1. The History of Developing the AKA-Hakata Method for Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
2. Introduction to the Principle of the AKA-Hakata Method and Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
3. Anatomical Aspects of the Sacroiliac Joint and Their Clinical Applications
4. Principles of Manual Treatment for Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
5. Evaluation Maneuvers of Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Before and After the AKA-H Treatment
6. Manual Techniques for Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
7. Classification of Sacroiliac Joint Pathological Conditions in the AKA-Hakata Method
8. Articular Originating Referred Pain Area
9. Evidence of the AKA-Hakata Method
This book introduces physicians and physiotherapists around the world to the principles and techniques of the Arthrokinematic Approach (AKA)-Hakata method, which is currently being used to treat joint dysfunction, in particular sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Although manual medicine is not popular among young orthopaedic surgeons, it offers a number of benefits with regard to treating functional disorders. Further, the AKA-Hakata method is quite different from conventional manual techniques, as it takes into consideration articular neurology aspects, can prevent many patients from developing severe conditions, and can help avoid unnecessary sacroiliac joint surgery.
The authors have extensive experience in this field and especially with this unique manual technique. As such, Principles of Manual Medicine for Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction offers a valuable guide for physicians and physiotherapists alike, helping them achieve optimal outcomes in the treatment of sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
• Describes a unique manual therapy for joint dysfunction
• Covers various aspects including psychiatry, pain medicine, neurology, orthopedic medicine, and rehabilitation
• Written by leading experts in this field