Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Rehabilitation / Edition 1

Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Rehabilitation / Edition 1

by Eric Leskowitz, Marc S. Micozzi
     
 

Part of the Medical Guides to Complementary and Alternative Medicine series, this comprehensive review presents complementary and alternative therapies as they relate to rehabilitation. With an emphasis on evidence-based medicine, this practical resource offers clinical examples, historical and theoretical information, and current research for four groups of

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Part of the Medical Guides to Complementary and Alternative Medicine series, this comprehensive review presents complementary and alternative therapies as they relate to rehabilitation. With an emphasis on evidence-based medicine, this practical resource offers clinical examples, historical and theoretical information, and current research for four groups of therapies—mind/body therapies, body-oriented therapies, energy-based therapies, and emergent approaches. It also covers some of the most widely encountered clinical conditions in rehabilitation, focusing on clinical practice and solid research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443065996
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/20/2002
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.98(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Forward: Mindfulness: The Heart of Rehabilitation. Introduction and Overview.
Section I: Techniques
Mind/Body Hypnosis. Meditation. Biofeedback. Psychotherapy. Placebo Factors
Section II: Body-Oriented Therapies
Craniosacral Therapy. Chiropractic. Massage. Feldenkrais. Nutraceutical Medicine. Exercise. Yoga. Tai Chi
Section III: Energy-based Therapies
Acupuncture. Homeopathy. Electromagnetic Therapies. Energy Healing. Qi Gong. Meridian-based Psychotherapy
Section IV: Emergent Approaches
Shamanic Therapy. Spirituality and Rehabilitation. Nature as Healer. Holistic Nursing. Teamwork and Group Dynamics in Rehabilitation
Section V: Specific Rehabilitation Conditions
Cardiac Rehabilitation. Cancer Rehabilitation. Addictions (Acupuncture). Addictions (Spirituality). Dementia. Chronic Depression. Rheumatology
Section VI: Research Springboards
Magnets and Fibromyalgia. EEG Biofeedback and Substance Abuse. Photo-acupuncture and carpal tunnel syndrome. Reiki and Paraplegia. Intercessory Prayer and Alcoholism. Phantom Limb Pain and Therapeutic Touch. Imbalance in the Elderly and Tai Chi
Section VII: The Patient's Perspective
Cervicogenic Vertigo. Brachial Plexopathy. Licensure and Insurance in CAM
Afterward - Eric Leskowitz, MD

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