Physical Rehabilitation
ISBN: 0803625790
EAN13: 9780803625792
Language: English
Publication Date: July 23, 2013
Pages: 1505
Dimensions: 2.30" H x 11.20" L x 8.80" W
Weight: 7.50 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Book Overview
Incorporates current research in basic and clinical sciences of physical therapy examination and treatment procedures. Features Evidence Summary boxes that evaluate current research on specific topics and support evidence-based practice. Enhances critical thinking skills with review questions and clinical case studies with suggested answers available online. Covers strategies for improving motor control and motor learning, neuroplasticity and intensive task oriented training, locomotor training, fall prevention , and technologies (virtual reality, body-weight support and treadmill systems, robotics, prosthetics, orthotics, wheelchairs) Integrates the examination procedures, goals, and interventions presented in APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice.