Journal article

Physiotherapy and osteoporosis: practice behaviors and clinicians' perceptions - a survey

MM Sran, KM Khan

MANUAL THERAPY | CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE | Published : 2005

Abstract

Physiotherapists typically use a variety of modes to treat their clients, including manual therapy. The literature cautions against the use of manual therapy in individuals with osteoporosis, (Musculoskeletal Manipulation: Evaluation of the Scientific Evidence, Charles C Thomas Publisher, Springfield, IL; Common Vertebral Joint Problems, 2nd Edition, Churchill Livingstone, New York; Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation, 6th Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston; Br. J. Sports Med. 37 (2003) 195-196) yet clinical experience (Br. J. Sports Med. 37 (2003) 195-196) and published cases (J. Manip. Physiol. Ther. 15(7) (1992) 450-454) suggest that these techniques are still being used by at least som..

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