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Physical Management for Neurological Conditions: [Formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation] / Edition 3
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Physical Management for Neurological Conditions: [Formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation] / Edition 3

by Maria Stokes
 

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ISBN-10: 0702054690

ISBN-13: 9780702054693

Pub. Date: 02/27/2013

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702054693
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/27/2013
Series:
Physiotherapy Essentials Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,339,935
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributorsvii
Prefaceix
Acknowledgementsxiii
Abbreviationsxv
Section 1Basic concepts in neurology1
1Motor control3
2Medical diagnosis of neurological conditions21
3Principles of physiotherapy assessment and outcome measures29
4Abnormalities of muscle tone and movement47
5Neuroplasticity57
Section 2Neurological and neuromuscular conditions73
6Stroke75
7Acquired brain injury: trauma and pathology103
8Spinal cord injury125
9Peripheral nerve injuries153
10Multiple Sclerosis177
11Parkinson's disease203
12Huntington's disease221
13Disorders of nerve I: Motor neurone disease233
14Disorders of nerve II: Polyneuropathies253
15Disorders of muscle and post-polio syndrome269
Section 3Lifetime disorders of childhood onset281
16General introduction to paediatric neurology283
17Developmental neurology297
18The cerebral palsies and motor learning disorders313
19Neural tube defects: spina bifida and hydrocephalus333
20Muscle disorders of childhood onset347
Section 4Treatment approaches in neurological rehabilitation365
21The theoretical basis of neurological physiotherapy367
22The rehabilitation process379
23Specific treatment techniques393
24Vestibular and balance rehabilitation413
25Physical management of abnormal tone and movement431
26Pain management in neurological rehabilitation451
27Clinical neuropsychology in rehabilitation461
28Drug treatments in neurological rehabilitation469
Section 5Skill acquisition and neurological adaptations487
29Physical activity and exercise in neurological rehabilitation489
30Muscle imbalance in neurological conditions501
31Neurodynamics517
Appendix527
Index533

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