Advanced Treatment Techniques for the Manual Therapist

Author: Joseph E. Muscolino
Publisher: Lww
ISBN: 9781582558509
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"As the field of massage therapy has gained greater acceptance, its role within the health field has increased commensurately. For this reason, there is a growing need for advanced treatment techniques that are oriented toward clinical rehabilitation of clients who present with musculo-skeletal conditions. The purpose of this book is to present an array of these advanced treatment techniques that can be used by the massage therapist and other manual therapists. Advanced Treatment Techniques for the Manual Therapist: Neck is designed to be used by the practicing therapist who wants to learn advanced techniques that likely were not taught during his or her training at school. This book is also designed to comfortably fit into the curriculum of a massage therapy or other bodywork school that desires to teach these techniques, whether it is within the core curriculum or within the continuing education offerings. Note that what is and is not within the scope of practice of a massage therapist or other manual therapist varies from state to state, and occasionally varies from one town, city, county, or province to another. It is the responsibility of the practicing therapist to make sure that he or she is practicing legally and employing treatment techniques that are within the scope of his or her license or certification"--Provided by publisher.

Movement Stability Lumbopelvic Pain

Author: Andry Vleeming
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 9780443101786
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Movement within the pelvis is now being recognized and studied in relation to its role in maintaining stability in the vertebral column and subsequent implications for the prevention and treatment of low back pain. In this new edition, the contributors represent the breadth of professionals involved in manual therapy, from osteopathy, chiropractic and manual physical therapy, to orthopaedic medicine and surgery, anaesthesia and pain control.

Spinal Control The Rehabilitation of Back Pain E Book

Author: Paul W. Hodges
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702054542
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For the first time, international scientific and clinical leaders have collaborated to present this exclusive book which integrates state-of-the art engineering concepts of spine control into clinically relevant approaches for the rehabilitation of low back pain. Spinal Control identifies the scope of the problem around motor control of the spine and pelvis while defining key terminology and methods as well as placing experimental findings into context. Spinal Control also includes contributions that put forward different sides of critical arguments (e.g. whether or not to focus on training the deep muscles of the trunk) and then bring these arguments together to help both scientists and clinicians better understand the convergences and divergences within this field. On the one hand, this book seeks to resolve many of the issues that are debated in existing literature, while on the other, its contributing opinion leaders present current best practice on how to study the questions facing the field of spine control, and then go on to outline the key directions for future research. Spinal Control – the only expert resource which provides a trusted, consensus approach to low back pain rehabilitation for both clinicians and scientists alike! Covers the most important issues in spine control research Illustrates the clinical relevance of research and how this is or can be applied in clinical practice Edited and written by world leading experts, contributing first class content on different aspects of spine control Chapters that bring together the expertise of these world leaders on topics such as neuromotor mechanisms of spine control, proprioception, subgrouping in back pain and modelling spine stability An extensive and illustrated clinical consensus chapter that brings together the philosophies of clinical opinion leaders for the first time

Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient3

Author: Lisa Maxey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323077471
Format: PDF
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With detailed descriptions of orthopedic surgeries, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient, 3rd Edition provides current, evidence-based guidelines to designing effective rehabilitation strategies. Coverage of each condition includes an overview of the orthopedic patient's entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery. For each phase of rehabilitation, this book describes the postoperative timeline, the goals, potential complications and precautions, and appropriate therapeutic procedures. New to this edition are a full-color design and new chapters on disc replacement, cartilage replacement, hallux valgus, and transitioning the running athlete. Edited by Lisa Maxey and Jim Magnusson, and with chapters written by both surgeons and physical therapists, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient provides valuable insights into the use of physical therapy in the rehabilitation process. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage provides an overview of the orthopedic patient's entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery, including a detailed look at the surgical procedures and therapy guidelines that can be used to design the appropriate rehabilitation programs. Case study vignettes with critical thinking questions help you develop critical reasoning skills. Indications and considerations for surgery describe the mechanics of the injury and the repair process so you can plan an effective rehabilitation program. Therapy guidelines cover each phase of rehabilitation with specifics as to the expected time span and goals for each phase. Evidence-based coverage includes the latest clinical research to support treatment decisions. Overview of soft tissue and bone healing considerations after surgery helps you understand the rationale behind the timelines for the various physical therapy guidelines. A Troubleshooting section in each chapter details potential pitfalls in the recovery from each procedure. Over 300 photos and line drawings depict concepts, procedures, and rehabilitation. Detailed tables break down therapy guidelines and treatment options for quick reference. Expert contributors include surgeons describing the indications and considerations for surgery as well as the surgery itself, and physical or occupational therapists discussing therapy guidelines. New coverage of current orthopedic surgeries and rehabilitation includes topics such as disc replacement, cartilage replacement, hallux valgus, and transitioning the running athlete. New full-color design and illustrations visually reinforce the content. Updated Suggested Home Maintenance boxes in every chapter provide guidance for patients returning home. References linked to MEDLINE abstracts make it easy to access evidence-based information for better clinical decision-making.

Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient E Book

Author: Lisa Maxey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323291392
Format: PDF
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With detailed descriptions of orthopedic surgeries, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient, 3rd Edition provides current, evidence-based guidelines to designing effective rehabilitation strategies. Coverage of each condition includes an overview of the orthopedic patient's entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery. For each phase of rehabilitation, this book describes the postoperative timeline, the goals, potential complications and precautions, and appropriate therapeutic procedures. New to this edition are a full-color design and new chapters on disc replacement, cartilage replacement, hallux valgus, and transitioning the running athlete. Edited by Lisa Maxey and Jim Magnusson, and with chapters written by both surgeons and physical therapists, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient provides valuable insights into the use of physical therapy in the rehabilitation process. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage provides an overview of the orthopedic patient's entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery, including a detailed look at the surgical procedures and therapy guidelines that can be used to design the appropriate rehabilitation programs. Case study vignettes with critical thinking questions help you develop critical reasoning skills. Indications and considerations for surgery describe the mechanics of the injury and the repair process so you can plan an effective rehabilitation program. Therapy guidelines cover each phase of rehabilitation with specifics as to the expected time span and goals for each phase. Evidence-based coverage includes the latest clinical research to support treatment decisions. Overview of soft tissue and bone healing considerations after surgery helps you understand the rationale behind the timelines for the various physical therapy guidelines. A Troubleshooting section in each chapter details potential pitfalls in the recovery from each procedure. Over 300 photos and line drawings depict concepts, procedures, and rehabilitation. Detailed tables break down therapy guidelines and treatment options for quick reference. Expert contributors include surgeons describing the indications and considerations for surgery as well as the surgery itself, and physical or occupational therapists discussing therapy guidelines. New coverage of current orthopedic surgeries and rehabilitation includes topics such as disc replacement, cartilage replacement, hallux valgus, and transitioning the running athlete. New full-color design and illustrations visually reinforce the content. Updated Suggested Home Maintenance boxes in every chapter provide guidance for patients returning home. References linked to MEDLINE abstracts make it easy to access evidence-based information for better clinical decision-making.

A Massage Therapists Guide to Lower Back and Pelvic Pain

Author: Leon Chaitow
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 044310218X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Describing the background of non-specific backache as well as the assessment and treatment methods ideal for use in combination with massage therapy, this book describes osteopathic and chiropractic methods and then integrates them into a detailed description of a massage session focusing on the person with backache.

Dutton s Orthopaedic Examination Evaluation and Intervention Fourth Edition

Author: Mark Dutton
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259586464
Format: PDF, Docs
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Updated edition of the #1 orthopaedic evidence-based textbook and reference guide A Doody's Core Title for 2017! Dutton’s Orthopaedic: Examination, Evaluation and Intervention provides readers with a systematic logical approach to the evaluation and intervention of the orthopedic patient. In this comprehensive and up-to-date fourth edition, Dutton strikes the perfect balance in its coverage of examination and treatment. The textbook emphasizes the appropriate use of manual techniques and therapeutic exercise while outlining the correct applications of electrotherapeutic and thermal modalities as adjuncts to the rehabilitative process. The content reflects the consistent unified voice of a single author – a prominent practicing therapist who delivers step-by-step guidance on the examination of each joint and region. This in-depth coverage leads you logically through systems review and differential diagnosis aided by decision-making algorithms & features new coverage on balance and concussions. New videos on testing and method techniques are available on AcessPT (if adopted) Also this edition has added 10-15 board review questions per chapter and has updated chapters to reflect the latest research and treatment techniques.

Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques Volume 2 E Book

Author: Leon Chaitow
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702050946
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2 - The Lower Body discusses the theory and practice of the manual treatment of chronic pain, especially with regards to the soft tissues of the lower body. Authored by experts of international renown, this highly successful book provides a structural review of each region, including ligaments and functional anatomy, and includes step-by-step protocols that address each muscle of a region. The volume now comes with an EVOLVE site for instructors who can download the full text and images for teaching purposes. Provides a comprehensive ‘one-stop’ volume on the treatment of somatic pain and dysfunction Designed and written to meet the needs of those working with neuromuscular dysfunction in a variety of professions All muscles covered from the perspective of assessment and treatment of myofascial pain Describes normal anatomy and physiology as well as the associated dysfunction Gives indications for treatments and guidance on making the appropriate treatment choice for each patient Combines NMT, MET, PR and much more to give a variety of treatment options for each case Describes the different NMT techniques in relation to the joint anatomy involved Practical step-by-step descriptions provided to make usage easy Includes acupuncture, hydrotherapies and nutritional support as well as guidance for the patient in the use of self-help approaches Contains up-to-date evidence based content Presents the latest research findings underpinning the practice of NMT methodology from differing areas of practice Presents the increasingly refined ways of using the variety of MET methods to allow the reader to safely apply them in a variety of settings