Adult Hemiplegia: Evaluation and Treatment

Adult Hemiplegia: Evaluation and Treatment

by Berta Bobath

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Adult Hemiplegia: Evaluation and Treatment by Berta Bobath

The 'Bobath' approach is universally respected and practised - the two previous editions of this book have been bestsellers throughout the world, being translated into all major languages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780433033349
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 01/01/1978
Edition description: 2nd ed
Pages: 190

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
The nature of the handicap of patients with brain lesions such as adult hemiplegia: Neuro physiological considerations
Normal automatic postural reactions: Righting reactions
Equilibrium reactions
Autopmatic adaption of muscles to changes of posture
Abnormal postural reflex activity: Associated reactions
The effect of released assymmetrical tonic neck reflex activity
The effect of released positive supporting action
Sensory and perceptual disturbances
Implications with regard to treatment
The shunting rule and its application to treatment
Evaluation of motor patterns for initial assessment, planning of treatment and progress: The concept which underlies the assessment of motor patterns
Assessment of postural tone and motor patterns
Sensory deficit and its effect on motor performance
Testing of tonus and postural reactions to being moved
Test charts
The concept and principles of treatment: Techniques of treatment: The initial flaccid stage
Stage of spasticity
Stage of relative recovery
Summary of main points of treatment
Example of treatment - case history of A.B.: Case history
First stage of treatment
Second stage of treatment
Third stage of treatment
Fourth stage of treatment
Conclusion
References and further reading
Index.

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