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Manipulative Therapy: Musculoskeletal Medicine Paperback – Sep 10 2009


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 450 pages
  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 1 edition (Sept. 10 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0702030562
  • ISBN-13: 978-0702030567
  • Product Dimensions: 24.1 x 18.8 x 2.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 980 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #661,031 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Professor Karel Lewit is a neurologist and specialist in manual medicine of international reputation, and one of the founding members of the Prague school. He is still working and teaching as a professor in Prague. He played a decisive role in promoting manual medicine in central Europe. Doctors and physiotherapists in Germany are to this day largely taught according to his principles. He worked together with Vladimir Janda and Philip Greenman, and his postisometric relaxation (PIR) and reciprocal inhibition (RI) were developed from Mitchel's muscle energy technique.

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HASH(0xb1fa54bc) out of 5 stars piece of art May 20 2010
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as stated, this is a wonderful piece of art.
anyone who had the chance to spend time with Prof. Lewit knows about his amazing knowledge, wisdom and incredible clinical skills.
every chapter has incredible info. his descriptions of foundations, techniques, clinical application and overall, the description of clinical conditions make this book a "must have".
you'll find superb clinical pearls and his descriptions of signs/symptoms to watch for different conditions are simply fantastic and very practical.
THIS ONE GOES TO YOU PROF. LEWIT.
YOU HAVE ENLIGHTENED MY PROFESSIONAL WORLD AN HAVE MADE THIS PROFESSION A PLEASURE TO BE IN.
I WILL NEVER FORGET YOUR KINDNESS ,SIMPLICITY AND TEACHINGS.
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Karel Lewit is amazing and was way ahead of his time! I strongly recommend this book to anyone who is practicing or interested in manual therapy that is logical, accurate and based upon valid and reliable research
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I do bodywork and found alot of good information to go along with Janda and Greenman, alot of information for chiropracters and Osteopaths. Good corrective work.
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Very clear explanation. Recommended by someone who also suffers fibromyalgia.
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Amazing book on assessment looking at function as well as innovative rehab to improve quality of motion


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