Neurologic Intervention for Physical Therapist Assistants / Edition 1

Neurologic Intervention for Physical Therapist Assistants / Edition 1

by Suzanne Tink Martin, Mary Kessler, Mary Kessler
     
 

Heres the first textbook of neurologic techniques specifically written for physical therapy assistants. The first section covers the basic structure and function of the nervous system, normal motor development, motor control and motor learning, pathophysiology, common treatment interventions and techniques, and the role of the physical therapy assistant in clinical

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Heres the first textbook of neurologic techniques specifically written for physical therapy assistants. The first section covers the basic structure and function of the nervous system, normal motor development, motor control and motor learning, pathophysiology, common treatment interventions and techniques, and the role of the physical therapy assistant in clinical practice. Sections two and three present techniques for working with adults and children with neurologic disorders and trauma.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721631769
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
413
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: FOUNDATIONS
The Physical Therapist Assistant: Role and Function
Neuroanatomy
Motor Control and Motor Learning
Motor Development
SECTION TWO: ADULT PATIENTS
Cerebral Vascular Accidents
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Spinal Cord Injuries
SECTION THREE: PEDIATRIC PATIENTS
Positioning and Handling Techniques to Foster Motor Function
Myelodysplasia
Genetic Disorders
Cerebral Palsy

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