Upper Motor Neurone Syndrome and Spasticity: Clinical Management and Neurophysiology

Upper Motor Neurone Syndrome and Spasticity: Clinical Management and Neurophysiology

by Michael P. Barnes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521794277

ISBN-13: 9780521794275

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Spasticity is a disabling problem for many adults and children with a variety of neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis, stroke, cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury. This is a practical reference and guide for clinicians interested in the management of spasticity. The book covers all aspects of the upper motor neurone syndrome from basic…  See more details below

Overview

Spasticity is a disabling problem for many adults and children with a variety of neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis, stroke, cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury. This is a practical reference and guide for clinicians interested in the management of spasticity. The book covers all aspects of the upper motor neurone syndrome from basic neurophysiology and measurement techniques to practical therapy and the use of orthoses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521794275
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

List of contributors
Preface
1An overview of the clinical management of spasticity1
2Neurophysiology of spasticity12
3Measurement of spasticity79
4Physiotherapy management of spasticity96
5Seating and positioning in spasticity122
6Orthoses, splinting and casting in spasticity142
7Pharmacological management of spasticity165
8Chemical neurolysis in the management of spasticity188
9The use of botulinum toxin in spasticity206
10Intrathecal beclofen for control of spinal and supraspinal spasticity223
11Surgical management of spasticity239
12Management of spasticity in children266
Index306

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