Physical Management for Neurological Conditions: [Formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation]

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Building upon the success of the first edition of this popular book, the new edition of Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation has been completely up-dated and revised to reflect changes in practice today. The authors consider the theoretical basis and scientific evidence of effective treatment, taking a multidisciplinary problem-solving approach to patient management, which involves patients and carers in goal setting and decision making.
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Overview

Building upon the success of the first edition of this popular book, the new edition of Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation has been completely up-dated and revised to reflect changes in practice today. The authors consider the theoretical basis and scientific evidence of effective treatment, taking a multidisciplinary problem-solving approach to patient management, which involves patients and carers in goal setting and decision making.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702054693
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 2/27/2013
  • Series: Physiotherapy Essentials
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Motor control 3
2 Medical diagnosis of neurological conditions 21
3 Principles of physiotherapy assessment and outcome measures 29
4 Abnormalities of muscle tone and movement 47
5 Neuroplasticity 57
6 Stroke 75
7 Acquired brain injury : trauma and pathology 103
8 Spinal cord injury 125
9 Peripheral nerve injuries 153
10 Multiple sclerosis 177
11 Parkinson's disease 203
12 Huntington's disease 221
13 Disorders of nerve I : motor neurone disease 233
14 Disorders of nerve II : polyneuropathies 253
15 Disorders of muscle and post-polio syndrome 269
16 General introduction to paediatric neurology 283
17 Developmental neurology 297
18 The cerebral palsies and motor learning disorders 313
19 Neural tube defects : spina bifida and hydrocephalus 333
20 Muscle disorders of childhood onset 347
21 The theoretical basis of neurological physiotherapy 367
22 The rehabilitation process 379
23 Specific treatment techniques 393
24 Vestibular and balance rehabilitation 413
25 Physical management of abnormal tone and movement 431
26 Pain management in neurological rehabilitation 451
27 Clinical neuropsychology in rehabilitation 461
28 Drug treatments in neurological rehabilitation 469
29 Physical activity and exercise in neurological rehabilitation 489
30 Muscle imbalance in neurological conditions 501
31 Neurodynamics 517
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