Orthopaedic Division Review


Nov – Dec 2015 -The Thoracic Spin: A Mystery or The Answer ?

With the weather turning colder, we tuck our hands in close and draw our shoulders forward as we curl into a ball to retain some of that warm body heat. As patients enter our clinics in this huddled position the orthopaedic physiotherapist’s eye can’t help but be drawn to the kyphotic posture..

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  • Report from Chair

    As we transition from sweater weather to warmer coats and being fireside, our fall business has certainly kept us warm and not really thinking about colder days.

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  • Clinical Commentary

    Thoracic Spine: Don’t ignore it just because it’s not painful

    The Thorax – An Integrated Approach

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  • Original Submission

    Ribs don’t Sublux, Ribs don’t “go out”…so what’s going on?

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Featured Articles

  • Chronic pain and the thoracic spine

    Adriaan Louw1 and Stephen G. Schmidt2
    1International Spine and Pain Institute, Story City, IA, USA, 2Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center, Vallejo, CA, USA

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  • Normal kinematics of the neck: The interplay between the cervical and thoracic spines

    Sharon M.H. Tsang a,b,*, Grace P.Y. Szeto a, Raymond Y.W. Lee b

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  • Regional interdependence and manual therapy directed at the thoracic spine

    Amy McDevitt1, Jodi Young2, Paul Mintken1, Josh Cleland2

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