ISBN-10:
0750640790
ISBN-13:
9780750640794
Pub. Date:
05/09/2000
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapists: A Theoretical and Clinical Exploration / Edition 1

Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapists: A Theoretical and Clinical Exploration / Edition 1

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Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapists: A Theoretical and Clinical Exploration / Edition 1

A research-based, practical and clinically-relevant introduction to the use of complementary therapies in physical therapy. Written by physical therapists for physical therapists, each author writes with reference to their own clinical experience.

* A research-based, practical and clinically-relevant introduction to the use of complementary therapies in physical therapy
* Written by physical therapists for physical therapists: each author writes with reference to their own clinical experience


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ISBN-13: 9780750640794
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 05/09/2000
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.64(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors; Foreword; Introduction; PART I - NEW SCIENCE AND TRADITIONAL CONCEPTS: Energy medicine - the new paradigm; A guide to assessment and diagnosis in naturopathic medicine; PART II - HEALING BY INTENTION: Healing by intention - a research-based overview; The Chakra energy system; Spiritual healing; Therapeutic touch; Distant healing; Healing touch therapies for animals; PART III - BODYWORK THERAPIES: Acupuncture and related therapies; Craniosacral therapy; The Feldenkrais Method; Prenatal therapy, Metamorphosis and the Metamorphic Technique; Myofascial release - morphological change in the connective tissue; Reflextherapy; Shiatsu with physiotherapy - an integrative approach; PART IV - MIND-BODY THERAPIES: Stress counselling - a practical overview; Qigong and Taichi in physical therapy; Aromatherapy; Flower essences; ElectroCrystal therapy; Using the sensory environment as therapy; PART V - IN THE BEGINNING AND AT THE END: Complementary therapies for mother and baby; Holistic care for the dying, the bereaved and their carers; Appendix: A short guide to organizations; Index.
Internet Contents: Bioenergetic profiling; Reiki healing; Applied Kinesiology; The Bowen technique; Polarity therapy; Zero Balancing for physiotherapists; Emotional therapy; The use of Process Work within physiotherapy; AuraSoma Therapy; Dowsing for health; The placebo phenomenon.

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