Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation: Evidence for Efficacy in Therapy, Prevention and Wellness / Edition 2

Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation: Evidence for Efficacy in Therapy, Prevention and Wellness / Edition 2

by Carol M. Davis
     
 

ISBN-10: 1556425813

ISBN-13: 9781556425813

Pub. Date: 12/01/2003

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation: Evidence for Efficacy in Therapy, Prevention, and Wellness, Second Edition has been revised and updated to include the latest information in the field of complementary therapies/medicine. This evidence-based text now includes an analytical report on the research conducted with each therapy, more detail regarding the

Overview

Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation: Evidence for Efficacy in Therapy, Prevention, and Wellness, Second Edition has been revised and updated to include the latest information in the field of complementary therapies/medicine. This evidence-based text now includes an analytical report on the research conducted with each therapy, more detail regarding the theory and concepts (including anatomy and physiology) that create the basis for various therapies, and a special emphasis on clinical efficacy. Informative case studies and excellent illustrations are utilized to support the information presented and make it easy to understand. This comprehensive second edition is perfect for practitioners, students, and other healthcare professionals interested in keeping pace with the newest therapies and their emerging value.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556425813
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Contents 

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Editor
Contributing Authors
Introduction
Foreword

Section I: The Science That Supports Complementary Therapies
Chapter 1: Psychoneuroimmunology: The Bridge to the Coexistence of Two Paradigms
Carol M. Davis, PT, EdD, MS, FAPTA
Chapter 2: Quantum Physics and Systems Theory:The Science Behind Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Carol M. Davis, PT, EdD, MS, FAPTA

Section II: Body Work
Chapter 3: Therapeutic Massage and Rehabilitation
Janet Kahn, PhD, MT
Chapter 4: Craniosacral Therapy
Deborah Giaquinto-Wahl, MSPT, ATC
Chapter 5: Myofascial Release: The Missing Link in Traditional Treatment
John F. Barnes, PT
Chapter 6: Complete Decongestive Therapy
Barbara Funk, MS OTR, CHT
Chapter 7: The Ida Rolf Method of Structural Integration
Judith Deutsch, PhD, PT

Section III: Mind/Body Work
Chapter 8: T’ai Chi : Choreography of Body and Mind
Jennifer M. Bottomley, PhD², MS, PT
Chapter 9: Biofeedback: Connecting the Body and Mind
Jennifer M. Bottomley, PhD2, MS, PT
Chapter 10: Yoga Therapeutics: An Ancient Practice in a 21st Century Setting
Matthew J. Taylor, MPT, RYT
Chapter 11: The Alexander Technique
Diane Zuck, MA, PT
Chapter 12: Feldenkrais Method in Rehabilitation: Using Functional Integration and Awareness Through Movement to Explore New Possibilities
James Stephens, PT, PhD, CFP
Teresa M. Miller, PT, MS, CFT

Chapter 13: Pilates Rehabilitation
Brent Anderson, PT, PhD (cand.), OCS

Section IV: Energy Work
Chapter 14: Reiki: An Alternative and Complementary Healing Therapy
Sangeeta Singg, PhD
Chapter 15: Qi Gong for Health and Healing
Jennifer Bottomley, PhD2, MS, PT
Chapter 16 Magnets: What is the Evidence of Efficacy?
Neil I. Spielholz, PhD, PT, FAPTA
Chapter 17: Acupuncture Theory and Acupuncture-Like Therapeutics in Physical Therapy
Patrick J. LaRiccia, MD
Mary Lou Galantino, PhD, PT

Chapter 18 Therapeutic Touch
Ellen Zambo Anderson, PT, MA, GCS
Chapter 19: Distance Healing
Susan Morrill Ramsey, PT, MA
Chapter 20: Biomedical Applications of Low-Energy Lasers
G. Kesava Reddy, PhD 

Index

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