Books by Subject
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
- Achilles tendon treatment and rehabilitation 2009, Springer
- Acute care handbook for physical therapists. Fourth edition. [4th ed.] 2014, ScienceDirectPart 1. Introduction -- 1. Acute Care Setting -- 2. The Medical Record -- Part 2. Body Systems -- 3. Cardiac System --4. Pulmonary System -- 5. Musculoskeletal System -- 6. Nervous System -- 7. Vascular System and Hematology -- 8. Gastrointestinal System -- 9. Genitourinary System -- 10. Endocrine System -- Part 3. Diagnoses -- 11. Oncology -- 12. Burns and Wounds -- 13. Infectious Diseases -- 14. Organ Transplantation -- 15. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances -- 16. Amputation -- 17. Physical Therapy Considerations for Patients Who Complain of Chest Pain -- Part 4. Interventions -- 18. Medical-Surgical Equipment in the Acute Care Setting -- 19. Pharmacologic Agents -- 20. Anesthesia: Perioperative Considerations for the Physical Therapist -- 21. Acute Pain Management -- 22. Postural Drainage -- 23. Functional Tests -- Appendix A. Preferred Practice Patterns.
- Acute muscle injuries 2014, Springer
- Adventure and extreme sports injuries epidemiology, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention 2013, Springer1. The Management of the Extreme Sports Athlete / Omer Mei-Dan and Michael R. Carmont -- 2. Rock and Ice Climbing / Volker Schöffl -- 3. Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries / Mike Langran -- 4. Skydiving / Anton Westman -- 5. BASE Jumping / Omer Mei-Dan -- 6. Whitewater Canoeing and Rafting / Jonathan P. Folland and Kate Strachan -- 7. Surfing Injuries / Andrew T. Nathanson -- 8. Kite Surfing and Snow Kiting / Mark Tauber and Philipp Moroder -- 9. Windsurfing / Daryl A. Rosenbaum and Bree Simmons -- 10. Sailing and Yachting / Michael R. Carmont -- 11. Mountain Biking Injuries / Michael R. Carmont -- 12. Paragliding / Lior Laver and Omer Mei-Dan -- 13. Mountain, Sky, and Endurance Running / Denise Park and Michael R. Carmont -- 14. Personality Characteristics in Extreme Sports Athletes: Morbidity and Mortality in Mountaineering and BASE Jumping / Erik Monasterio -- 15. Endocrine Aspects and Responses to Extreme Sports / Karen Tordjman, Naama Constantini, and Anthony C. Hackney -- 16. Preventing Injuries in Extreme Sports Athletes / John Nyland and Yee Han Dave Lee -- 17. Rehabilitation of Extreme Sports Injuries / Peter Malliaras, Dylan Morrissey, and Nick Antoniou.
- Ankle in football 2014, SpringerThis book creates a unique platform that covers main ankle pathologies specifically related with football. Experiences from professional players have been combined with evidence-based medical content from renowned experts in the field to present a comprehensive picture on ankle injuries in football. Worldwide, ankle injuries present a high burden for sports medicine physicians, physiotherapists, players, and coaches in and around the football pitch. This book contains updated content for both medical and nonmedical individuals involved with football.
- This book provides an overview of attentional impairments in brain-damaged patients from both clinical and neuroscientific perspectives, and aims to offer a comprehensive, succinct treatment of these topics useful to both clinicians and scholars. A main focus of the book concerns left visual neglect, a dramatic but often overlooked consequence of right hemisphere damage, usually of vascular origin, but also resulting from other causes such as neurodegenerative conditions. The study of neglect offers a key to understand the brain's functioning at the level of large-scale networks, and not only based on discrete anatomical structures. Patients are often unaware of their deficits (anosognosia), and often obstinately deny being hemiplegic. Diagnosis is important because neglect predicts poor functional outcome in stroke. Moreover, effective rehabilitation strategies are available, and there are promising possibilities for pharmacological treatments. Attention Disorders After Right Brain Damage is aimed at clinical neurologists, medics in physical medicine and rehabilitation, clinical psychologists and neuropsychologists. It will also be useful for graduate students and medical students who wish to understand the topic of attention systems and improve their knowledge of the neurocognitive mechanisms of attentional deficits. In addition, clinical researchers in neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience will find in this book an up to date overview of current research dealing with the attention systems of the human brain.
- Biomechanics for life introduction to sanomechanics 2011, SpringerFloating Skeleton Concept -- Sanomechanics -- Biomechanics for Life -- SanomechanicsTM Exercises -- About Forces and Moments in Locomotion -- Sanomechanics for Respiration.
- Biomechanics of lower limb prosthetics 2010, Springer
- Biomechatronics in medicine and health care 2011, CRCnetBASE
- Cardiac rehabilitation 2007, Springer
- Cardiac rehabilitation manual 2011, SpringerGeneral Principles of Exercise Testing in Cardiac Rehabilitation -- General Principles of Nutrition Support in Cardiac Rehabilitation -- Psychological Care of Cardiac Patients -- Exercise Training in Cardiac Rehabilitation -- Angina Pectoris -- Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 and Cardiovascular Disease -- Cardiac Rehabilitation After Acute Myocardial Infarction: The Influence of Psychosocial Disorders -- Stable Coronary Artery Disease: Exercise-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation Reduces the Risk of Recurrent Angina after PCI in the Case of Arterial Hypertension -- Rehabilitation of Patients After CABG/Sternotomy -- Congestive Heart Failure: Stable Chronic Heart Failure Patients -- Cardiac Rehabilitation in Patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator -- Exercise Training in Congenital Heart Diseases -- Pacemaker Implantation -- Patient with Peripheral Artery Disease.
- Cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation 2007, SpringerIntroduction / edited by Peter Mathes -- Exercise testing in heart disease / edited by Helmut Gohlke -- Exercise training in heart disease / edited by Helmut Gohlke -- Nutrition / edited by Catherine Monpère -- Tobacco addiction / edited by Irene Hellemans -- Psychological and behavioral support / edited by Hannah McGee -- Social and caring support / edited by Philippe Sellier -- Adapted programs for special groups / edited by Hugo Saner -- Pharmacotherapy, organization, evaluation / edited by Joep Perk.
- Clinical application of neuromuscular techniques. Volume 2, The lower body. 2nd ed. / 2011, ScienceDirectClinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2 - The Lower Body discusses the theory and practice of the manual treatment of chronic pain, especially with regards to the soft tissues of the lower body.
- Clinical orthopaedic rehabilitation an evidence-based approach. 3rd ed. 2011, ClinicalKey"In Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach, Dr. S. Brent Brotzman and Robert C. Manske help you apply the most effective, evidence-based protocols for maximizing return to function following common sports injuries and post-surgical conditions. A well-respected, comprehensive source for evaluating, treating, and rehabilitating orthopaedic patients, the 3rd Edition guides you on the prevention of running injuries, the latest perturbation techniques, and the ACL rehabilitation procedures and functional tests you need to help get your patients back in the game or the office. You'll also find a brand-new spine rehabilitation section."--pub. desc.
- 1. History of Cognitive Rehabilitation -- 2. The Role of Assessment in Treatment Planning -- 3. Treatment Strategies -- 4. Cognitive Remediation with NeurXercise -- 5. Treatment Generalization and Ecological Validity -- 6. A NeurXercise Casebook -- 7. Conclusions -- Appendicies A-N.
- Comprehensive anatomy of motor functions 2014, SpringerIntroduction -- Basic Notions on Mobility Function -- Introduction -- Components of Motor Apparatus -- Command and Control -- Spinal Functions -- Introduction -- Spinal Stabilization -- Cervical Spine and the Eye/Head Servomechanism -- Thoracic Spine and Respiratory Dynamics -- Thoracic Spine and Respiratory Dynamics -- Locomotion -- Introduction -- The Two Aspects of Locomotion -- Prehension -- Introduction -- Wrist/Hand Complex -- Humero-Radio-Ulnar Complex -- Cleido-Scapulo-Humeral Complex -- Conclusion -- Eye Mobility -- Introduction -- Three Specific Features Important to Understand -- Conclusion -- Facial Mimic -- Introduction -- Facial Superior Orbital Floor -- Facial Inferior Buccal Floor -- Masticatory Function -- Introduction -- Movements of TMJ -- Control of Mandibular Posture -- Speaking and Swallowing -- Introduction -- The Aero-Digestive Cross Way -- Swallowing -- Phonation -- Bladder and Rectum Incontinences -- Introduction -- Technical Problems and Solutions -- Command and Control -- Ejaculation and Orgasm -- Introduction -- Technical Problems af Copulation -- Motor Of Inference: The Orgasm -- Conclusions.
- Computers helping people with special needs 11th international conference, ICCHP 2008, Linz, Austria, July 9-11, 2008 : proceedings 2008, Springer
- Coping with chronic illness and disability theoretical, empirical, and clinical aspects 2007, SpringerPart I: An introduction to coping theory and research / H. Livneh and E. Martz -- Psychodynamic adn cognitive theories of coping / C.L. Radnitz and L. Tiersky -- Hierarchical coping : a conceptual framework for understanding coping within the context of chronic illness and disability / J. Chronister and F. Chan -- The social context of coping / J.F. Kosciulek -- Reauthoring the self : chronic sorrow and posttraumatic stress following the onset of CID / S. Roos and R.A. Neimeyer -- Adaptive tasks and methods of coping with illness and disability / R.H. Moos and C.J. Holahan. Part II: Coping with AIDS : the challenges of an evolving disease / J. Walkup and L. Cramer-Berness -- Coping with arthritis : from vulnerability to resilience / B.W. Smith and J. Dalen -- Coping with burn injury: research summary and a new model of the influence of coping on psychological complications / J.A. Fauerbach, M.G. Bresnick and M.T. Smith -- Coping with cancer : findings on research and intervention studies / S.L. Manne -- Coping with diabetes : psychological determinants of diabetes outcomes / J. Wagner and H. Tennen -- Coping with epilepsy : research and interventions / M. Bishop and C.A. Allen -- Coping with heart disease : implications for prevention and treatment / K.K. Bennett and J.L. Boothby -- Coping with multiple sclerosis : considerations and interventions / K. McNulty -- Coping with chronic pain : a stress-appraisal coping model / B.E. Thorn and K.E. Dixon -- Coping with severe mental illness : a multifaceted approach / S. Kravetz and D. Roe -- Coping with spinal cord injuries : wholeness is a state of mind / E. Martz and H. Livneh -- Coping with traumatic brain injury : existential challenges and managing hope / J.H. Hinkebein and R.C. Stucky -- Appendix of commonly used coping instruments.
- Cortical connectivity brain stimulation for assessing and modulating cortical connectivity and function 2012, SpringerThe study and modulation of cortical connections is a rapidly growing area in neuroscience. This unique book by prominent researchers in the field covers recent advances in this area. The first section of the book describes studies of cortical connections, modulation of cortical connectivity and changes in cortical connections with activities such as motor learning and grasping in primates. The second section covers the use of non-invasive brain stimulation to study and modulate cortical connectivity in humans. The last section describes changes in brain connectivity in neurological and psychiatric diseases, and potential new treatments that manipulate brain connectivity. This book provides an up-to-date view of the study of cortical connectivity, and covers its role in both fundamental neuroscience and potential clinical applications.
- Current diagnosis & treatment, physical medicine & rehabilitation 2015, AccessMedicine
- Designing accessible technology 2006, Springer
- Designing inclusive futures 2008, Springer
- Ergonomics for rehabilitation professionals 2009, CRCnetBASE
- Essential physical medicine and rehabilitation 2006, SpringerTraumatic brain injury / Ramnik Singh and Michael W. O'Dell -- Stroke / Brenda S. Mallory -- Spinal cord injury / Monifa Brooks and Steven Kirshblum -- Prosthetics and orthotics / Heikki Uustal -- Cardiac rehabilitation / Mathew N. Bartels -- Pulmonary rehabilitation / Mathew N. Bartels -- Pediatric rehabilitation / Jilda N. Vargus-Adams -- Neuromuscular rehabilitation / Nancy E. Strauss, Shikha Sethi, and Stanley J. Myers -- Cancer rehabilitation / Michael D. Stubblefield and Christian M. Custodio -- Orthopedic rehabilitation / C. David Lin -- Spine and musculoskeletal medicine / Grant Cooper, Yusuf Tatli, and Gregory E. Lutz -- Electrodiagnostic medicine / Joseph Feinberg ... [et al.].
- Essentials of physical medicine and rehabilitation musculoskeletal disorders, pain, and rehabilitation. Third edition [3rd ed.] 2015, MD Consult
- Exercise and physical functioning in osteoarthritis medical, neuromuscular and behavioral perspectives 2014, SpringerOsteoarthritis (OA) is among the top 10 of most disabling diseases in the Western world. It is the major cause of pain and disability among the elderly. This book provides a contextual review of recent research on neuromuscular factors and behavioral risk factors for functional decline in OA, with a special emphasis on explanatory mechanisms. In addition, the book discusses innovative approaches to exercise and physical activity in OA, derived from research on behavioral and neuromuscular risk factors for functional decline in OA. Recent research has shown that neuromuscular factors (such as muscle strength, joint laxity) and behavioral factors (such as avoidance of activity, depressed mood) predict pain and disability in OA. Furthermore, exercise and physical activity are among the dominant interventions aiming at reducing pain and disability, and innovative interventions targeting neuromuscular and behavioral interventions have been recently developed. This research has been published as separate papers, with the result that the field is in need of an integrative contextual review that puts the research into theoretical perspective.
- Flexibility, a concise guide to conditioning, performance enhancement, injury prevention, and rehabilitation 2008, Springer
- I. Foundations of Injury in Athletics -- Classification of Injuries in Athletics, p. 3-23 -- Science of Training and Injury in Athletics, p. 25-43 -- Balance as a Risk Factor for Athletic Injuries, p. 45-75 -- Fatigue-Related Injuries in Athletes, p. 77-95 -- Nutrition as a Risk Factor for Injury in Elite Athletes, p. 97-109 -- II. Coaches and Athletes' Perspectives of Injury -- Injury in Athletics: Coaches' Point of View, p. 113-146 -- Injury from Athletes' Perspectives, p. 147-159 -- Interviews with Injured Athletes, p. 161-195 -- Overuse Injuries: Students' Points of View, p. 197-216 -- Fitness Assessment in Athletes, p. 217-239 -- III. Psychological Traumas in Athletes -- Psychological Trauma: Unfortunate Experience in Athletics, p. 243-267 -- Fear as Adaptive or Maladaptive Form of Emotional Response, p. 269-287 -- Fear of Injury, Kinesiophobia & Perceived Risk, p. 289-309 -- Multiple Facets of Pain due to Injury, p. 311-330 -- Psychological Trauma: Case Studies, p. 331-355 -- Psychological Trauma: Age & Gender Factors, p. 357-374 -- IV. Concussion in Athletes -- Concussion: Why Bother?, p. 377-398 -- Concussion Classification: Historical Perspectives and Current Trends, p. 399-414 -- Evaluation of Concussion: Signs and Symptoms, p. 415-445 -- Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children, p. 447-466 -- V. Injury Rehabilitation -- Integrated Injury Rehabilitation, p. 469-491 -- EEG & Neurofeedback in Rehabilitation, p. 493-513 -- Virtual Reality in Injury Rehabilitation, p. 515-540.
- Functional movement development across the life span. 3rd ed. 2012, ScienceDirectFunctional independence : a lifelong goal -- Theories affecting development -- Motor development -- Motor control and motor learning -- Evaluation of function, activity, and participation -- Skeletal system changes -- Muscle system changes -- Cardiovascular and pulmonary systems changes -- Nervous system changes -- Sensory system changes -- Vital functions -- Posture and balance -- Locomotion -- Prehension -- Health and fitness.
- Fundamentals of hand therapy clinical reasoning and treatment guidelines for common diagnoses of the upper extremity. 2nd ed. 2014, ScienceDirectPerfect for hand therapy specialists, hand therapy students, and any other professional who encounters clients with upper extremity issues, Fundamentals of Hand Therapy, 2nd Edition contains everything you need to make sound therapy decisions. Coverage includes hand anatomy, the evaluation process, and diagnosis-specific information. Expert tips, treatment guidelines, and case studies round out this comprehensive text designed to help you think critically about each client's individual needs. Clinical Pearls and Precautions highlight relevant information learned by the experienced author and contributors that you can apply to clinical practice.Case examples included in the diagnoses chapters in Part Three demonstrate the use of clinical reasoning and a humanistic approach in treating the client.Diagnosis-specific information in the final section of the book is well-organized to give you quick access to the information you need.Special features sections such as Questions to Discuss with the Physician, What to Say to Clients, Tips from the Field, and more help readers find their own clinical voices. Online sample exercises give you a pool to pull from during professional practice.
- Geriatric physical therapy. 3rd ed. 2012, ScienceDirectGeriatric Physical Therapy offers a comprehensive presentation of geriatric physical therapy science and practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, editors Andrew Guccione, Rita Wong, and Dale Avers and their contributors provide current information on aging-related changes in function, the impact of these changes on patient examination and evaluation, and intervention approaches that maximize optimal aging. Chapters emphasize evidence-based content that clinicians can use throughout the patient management process. Six new chapters include: Exercise Prescription, Older Adults and Their Families, Impaired Joint Mobility, Impaired Motor Control, Home-based Service Delivery, and Hospice and End of Life. Clinically accurate and relevant while at the same time exploring theory and rationale for evidence-based practice, it's perfect for students and practicing clinicians. It's also an excellent study aid for the Geriatric Physical Therapy Specialization exam. Comprehensive coverage provides all the foundational knowledge needed for effective management of geriatric disorders. Content is written and reviewed by leading experts in the field to ensure information is authoritative, comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. A highly readable writing style and consistent organization make it easy to understand difficult concepts. Tables and boxes organize and summarize important information and highlight key points for quick reference. A well-referenced and scientific approach provides the depth to understand processes and procedures. Theory mixed with real case examples show how concepts apply to practice and help you enhance clinical decision-making skills. Standard APTA terminology familiarizes you with terms used in practice.
- Hand function a practical guide to assessment 2014, SpringerAccurate assessment of hand function is critical to any treatment regimen of the hand compromised patient. Hand Function is a practical, clinical book which provides the knowledge needed to distinguish the different dimensions of hand function, particularly impairment, disability and handicap. Beginning with an overview of basic principles and examination, subsequent chaptersevaluate the hand function inspecific afflicted populations, including the rheumatoid patient, the stroke patient, the trauma patient, the geriatric patient and the pediatric patient, as well as special populations such asdiabetes mellitus patients and musicians. An appendix containing hand function scales essential to theassessment ofdisability is also included. Rheumatologists, physiatrists, hand surgeons, orthopedists, occupational therapistsand physical therapists will all find Hand Function a useful and valuable addition to their clinical references.
- Part 1. Burn injuries and their psychosocial and long time consequences -- Acute stress disorder and post traumatic stress disorder in individuals suffering from burn injury / Sherri Sharp and Walter J. Meyer III -- Long term consequences of burn injuries / Shelley Wiechman -- Part 2. Burn wound healing, documentation, scar management and rehabilitation -- Skin architecture and function / Adelheid Elbe-Bürger -- Burn wound healing: Pathophysiology / Luc Teot, Sami Otman, Antonio Brancati and Rainer Mittermayr -- Burn scar treatment / Luc Teot, Sami Otman, Antonio Brancati and Rainer Mittermayr -- Scar assessment / Pauline D. H. M. Verhaegen, Martijn B. A. van der Wal, Esther Middelkoop and Paul P. M. van Zuijlen -- The future of wound documentation: Three-dimensional, evidence-based, intuitive and thorough / Michael Giretzlehner, Lars-Peter Kamolz, Johannes Dirnberger and Robert Owen -- Evaluation of mimic function in patients with facial burns by use of the three-dimensional video-analysis / Maria Michaelidou and Manfred Frey -- Rehabilitation and scar management / Lars-Peter Kamolz and Marc G. Jeschke -- Exercise / Karen J. Kowalske, Serina J. McEntire and Oscar E. Suman -- Part 3. Burn reconstruction (Principles and techniques) -- Principles of burn reconstruction / Lars-Peter Kamolz and David B. Lumenta -- Tissue expanders in burn surgery / Norbert Pallua and Erhan Demir -- Burn reconstruction: Skin substitutes and tissue engineering / Raymund E. Horch and Volker J. Schmidt -- Twelve year follow-up: A clinical study on dermal regeneration / Monica C. T. Bloemen, Paul P. M. van Zuijlen and Esther Middelkoop -- Generation of adipose tissue based on tissue engineering: An overview / Maike Keck, David B. Lumenta and Lars-Peter Kamolz -- Part 4. Burn reconstruction (Specific regions) -- Burn reconstruction: Neck region / Norbert Pallua and Erhan Demir -- Burn reconstruction: Eye region / Andreas Heckmann and Peter M. Vogt -- Reconstruction of the post burn ear / Andrew Burd -- Reconstruction of the perioral region after facial burns / Timo Alexander Spanholtz and Riccardo E. Giunta -- Nasal reconstruction / Lars-Peter Kamolz, Maike Keck, Harald Selig and David B. Lumenta -- Reconstruction/Correction of burn alopecia / Lars-Peter Kamolz, Maike Keck, Harald Selig and David B. Lumenta -- Burn reconstruction: Breast / Eva Koellensperger and Guenter Germann -- Reconstruction of burn deformities of the lower extremity / Christian Ottomann and Bernd Hartmann -- Thermal injuries to the foot / Thilo Schenck and Riccardo E. Giunta -- Burn reconstruction: Hand and upper extremity / Hugo Benito Kitzinger, Birgit Karle and Manfred Frey -- Part 5. Burn reconstruction (Future perspectives) -- Burn reconstruction -- Future perspectives: Facial transplantation / Maria Siemionow and Fatih Zor -- Modern myoprostheses in electric burn injuries of the upper extremity / Oskar C. Aszmann, Hans Diet, Tatjana Paternostro and Manfred Frey.
- International handbook of occupational therapy interventions 2009, Springer
- Managing sports injuries a guide for students and clinicians. 4th ed. 2011, ScienceDirectHealing -- Sports massage -- Taping in sport -- Physical training and injury -- Exercise therapy -- First contact management -- Lower limb motion during walking, running, and jumping -- The hip and thigh -- The knee -- The shin -- The ankle -- The foot -- The lumbar spine -- The thorax and thoracic spine -- The cervical spine -- Facial injury -- The shoulder -- The elbow -- The wrist and hand.
- Managing the injured athlete assessment, rehabilitation, and return to play 2011, ScienceDirectManaging the Injured Athlete is an innovative clinically-focused pocketbook which aims to support the clinician out in the field, helping answer clinical queries and solve problems when there may be nothing else to refer to. It focuses on developing the clinician's clinical reasoning skills, recognizing that patterns of clinical presentation are the key to problem-solving and formulating a diagnosis. As well as covering assessment, treatment and rehabilitation, the experienced authors discuss the clinician's role within a team, athlete confidentiality, travelling with athletes, drugs and doping issues, working in different climates and return to play considerations. Throughout the pocketbook patterns of positive findings are given as a key to indicate how frequently clinicians can expect to come across certain subjective and objective markers for a given condition. Starts from the point of subjective and objective examination - assessment not diagnosis Highlighted evidence points to solid literature supporting the intervention described Clinical Tips and Further Reading Case studies demonstrate principles of injury rehabilitation in practice Handy, durable format small enough to use in the field and for quick reference.
- Massage. 2. Aufl. 2006, Springer
- Massive rotator cuff tears diagnosis and management 2015, Springer
- A reference suitable for orthopedic surgeons, trauma surgeons, sports medicine fellows, orthopedic surgery residents, physical therapists, physician assistants, and all health professionals who treat traumatic injuries of the knee. Vastly expanded from its first publication, new topics in this edition include: -ACL based multiple ligament knee injury-Mechanical graft tensioning-Fracture dislocations-Articular cartilage restoration-Meniscus transplantation-Extensor mechanism restoration. Hundreds of illustrations and photographs facilitate easy comprehension of the text. Covering everything from anatomy and biomechanics through diagnosis, classification, both non-surgical and surgical management, complications and selected case studies, gives a complete picture of a complex pathologic entity.
- Multiple sclerosis rehabilitation from impairment to participation 2013, CRCnetBASE"This edited handbook provides a comprehensive resource to inform and guide health and rehabilitation practitioners as they engage in the rehabilitation process with multiple sclerosis patients. The text provides a broad-based perspective on multiple sclerosis, how it influences everyday life, and the strategies that can be employed by rehabilitation practitioners to enable people with MS to fully engage in everyday life. The first section offers an overview of MS basics; the next two sections describe MS rehabilitation to manage impairments and to enhance activity and participation among MS patients; and the final section presents contextual factors that may influence MS rehabilitation efforts"--Provided by publisher.
- Neurorehabilitation technology 2012, SpringerIntroduction: rationale for robot use -- Part I: Basic framework -- Part II: How do we apply technology (robots) for treatment challenges and limitations: a theoretical framework -- Part III: Robots for upper extremity recovery in stroke/spinal cord injury: technological aspects -- Part IV: Robots for upper extremity recovery in stroke/spinal cord injury: clinical applications -- Part V: Robotics for lower extremity (locomotion): technological aspects -- Part VI: Robotics for lower extremity (locomotion): clinical applications -- Part VII: Specifics aspects of neurorehabilitation technology: robots versus passive systems -- Part VIII: Specifics aspects of neurorehabilitation technology: lower extremity robots -- Part IX: Specifics aspects of neurorehabilitation technology: restoration of bladder function after stroke/spinal cord injury -- Epilogue: what lies ahead.
- Orthopedic rehabilitation, assessment, and enablement 2007, Springer
- Orthotics & prosthetics in rehabilitation. 3rd ed. 2013, ClinicalKeyThe most comprehensive physical therapy text available on the topic, Orthotics & Prosthetics in Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition, is your one-stop resource for clinically relevant rehabilitation information. Evidence-based coverage offers essential guidelines on orthotic/prosthetic prescription, pre- and post-intervention gait assessment and outcome measurement, and working with special populations. Whether you are a student or a clinician, this text provides the strong foundation in and appreciation for the field of orthotics and prosthetics that will give you the critical skills needed when working with this unique client population. Inside you'll find: comprehensive coverage of rehabilitation in a variety of environments, including acute care, long-term care, home health care, and outpatient settings; authoritative information from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd edition is incorporated throughout to keep you up to date with the recognized standard in the field; WHO International Classification of Function model provides consistent language and an international standard to describe and measure health and disability from a biopsychosocial perspective; case studies present real-life scenarios that demonstrate how key concepts apply to clinical decision making and evidence-based practice; and a visually appealing 2-color design and a wealth of tables and boxes highlight vital information for quick reference and ease of use. New to this edition: NEW! Chapter on athletics after amputation exploring advanced training and athletics, including running and athletic competition, to enhance the quality of life for persons with amputation; NEW! Chapter on the high risk foot and wound healing helps you recognize, treat, and manage wounds for the proper fit and managemnt of the patient; NEW! Chatper on advanced prosthetic rehabilitation provides more thorough rehabilitation methods beyond the early care of persons learning to use thier prostheses; updated photos and illustration reflect current clinical practice; and updated chapters covering assessment of gait with a focus on clinically useful outcome measures, motor control and motor learning incorporating new insights into neuroplasticity and functional recovery, and a NEW integrated chapter on lower extremity orthoses that assist in clincial decision making about the best options for your patients.
- Pain procedures in clinical practice. 3rd ed. 2011, ScienceDirectSection I. Basic Principles of Procedures -- Section II. Soft Tissue & Joint Injections -- Section III. Complementary & Alternative Medical Procedures -- Section IV. Peripheral Nerve Blocks -- Section V. Spine -- Section VI. Physical Modalities for Pain Management.
- Palpation techniques surface anatomy for physical therapists 2011, Thieme Book
- Pediatric life care planning and case management. 2nd ed. 2011, CRCnetBASEpt. 1. Normal growth and development of children -- pt. 2. The roles of the life care plan team -- pt. 3. Chronic conditions and disability states -- pt. 4. Forensic considerations -- pt. 5. Special issues.
- Pelvic floor re-education principles and practice. 2nd ed. 2008, SpringerPart I. Function and Dysfunction of the Pelvic Floor and Viscera -- Functional Anatomy of the Pelvic Floor and Lower Urinary Tract / Daniele Perucchini and John O. L. DeLancey -- Neural Control of Pelvic Floor Muscles / David B. Vodušek -- The Effects of Pregnancy and Childbirth on the Pelvic Floor / Kaven Baessler and Bernhard Schüssler -- Muscle Function and Ageing / Brenda Russell and Linda Brubaker -- Urinary Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction / Annette Kuhn and Bernhard Schüssler -- Pelvic Organ Prolapse / Peggy A. Norton -- Anal Incontinence, Constipation, and Obstructed Defecation / Abdul H. Sultan and A. Muti Abulaffi -- Overactive Pelvic Floor Muscles and Related Pain / Wendy F. Bower -- Part II. Evaluation of the Pelvic Floor -- Clinical Evaluation of the Pelvic Floor Muscles / Diane K. Newman and Jo Laycock -- Examination of Patients with Pelvic Organ Prolapse / Ursula M. Peschers -- Urodynamics / Ursula M. Peschers -- Applying Urodynamic Findings to Clinical Practice / Christopher K. Payne -- Anorectal Physiology / David Z. Lubowski and Michael L. Kennedy -- Ultrasound Imaging / Kaven Baessler and Heinz Kölbl -- Magnetic Resonance Imaging / Thomas Treumann, Ralf Tunn and Bernhard Schüssler -- Electrophysiology / Clare J. Fowler and David B. Vodušek -- Outcome Measures in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation / Kate H. Moore and Emmanuel Karantanis -- Part III. Techniques of Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and Muscle Training -- Concepts of Neuromuscular Rehabilitation and Pelvic Floor Muscle Training / Jo Laycock -- Exercise, Feedback, and Biofeedback / Pauline E. Chiarelli and Kate H. Moore -- Electrical Stimulation / Wendy F. Bower -- Extracorporeal Magnetic Stimulation / Alastair R. Morris and Kate H. Moore -- Devices / Ingrid Nygaard and Peggy A. Norton -- Alternative Methods to Pelvic Floor Muscle Awareness and Training / Kaven Baessler and Barbara E. Bell -- Part IV. Treatment: Condition-Specific Assessment and Approaches -- Behavioral Treatment / Kathryn L. Burgio -- Stress Urinary Incontinence / Jo Laycock -- Evidence for the Effectiveness of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training in the Treatment and Antenatal Prevention of Female Urinary Incontinence / E. Jean C. Hay-Smith and Kate H. Moore -- Postpartum Management of the Pelvic Floor / Pauline E. Chiarelli -- Role of a Perineal Clinic / Ranee Thakar -- Overactive Bladder / Kathryn L. Burgio, Dudley Robinson and Linda Cardozo -- Sexual Dysfunction and the Overactive Pelvic Floor / Wendy F. Bower -- Anal Incontinence and Evacuation Difficulties / Christine Norton -- Incontinence During Sports and Fitness Activities / Alain P. Bourcier -- Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Pessary Treatment / Jane A. Schulz and Elena Kwon -- Part V. What to Do if Physiotherapy Fails? -- Stress Urinary Incontinence: Choice of Surgery / Stuart L. Stanton -- Genital Prolapse: Surgery for Failed Conservative Treatment / Stuart L. Stanton -- The Anal Sphincter / Klaus E. Matzel, Manuel Besendörfer and Stefanie Kuschel.
- Physical medicine and rehabilitation secrets. 3rd ed. 2008, ClinicalKey"This completely updated top-seller in physical medicine and rehabilitation continues the tradition of the highly popular Secrets Series. From anatomy and physiology of the nervous and musculoskeletal system to medical complications in rehabilitation to work and rehabilitationthis book presents all the key elements you need for clinical use, rounds, and board preparation."--Publisher's website.
- Physical medicine and rehabilitation. 4th ed. 2011, ClinicalKeyThe physiatric history and physical examination -- Examination of the pediatric patient -- Adult neurogenic communication disorders -- Psychological assessment and intervention in rehabilitation -- Gait analysis: technology and clinical applications -- Impairment rating and disability determination -- Neurologic and musculoskeletal imaging studies -- Quality and outcome measures for medical rehabilitation -- Electrodiagnostic medicine I: fundamental principles -- Electrodiagnostic medicine II: clinical evaluation and findings -- Electrodiagnostic medicine III: case studies -- Rehabilitation and prosthetic restoration in upper limb amputation -- Rehabilitation and prosthetic restoration in lower limb amputation -- Upper limb orthotic devices -- Lower limb orthotic devices -- Spinal orthoses -- Wheelchairs and seating systems -- Therapeutic exercise -- Manipulation, traction, and massage -- Physical agent modalities -- Electrical stimulation -- Integrative medicine in rehabilitation -- Computer assistive devices and environmental controls -- Peripheral joint and soft tissue injection techniques -- Spinal injection techniques -- Achieving functional independence -- Rehabilitation of patients with swallowing disorders -- Management of bladder dysfunction -- Neurogenic bowel: dysfunction and rehabilitation -- Spasticity management -- Sexuality dysfunction and disability -- Prevention and management of chronic wounds -- Cardiac rehabilitation -- Pulmonary rehabilitation -- Employment of persons with disabilities -- Rheumatic diseases -- Common neck problems -- Musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb -- Musculoskeletal disorders of the lower limb -- Low back pain -- Osteoporosis -- Chronic pain -- Muscle pain syndromes -- Sports medicine -- Occupational rehabilitation -- Motor neuron diseases -- Rehabilitation of patients with neuropathies -- Myopathic disorders -- Traumatic brain injury -- Stroke syndromes -- Degenerative movement disorders of the central nervous system -- Multiple sclerosis -- Cerebral palsy -- Myelominingocele and other spinal dysraphisms -- Spinal cord injury -- Lower limb peripheral vascular disease -- Cancer rehabilitation -- Burn rehabilitation -- Geriatric rehabilitation -- Transplantation of organs: rehabilitation to maximize outcomes -- International physical medicine and rehabilitation.
- Physical rehabilitation of paralysed facial muscles functional and morphological correlates 2011, Springer
- Physical rehabilitation of the injured athlete. 4th ed. 2012, ScienceDirectSection 1. Foundational concepts in rehabilitation -- section 2. Upper extremity -- section 3. Spine -- section 4. Lower extremity -- section 5. Restoration of athletic performance.
- "Clinical evidence clearly demonstrates that physical therapeutic measures begun as soon as possible after a stroke, often within 24 to 48 hours, greatly increase everyday competence and quality of life. Physical Therapy for the Stroke Patient: Early Stage Rehabilitation covers all the issues that physical therapists must deal with in this critical period: assessment of patients' abilities; care during the acute phase; early mobilization; effects of medication; risk factors; ethical questions; and much more. It provides complete guidelines on how to examine and treat the patient, the dosage" of physical therapy required, and the key differences between early and late stage rehabilitation after stroke. Special Features Information-packed chapter on Optimizing Functional Motor Recovery after Stroke," written by J. Carr and R. Shepherd, pioneers in the field and the first to correlate motor learning and stroke recovery Case studies throughout the book offering direct, hands-on examples of evaluation and treatment methods Nearly 150 color photographs demonstrating step-by-step physical therapy techniques used in actual practice Hundreds of references to the literature that support the evidence-based approach presented in the book For all physical and occupational therapists who must answer the question, How much therapy will help my patient?", this book provides clear, well-informed answers. Not only will it increase your therapeutic skills and confidence, but it will also expand your knowledge of the medical issues and long-term outcomes for the post-stroke patients in your care"--Provided by publisher.
- Physical therapy of cerebral palsy 2007, Springer
- Physical therapy of the shoulder. 5th ed. 2012, ScienceDirectGuide to practice -- Mechanics of movement and evaluation -- Functional anatomy and mechanics -- Throwing injuries -- Examinations and evaluation of the shoulder -- Neurologic considerations -- Interrelationship of the spine, rib cage, and shoulder -- Neural tissue evaluation and treatment -- Sensory integration and neuromuscular control of the shoulder -- Evaluation and treatment of brachial plexus lesions -- Special considerations -- Impingement syndrome and impingement-related instability -- Shoulder instability -- Frozen shoulder -- Etiology and evaluation of rotator cuff pathologic conditions and rehabilitation -- Visceral referred pain to the shoulder -- Treatment approaches -- Manual therapy techniques -- Muscle length testing and electromyographic evidence for manual strength testing and exercises for the shoulder -- Myofascial trigger points of the shoulder -- Strength training concepts -- Surgical considerations -- Rotator cuff repairs -- Surgical approach to shoulder instabilities -- Total shoulder replacements.
- Pilates - a teachers' manual exercise with mats and equipment for prevention and rehabilitation 2014, Springer"Millions of people use Pilates training to improve health and fitness, or regain movement capability following injury or disease. Competent, professional support from physiotherapists, sports teachers and trainers is of vital importance for every client or patient. "Pilates: A teachers' manual“ provides you, as a professional, with fundamental teaching structures and practical guidelines. The concepts which characterized the traditional approach to Pilates are combined with the evolved methods of modern Pilates training, and backed up by current findings in sports science and kinesiology."--Publisher's website.
- PNF in practice an illustrated guide. 3rd ed. 2008, Springer
- PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation) is a concept to therapeutic exercise which therapists all over the world have found effective for treating patients with a wide range of diagnoses. The approach presented in this richly illustrated guide is based on the concepts set out by Dr. Herman Kabat and taught by Margaret Knott. The fully revised fourth edition demonstrates how the principles of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and aspects of motor learning and motor control (from hands-on to hands-off management) are applied in modern PNF evaluation and treatment. A new fresh fully-coloured design and layout highlights the clearly structured way in which philosophy, basic procedures and treatment patterns of PNF are based. New for this edition -Fully revised introductory chapter on the PNF basics, now including discussion and demonstration of ICF and Motor Learning aspects in detailed case study. -Throughout chapters, new additional case studies that help visualize the application of PNF applications in promoting the patients everyday-life motor skills on activity and participation levels.
- Practical evidence-based physiotherapy. 2nd ed. 2011, ScienceDirectEvidence-based physiotherapy : what, why and how? -- What do I need to know? -- What constitutes evidence? -- Finding the evidence -- Can I trust this evidence? -- What does this evidence mean for my practice? -- Clinical guidelines as a resource for evidence-based physiotherapy -- When and how should new therapies be introduced into clinical practice? -- Making it happen -- Am I on the right track?
- "This volume is the most recent installment of the Progress in Motor Control series. It contains contributions based on presentations by invited speakers at the Progress in Motor Control IX meeting held in at McGill University, Montreal, in July, 2013. Progress in Motor Control is the official scientific meeting of the International Society of Motor Control (ISMC). The Progress in Motor Control IXI meeting, and consequently this volume, provide a broad perspective on the latest research on motor control in humans and other species"--Publisher's description.
- Progress in motor control. A Multidisciplinary perspective 2009, Springer
- Model-based and model-free mechanisms of human motor learning / Adrian M. Haith, John W. Krakauer -- The molecular basis of experience-dependent motor system development / Robert G. Kalb, Weiguo Zhou, Lei Zhang -- Neurocognitive mechanisms of error-based motor learning / Rachael D. Seidler ... [et al.] -- Plasticity in the motor network following primary motor cortex lesion / Numa Dancause -- The mirror system in monkeys and humans and its possible motor-based functions / Leonardo Fogassi, Luciano Simone -- A molecular basis for intrinsic muscle properties : implications for motor control / Kiisa C. Nishikawa ... [et al.] -- Theoretical and methodological issues in serial correlation analysis / Didier Delignières, Vivien Marmelat -- On the control of unstable objects : the dynamics of human stick balancing / Ramesh Balasubramaniam -- Intermittent motor control : the "drift-and-act" hypothesis / John G. Milton.
- The disability paradigm / David Pfeiffer -- Understanding how disability is defined and conceptualized in the literature / Barbara J. Lutz and Barbara J. Bowers -- An integrative conceptual framework of disability : new directions for research / Denise G. Tate and Constance Pledger -- Transforming psychological practice and society : policies that reflect the new paradigm / Carol J. Gill, Donald G. Kewman, and Ruth W. Brannon -- Social work practice with people with disabilities in the era of disability rights / Richard L. Beaulaurier and Samuel H. Taylor -- Models of disability : implications for the counseling profession / Julie F. Smart and David W. Smart -- The contribution of the physically and mentally handicapped to development / Jean Vanier -- Personal perspective : coping with a journey toward recovery : from the inside out / Dale Walsh -- Psychological adaptation to chronic illness and disability : a primer for counselors / Hanoch Livneh and Richard F. Antonak -- Objective self-awareness and stigma : implications for persons with visible disabilities / Andrew A. Phemister and Nancy M. Crewe -- Psychosocial issues of women with physical disabilities : the continuing gender debate / Margaret A. Nosek and Rosemary B. Hughes -- Female sexuality and spinal cord injury : counselling implications / Eva Miller and Irmo Marini -- Cross-cultural counseling issues of males who sustain a disability / Irmo Marini -- Psychiatric and psychological issues in survivors of major disasters / Carol S. North -- Quality of life and psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness and acquired disability : a conceptual and theoretical synthesis / Malachy Bishop -- Six principles relating disability and psychological adjustment / Franklin C. Shontz -- Personal perspective : using rational emotive behavior therapy techniques to cope with disability / Albert Ellis -- Family decision making in foregoing life-extending treatments / Virginia P. Tilden ... [et al.] -- My child is not my carer : mothers with physical disablities and the well-being of children / Ora Prilleltenshy -- Parenting a child with a chronic medical condition / Jane Case-Smith -- In the midst of a hurricane : a case study of a couple living with AIDS / Lydia P. Buki, Lori Kogan, Bethanne Keen, and Patti Uman -- Parental illness, family functioning, and adolescent well-being : a family ecology framework to guide research / Sara Pedersen -- Life's challenges : curse or opportunity? Counseling families of persons with disabilities / Mary R. Hulnick and H. Ronald Hulnick -- Personal perspectives : my life with muscular dystrophy : lessons and opportunities / Robert P. Winske -- Dealing with Spina Bifida : mother's perspective / Janet Lingerman -- The construct of hope in the rehabilitation process / Amy B. Collins and Marvin D. Kuehn -- Spirituality in disability and illness / Judy Kaye and Senthil Kumar Raghavan -- Spiritual factors and adjustment in medical rehabilitation : understanding forgiveness as a means of coping / Jon R. Webb -- The psychosocial impact on survivors of extraordinary, stressful, and traumatic events : principles and practices in critical incident response for rehabilitation counselors / Mark A. Strebnicki -- War, death, and bereavement : how we can help / Joan Beder -- Users of assistive technology : the human component / Martin G. Brodwin, Tristen Star, and Elizabeth Cardoso -- Changes in attitudes toward people with handicaps / Beatrice A. Wright -- Personal perspective : recovery and the rehabilitation process : a personal journey / James T. Herbert -- The implications of positive psychology and wellness for rehabilitation counselor education / Irmo Marini and Mitka Chacon -- "Successful aging" : a disability perspective / Meredith Minkler and Pamela Fadem -- The promise of the International classification of functioning, disability, and health (ICF) -- Recovery from psychiatric disabilities / Patricia B. Nemec and Cheryl J. Gagne -- Psychological adaptation to disability : perspectives from chaos and complexity theory / Hanoch Livneh and Randall M. Parker -- Eugenics, euthanasia, and physician-assisted suicide : an overview for rehabilitation professionals / Steve Zanskas and Wendy Coduti -- Reflections and considerations / Arthur E. Dell Orto and Paul Power -- Aging and disability : toward a unified agenda / Irving Kenneth Zola -- Personal statement : life lessons taught me by my disability / Alfred H. DeGraff -- Personal statement : one more burden, a mother's perspective / Bernadette.
- Psychoprosthetics 2008, Springer
- Radiologically-guided approach to musculoskeletal anatomy 2013, SpringerIntroduction -- Introduction / Antonio Zicca, Alberto Tagliafico -- Upper limb -- Shoulder / Erica Fisci, Alberto Tagliafico -- Elbow / Alberto Tagliafico, Carlo Martinoli -- Wrist / Alberto Tagliafico, Carlo Martinoli -- Lower limb -- Hip / Alberto Tagliafico, Erica Fisci, Carlo Martinoli -- Knee / Alberto Tagliafico, Carlo Martinoli -- Ankle / Bianca Bignotti, Carlo Martinoli, Alberto Tagliafico -- Spine -- Spine / Erica Fisci, Alberto Tagliafico
- Re-engineering of the damaged brain and spinal cord evidence-based neurorehabilitation 2005, Springer
- Rehab clinical pocket guide rehabilitation medicine 2013, Springer"Designed in a concise, easy-to-read style for a wide variety of medical occupations, the Rehab Clinical Pocket Guide is the ideal, handy reference for rehabilitation professionals and other health providers. Divided into four sections that cover inpatient care, clinical strategies, outpatient care, and additional diagnostics and therapeutics, this is the first book of its kind to contain all of the relevant clinical information needed on the rehabilitation unit, including specific admission order sets and topics such as medication dosing, consultant recommendations, specific rehabilitation goals and treatments, and even billing details for various diagnoses. The Rehab Clinical Pocket Guide offers all the clinical material needed to properly treat patients and excel in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation and will prove an indispensable resource for medical students, residents, physicians, therapists and nutritionists."--P. 4 of cover."
- Rehabilitation outcome measures 2010, ScienceDirectOutcome measurement and practice -- International classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF) -- How to choose an outcome measure -- Reliability : error in measurement -- Validity -- Measuring change -- Measuring mobility -- Measuring physical activity -- Measuring fatigue -- Measuring neurological conditions and rehabilitation -- Evaluating satisfaction.
- "Resistance training is a form of strength training in which each effort is performed against a specific, opposing force generated by resistance. Increasing evidence-based research highlights the importance of not only aerobic exercise, but resistance training in the prevention, management, and treatment of many chronic conditions. This book presents research on the benefits of resistance training for chronic diseases/disorders. Chapters cover resistance training to treat cardiovascular disease, metabolic diseases, cancer, orthopedic diseases, and neuromuscular disorders"-- Provided by publisher.
- Science of phototherapy an introduction 2005, Springer
- Cerebral palsy detection : from John Little to the present / Giovanni Cioni, Paola B. Paolicelli -- Guide to the interpretation of cerebral palsy / Adriano Ferrari, Silvia Alboresi -- Functional diagnosis in infants and in very young children : early predictive signs / Giovanni Cioni, Andrea Guzzetta, Vittorio Belmonti -- Motor defects / Adriano Ferrari -- Perceptive defects / Adriano Ferrari -- Praxic organization disorders / Simonetta Muzzini, Federico Posteraro, Roberta Leonetti -- Visual and oculomotor disorders / Andrea Guzzetta ... [et al.] -- Neuropsychological evaluation / Daniels Brizzolara, Paola Brovedani, Giovanni Ferretti -- Emotional, behavioral and social disorders in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy / Gabriele Masi, Paolo Brovedani -- Observing interactions / Sandra Maestro -- Critical aspects of classifications / Adriano Ferrari -- Kinematic classification / Adriano Ferrari -- Tetraplegic forms / Adriano Ferrari ... [et al.] -- Dysperceptive forms / Silvia Alboresi ... [et al.] -- Forms of diplegia / Adriano Ferrari ... [et al.] -- Forms of hemiplegia / Giovanni Cioni ... [et al.].
- Spinal control the rehabilitation of back pain : state of the art and science 2013, ScienceDirectSpine systems science : a primer on the systems approach / N. Peter Reeves, Jacek Cholewicki -- Computational models for trunk trajectory planning and load distribution : a test-bed for studying various clinical adaptation and motor control strategies of low back pain patients / Mohamad Parnianpour -- Mechanical changes in the spine in back pain / Greg Kawchuk -- Spine function and low-back pain : interactions of active and passive structures / Jaap H. van Dieen, Idsart Kingma -- Adaptation and rehabilitation: from motoneurones to motor cortex and -- Behaviour / Paul W. Hodges -- Opinions on the links between back pain and motor control : the disconnect -- Between clinical practice and research / Stuart McGill -- The kinesiopathologic model and mechanical low back pain / Linda R. Van Dillen, Shirley A. Sahrmann, Barbara J. Norton -- The relationship between control of the spine and low back pain : a clinical -- Researcher's perspective / Julie A. Hides -- Existing muscle synergies and low back pain : a case for preventative -- Intervention / Jack P. Callaghan, Erika Nelson-Wong -- Trunk muscle control and back pain : chicken, egg, neither or both? / G. Lorimer Moseley -- Altered variability in proprioceptive postural strategy in people with recurrent low back pain / Simon Brumagne ... [et al.] -- Proprioceptive contributions from paraspinal muscle spindles to the relationship between control of the trunk and back pain / Joel G. Pickar -- Time-dependent mechanisms that impair muscle protection of the spine / Patricia Dolan, Michael A. Adams -- Effectiveness of exercise therapy for chronic non-specific low-back pain / Marienke van Middelkoop .... [et al.] -- How can models of motor control be useful for understanding low back pain? (summary chapter 1) / N. Peter Reeves ... [et al.] -- Targeting interventions to patients : development and evaluation (summary chapter 2) / Linda van Dillen, Maurits van Tulder -- Motor control changes and low-back pain, cause or effect? (summary chapter 3) / Jaap H. van Dieen, G. Lorimer Moseley, Paul W. Hodges -- What is the relation between proprioception and low back pain? (summary chapter 4) / Simon Brumagne, Patricia Dolan, Joel G. Pickar -- Motor control of the spine and changes in pain : debate about the extrapolation from research observations of motor control strategies to effective treatments for back pain (summary chapter 5) / Paul W. Hodges, Stuart McGill, Julie A. Hides -- Integrated clinical approach to motor control interventions in low back and pelvic pain / Paul W. Hodges ... [et al.].
- Sports hernia and athletic pubalgia diagnosis and treatment 2014, SpringerSports hernias are an increasingly recognized problem in athletics, presenting a challenge for team physicians and other health care providers regarding their diagnosis and management. Confusion is magnified by the various treatment methods that exist, both surgical and non-surgical. Sports Hernia and Athletic Pubalgia is the first text devoted solely to the topic of sports hernia and will examine its etiology and diagnosis, as well as how to differentiate it from other problems involving the athlete's hip area and other injuries it often correlates and interacts with, such as femoroacetabular impingement. It covers all current approaches to treatment, from open approaches to minimally invasive approaches, and discusses rehabilitation and return to play. Comprised of contributions from an international array of expert clinicians and thought leaders, this is the immediate authoritative book on the subject of sports hernias.
- Sports injuries of the foot evolving diagnosis and treatment 2014, SpringerSports Injuries of the Foot is the go-to text for the management and treatment of foot injuries in athletes, demonstrating the current state-of-the-art techniques in assessment, testing and treatment. Organized anatomically beginning with the toes and working down the foot, it covers such common athletic injuries as turf toe, bunions, MTP instability, and midfoot and navicular fractures, all in the context of athletic activity. Attention is also given to special considerations for the adolescent and female athlete, with an eye toward return to play. Written by clinicians for clinicians, it will be an invaluable resource for orthopedists, podiatrists, team physicians, athletic trainers and primary care providers alike.
- In recent years, research studies into sports injuries have provided healthcare professionals with a better understanding of their etiology and natural history. On this basis, novel concepts in the diagnosis and management of these conditions are now being explored. This timely book offers a complete guide to the latest knowledge on the diagnosis and treatment of the full range of possible sports injuries. Individual sections are devoted to biomechanics, injury prevention, and the still emerging treatment role of growth factors, which foster more rapid tissue healing. Sports injuries of each body region are then examined in detail, with special attention to diagnostic issues and the most modern treatment techniques. In addition, pediatric sports injuries, extreme sports injuries, the role of physiotherapy, and future developments are extensively discussed. All who are involved in the care of patients with sports injuries will find this textbook to be an invaluable, comprehensive, and up-to-date reference.
- Strengthening care for the injured success stories and lessons learned from around the world. 2010, WHO"Injury accounts for a significant proportion of the world's burden of disease. Each year 5.8 million people die from injury and millions more are disabled. The response to this global health problem needs to include a range of activities, from better surveillance to more in-depth research, and primary prevention. Also needed are efforts to strengthen care of the injured. The World Health Organization (WHO) has responded to this need with a variety of actions. ... WHO collected this set of case studies, documenting success stories and lessons learned from several countries. Through this publication, WHO seeks to increase communication ... among those working in the field of trauma care in different countries worldwide."--p. iii.
- Syringomyelia a disorder of CSF circulation 2014, SpringerSyringomelia is a relatively rare clinical entity in which fluid-filled cavities develop within the spinal cord. Although modern imaging technologies usually permit an accurate diagnosis at an early stage, syringomyelia remains an enigmatic condition that continues to fascinate neurosurgeons, neurologists and other specialists. This reference monograph provides an up-to-date account of the present stateofunderstanding of syringomyelia and related disorders.The editors aim to document the best clinical practice in diagnosis and treatment and to provide clear guidance on how to reduce the incidence of severe outcomes. New challenges are addressed, including the appropriate management of the increasing number of apparently idiopathic syrinx cavities that are detected. In addition, controversies in current practice and directions for future research are fully discussed. Syringomelia will be an invaluable source of information for experts in the field, specialists in various related disciplines and other interested health care professionals.
- Systems neuroscience and rehabilitation 2011, SpringerPart I. Brain-Machine Interfaces and Neurorehabilitation Brain-Computer Interfaces in the Rehabilitation of Stroke and Neurotrauma / Surjo R. Soekadar, Niels Birbaumer, and Leonardo G. Cohen -- Brain-Machine Interfaces for Persons with Disabilities / Kenji Kansaku -- Brain-Machine Interfaces Based on Computational Model / Yasuharu Koike, Hiroyuki Kambara, Natsue Yoshimura, and Duk Shin -- Improvement of Spastic Stroke Hemiparesis Using rTMS Combined with Motor Training / Satoko Koganemaru, Tatsuya Mima, Hidenao Fukuyama, and Kazuhisa Domen -- Molecular and Electrophysiological Approaches for Functional Recovery in Patients with Injured Spinal Cord / Toru Ogata, Noritaka Kawashima, Kimitaka Nakazawa, and Masami Akai -- Part II. Augmenting Cognition -- Prism Adaptation and the Rehabilitation of Spatial Neglect / Sophie Jacquin-Ciourtois, Jacinta O'Shea, Jacques Luauté, Laure Pisella, Alessandro Farné, Patrice Revol, Gilles Rode, and Yves Rossetti -- Toward a Cure Based on a Better Understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder / Shigeru Kitazawa and Tamami Nakano -- Exceeding the Limits: Behavioral Enhancement Via External Influence / Katsumi Watanabe -- Neural Correlates of Reasoning by Exclusion / Akitoshi Ogawa.
- Telerehabilitation 2013, SpringerTelerehabilitation, as a subset of telehealth, is the use of telecommunications to deliver rehabilitation services at a distance and can bridge the gaps created by personnel shortages that exist in underserved and remote areas, as well as serve persons in urban settings who cannot easily leave their homes or offices to seek care. Given the mobile nature of our society, telerehabilitation can enable continuity of care while persons travel for work, vacation and/or education. While the technical capacities to conduct telerehabilitation have surged ahead in the past 10 years, there has been slower, yet ongoing progress in the development of the policies (e.g., legislation; state licensure; reimbursement) that will be required to actualize widespread telepractice service delivery. Telerehabilitation presents a wide-angle view of telerehabilitation worldwide at a seminal time in its development. The book contains contributions from authors across multiple disciplines, as well as a consumer-based perspective. This book contributes significantly to the current understanding of telerehabilitation, as well as elucidating the immense potential for telerehabilitation-based service delivery to benefit persons with disabilities.
- Therapeutic stretching towards a functional approach 2014, ScienceDirectIntroduction to therapeutic and functional stretching -- Functional and dysfunctional ROM -- Causes of ROM loss and therapeutic potential of rehabilitation -- Adaptation in ROM loss and recovery -- Specificity in ROM rehabilitation -- The overloading condition for recovery -- Exposure and scheduling the ROM challenge -- Rehabilitating the active ROM : neuromuscular rehabilitation -- Pain management and ROM-desensitization -- Stretch tolerance model -- Psychological and behavioral considerations in ROM rehabilitation -- Towards a functional approach -- Demonstration of functional approach in ROM rehabilitation
- Tidy's Physiotherapy. 15th ed. / 2013, ScienceDirectThe responsibilities of being a physiotherapist / Ralph Hammond and Ceri Sedgley -- Inter-professional education and team working / Alison Chambers .̤ [et al.] -- Clinical leadership and professionalism / Alison Chambers -- Pharmacology for physiotherapists / Nicholas Southorn -- Reflection / Linda Hollingworth, Sarah Dunbar, and Lindsey Dugdill -- Respiratory diseases / Stephanie Enright and Fiona Schreuder -- Adult spontaneous and conventional mechanical ventilation / Sue Pieri-Davies, Helen Carruthers, and Melanie Reardon -- Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation / Sushma Sanghivi -- Physiotherapy in cardiothoracic surgery / Anne Dyson and Kelly Youd -- Changing relationships for changing health / Sally French and John Swain -- Musculoskeletal assessment / Lynne Gaskell -- Tissue inflammation and repair / Janette Grey -- Exercise in rehabilitation / Duncan Mason -- Muscle imbalance / Alan Chamberlain, Wendy Munro and Alex Rickard -- Biomechanics / Jim Richards, Renuka Erande and Ambreen Chohan -- Sports management / Hilary Pape -- Pain / Lester Jones, Lorimer Moseley, Catherine Carus -- Acupuncture / Andrew Bannan -- Electrotherapy / Tim Watson -- Physiotherapy for people with amputation / Carolyn Hale -- Massage / Joan watt -- An introduction to fractures / Annie Karim -- Upper and lower limb joint arthroplasty / Ann Price -- Older people / Bhanu Ramaswamy and Paula McCandless -- Neurodynamics / Monika Lohkamp, Katie Small, and Lee Herrington -- Neurological physiotherapy / Christine Smith, Anita Watson, and Louise Connell -- Physiotherapy in women's health / Gill Brook ... [et al.].
- Traumatic brain injury. Parts I-II pt. 1-2, 2015, ScienceDirectpt. 2 ScienceDirectThe Handbook of Clinical Neurology volume on traumatic brain injury (TBI) provides the reader with an updated review of emerging approaches to traumatic brain injury (TBI) research, clinical management and rehabilitation of the traumatic brain injury patient. Chapters in this volume range from epidemiology and pathological mechanisms of injury, and neuroprotection to long-term outcomes with a strong emphasis on current neurobiological approaches to describing the consequences and mechanisms of recovery from TBI. The book presents contemporary investigations on blast injury and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, making this state-of-the-art volume a must have for clinicians and researchers concerned with the clinical management, or investigation, of TBI.
- Vertigo rehabilitation protocols 2014, Springer"This book describes in detail rehabilitation protocols specific for those disorders that most frequently induce vertigo and dizziness. In particular, it highlights exercise protocols that will enable the best result to be obtained within the shortest time and with the most enduring therapeutic effect. Drawing on their personal experience, the authors describe physical exercises that will prove effective in delivering vestibular rehabilitation all over the world, regardless of the rehabilitation tools available. The protocol standardization and the reduction in instrumental rehabilitation mean that even though some individual tailoring is required, it will be possible to plan cost-effective rehabilitation within both the institutional and the private practice setting. The presented protocols cover vertigo in a wide range of conditions, including acute and chronic vestibular loss, vestibular ataxia, benign positional paroxysmal vertigo, Ménière's disease, dizziness in the elderly, whiplash-associated balance disorders, phobic postural vertigo, and autonomic vertigo. Helpful information is provided on clinical approach to vertigo and dizziness and on vestibular rehabilitation from Cawthorne-Cooksey onward. The quantification of rehabilitation outcome and the role of life-style counseling are also discussed. By documenting effective functional and therapeutic approaches and presenting guidelines for each balance disorder, Vertigo Rehabilitation Protocols will be an invaluable resource for neurologists, ENT physicians, orthopedists, and rehabilitation specialists."--Publisher's website.
- Vocational rehabilitation 2006, Springer
- The new edition of this book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of whiplash-associated disorders, focusing in particular on a functional approach to clinical and instrumental diagnosis and rehabilitative treatment. It fully reflects the changes in our understanding of whiplash injuries since the first edition, and in particular the increased awareness that whiplash is a whole-body trauma in which forces act progressively from the lumbar region to the brain, through the cervical spine. Detailed attention is paid to the functional connections between the sense organs of the inner ear, the sympathetic system, and the spine with a view to optimizing diagnosis and treatment. It is explained how various treatment options can be employed to best effect in patients with different symptoms, following, but updating, the well-known Quebec Task Force guidelines. Underestimated aspects such as positional vertigo, somatic tinnitus, temporomandibular disorders, and back pain are also considered. This book will be an invaluable tool in everyday clinical practice for all who are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of whiplash injury.
- Work and cancer survivors 2009, SpringerEpidemiology / David Neary -- Economic burden / Richard J. Butler, William G. Johnson, and Timothy Gubler -- Employers' and survivors' perspectives / Ziv Amir, David R. Strauser, and Fong Chan -- Work disability : it is not just the "lesion" / Patrick Loisel -- The meaning of work / Guy Maytal and John Peteet -- Fatigue, pain, and physical function / Mary E. Sesto and Maureen J. Simmonds -- Cognitive limitations / Tracy Veramonti and Christina Meyers -- Young survivors of childhood cancer / Angela de Boer, Jos Verbeek, and Frank van Dijk -- Primary and occupational health care providers / Jos Verbeek, Angela de Boer, and Taina Taskila -- Rehabilitation / Michael J.L. Sullivan ... [et al.] -- Workplace accomodations / Fong Chan ... [et al.] -- Individuals with cancer in the workforce and their federal rights / Peter Blanck ... [et al.] -- International efforts : perspectives, policies, and programs / Patricia Findley and Catherine P. Wilson -- Future research, practice, and policy -- Michael Feuerstein.
- Young adult hip in sport 2014, SpringerThis book reviews the anatomy, imaging, and variety of surgical modalities available for the full spectrum of presentations of hip disease. Coverage ranges from problems in childhood and adolescence that limit activity, all the way through to sports-related problems with articular cartilage, the labrum, and impingement.
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