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Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function

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Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function, Second Edition provides a conceptual framework for learning how to make clinical decisions regarding the prescription of the therapeutic exercise—from deciding which exercise(s) to teach, to how to teach them, to the dosage required for the best possible outcome. Throughout this text, readers will learn how to treat, with the use of therapeutic exercise and related interventions, the impairments that correlate to functional limitations and the disability and to work toward the most optimal function possible.

Features—

  • Terminology follows that used in the APTA's "Guide to Physical Therapy Practice" to help the reader master the official language of the field
  • New chapters on the Prevention and the Promotion of Health, Wellness, and Fitness; and Impaired Aerobic Capacity and Endurance
  • New coverage of joint mobilization, with detailed techniques
  • Self-Management boxes provide step-by-step exercises written directly for the client
  • Patient-Related Instruction boxes address patient education issues, with tips on enhancing communication and compliance
  • Includes a sample complete intervention to encourage an understanding of the importance of encompassing the total body when prescribing therapeutic exercise
  • Plus fully updated literature review and evidence-based data

Visit the Connection Website for more information, including sample chapters and instructor's resources.

Synopsis:

Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function, Third Edition provides a conceptual framework for learning how to make clinical decisions regarding the prescription of therapeutic exercise—from deciding which exercise(s) to teach, to how to teach them, to the dosage required for the best outcome. Readers will learn how to use therapeutic exercise and related interventions to treat the impairments that correlate to functional limitations and disability and to work toward optimal function. Highlights of this Third Edition include case studies in each chapter and more than 200 new photographs and illustrations.

Table of Contents

Unit I: Foundations of Therapeutic Exercise

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Therapeutic Exercise and the Model of Functioning and Ability
  • Chapter 2: Patient Management
  • Chapter 3: Principles of Self-Management and Exercise Instruction
  • Chapter 4: Prevention and the Promotion of Health, Wellness, and Fitness

Unit II: Physiologic Impairments and Therapeutic Exercise

  • Chapter 5: Impaired Muscle Performance
  • Chapter 6: Impaired Aerobic Capacity/Endurance
  • Chapter 7: Impaired Range of Motion and Joint Mobility
  • Chapter 8: Impaired Balance
  • Chapter 9: Impaired Posture
  • Chapter 10: Pain includes content from former chapter on Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Unit III: Special Physiologic Considerations in Therapeutic Exercise

  • Chapter 11: Soft Tissue Injury in Postoperative Treatment
  • Chapter 12: Therapeutic Exercise for Arthritis
  • Chapter 13: Therapeutic Exercise in Obstetrics

Unit IV: Sample Specialties of Therapeutic Exercise Intervention>/B>

  • Chapter 14: Closed Kinetic Training
  • Chapter 15: Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
  • Chapter 16: Aquatic Physical Therapy

Unit V: Functional Approach to Therapeutic Exercise of the Lower Extremities

  • Chapter 17: The Lumbopelvic Region
  • Chapter 18: The Pelvic Floor
  • Chapter 19: The Hip
  • Chapter 20: The Knee
  • Chapter 21: The Ankle/Foot

Unit VI: Functional Approach to Therapeutic Exercise for the Upper Extremities

  • Chapter 22: The Temporomandibular Joint
  • Chapter 23: The Cervical Spine
  • Chapter 24: The Thoracic Spine
  • Chapter 25: The Shoulder Girdle
  • Chapter 26: The Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand

Unit VII: Case Studies

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781741354
Subtitle:
Moving Toward Function
Publisher:
LWW
Author:
Hall, Carrie M.
Author:
Brody, Lori Thein
Author:
Brody
Author:
Lori Thein
Subject:
Sports medicine
Subject:
Allied Health Services - Physical Therapy
Subject:
Orthopedics
Subject:
Allied Health Services - Occupational Therapy
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
20101001
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
800
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.38 in

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Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function, Third Edition provides a conceptual framework for learning how to make clinical decisions regarding the prescription of therapeutic exercise—from deciding which exercise(s) to teach, to how to teach them, to the dosage required for the best outcome. Readers will learn how to use therapeutic exercise and related interventions to treat the impairments that correlate to functional limitations and disability and to work toward optimal function. Highlights of this Third Edition include case studies in each chapter and more than 200 new photographs and illustrations.

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