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Manual Medicine 101: Manual Medicine Approach—Introduction (02:00)


Sherrie Ballantine-Talmadge and Bill Moreau will provide instruction and an explanation of osteopathic and chiropractic terminology in this discussion. See their disclaimer and presentation objectives.

History of Osteopathy (04:34)

Osteopathy began in the 19th century with Andrew Taylor Still; the first school was founded in Kirksville, MO. Learn the four basic tenets of osteopathic medicine. Ballantine-Talmadge considers misnomers about osteopathic physicians.

Osteopathy Terms to be Familiar With (08:37)

Terminology includes: somatic dysfunction, group dysfunction, and segmental dysfunction. Somatic dysfunction can be acute or chronic. Use the TART mnemonic to diagnose somatic dysfunction.

Pearls of Treatment (01:37)

Treat with intention. Treatment goals are to restore function, symmetry, and motion; remember anatomy. Barriers include anatomic, physiologic, and pathologic.

Osteopathic Techniques (03:25)

Name somatic dysfunction according to the direction the tissue likes to move. Techniques are either direct or indirect; Ballantine-Talmadge cites examples.

Easiest Techniques to Apply (06:22)

Techniques include: myofascial release, muscle energy, counter-strain, soft tissue, and deep articulation. See examples.

History of Chiropractic (05:12)

Daniel David Palmer founded chiropractic medicine. Chiropractic medicine has a large diversity of practice; learn the four basic tenets. Palmer explains straight chiropractic and evidence-based chiropractic.

Chiropractic Terms to be Familiar With (03:23)

Terminology includes: subluxation, joint dysfunction, ACBSP, DACBSP, and CCSP. Moreau does not rely on x-ray analysis to determine whether or not to perform an adjustive procedure.

Range of Motion Considerations (03:08)

Considerations include: decreases with age, changes as it adapts to sport, asymmetry increases injury risk, and loss of internal hip rotation is a predictor of intra-articular pathology. A pie chart reveals restriction percentages.

Mobilization Grades and Manipulation (04:59)

Moreau explains Maitland's grades of oscillatory mobilization, mobilization with movement, joint manipulation, patient selection, red and yellow flags of care, determining if a lesion is manipulable, and manipulation effects.

Chiropractic Techniques (04:17)

Techniques include: manipulation, mobilization, soft tissue approach, muscle energy, HVLA, and low force techniques. Most people use a diversified technique.

Manual Therapy and the Olympics (04:31)

Manual therapy is the use of hands to apply a force with therapeutic intent. Several types of professionals use manual therapy in patient care. Moreau considers proposed mechanisms and explains the analytics of manual medicine from the 2012 London Games.

Q&A: Evidence-Based vs. Philosophy-based (02:25)

The practitioners of both practices often "butt heads." Moreau focuses on working with diplomates and CCSPs.

Q&A: Professional Tension (01:29)

An audience member compares the tension between evidence-based and philosophy-based practitioners to those in the MD and DO fields. Ballantine-Talmadge discusses the elimination of MD/DO match difficulties.

Q&A: Trigger Point and Tender Point (02:18)

Ballantine-Talmadge discusses the difference between the two points and the terminology associated with them from an osteopathic perspective. Moreau defines the difference from his perspective.

Q&A: Trigger Point Injections and Dry Healing (03:54)

Moreau stresses using "the smallest hammer to do the job;" he and Ballantine-Talmadge use injections only when necessary. Moreau's has seen mixed results with dry needling but believes tenotomy shows promise.

Credits: Manual Medicine 101: Manual Medicine Approach (00:24)

Credits: Manual Medicine 101: Manual Medicine Approach

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This clinical video lecture features an overview of the key factors involved in manual medicine from two fundamental perspectives— osteopathic medicine and chiropractic medicine. It looks at the philosophies upon which each field was established and compares their approaches to medicine. The video defines basic terminology associated with osteopathy, discusses somatic dysfunction, and reviews the core techniques that are used in its diagnosis and treatment. It also details the terminology and techniques of chiropractic medicine and discusses joint manipulation techniques.

Length: 64 minutes

Item#: BVL131331

ISBN: 978-1-64023-655-4

Copyright date: ©2013

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