Textbooks

Flexion distraction protocols, research, clinical outcomes, and treatment protocols are available for all to read in textbooks by medical publishers and private publishers. Writing a textbook is quite an undertaking! But in the end, these are great resources for flexion distraction physicians - and patients if they are so inclined - to study.

Low Back Pain Textbook 7th ed.Cox JM et al: Low Back Pain: Mechanism, Diagnosis, Treatment (6th edition, 1999 / 7th edition, 2011) - Lippincott Williams and Wilkins  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cox JM: Chapter 28: Traction and distraction techniques. in Haldeman S: Principles and Practice of Chiropractic - 2nd edition. Appleton and Lange, 1992

Cox JM: chapter update: Traction and distraction techniques. in Haldeman S: Principles and Practice of Chiropractic - 3rd edition. Appleton and Lange, 2004


 
 


Neck textbook
Cox JM et al: Neck, Shoulder and Arm Pain: Mechanism, Diagnosis, Treatment (3rd edition, 2005) - privately published     Out of Print at this time.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cox JM: Manipulation under distraction. Chapter in Stude DE: A Clinician's Guide to Spinal Rehabilitation, 1998

Cox JM: Chapter 21: Flexion distraction manipulation of the low back. in White A, Anderson R: Conservative Care of Low Back Pain. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins Publishing, 1991