain of contracture and pain arising from normal tissue; how to differentiate the pain of nerve root adherence from entrapment and sciatica"-- Cover.
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CHAPTER TWO Pain and Connective Tissue Properties
CHAPTER Postural Syndrome 383
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