Offers a 5-step approach to the physiotherapy management of people with spinal cord injury that emphasises the importance of setting goals which are purposeful and meaningful to the patient. This book is suitable for students and junior physiotherapists with little or no experience in the area of spinal cord injury.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Section 1: The Bare Essentials Chapter 1: Background information Chapter 2: A framework for physiotherapy management Section 2: Understanding how people with paralysis perform motor tasks Chapter 3: Transfers and bed mobility for people with lower limb paralysis Chapter 4: Wheelchair mobility Chapter 5: Hand function of people with tetraplegia Chapter 6: Standing and walking with lower limb paralysis Chapter 7: Training Motor tasks Chapter 8: Strength training Chapter 9: Contracture management Chapter 10: Pain management Chapter 11: Respiratory management Chapter 12: Cardiovascular fitness training Section 3: Environmental factors Chapter 13: Wheelchair seating Section 4: The way forward Chapter 14: Evidence-based physiotherapy Appendix: Innervation of muscles
- Data Publicarii : 10 Jan 2008
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 316
- ISBN : 9780443068584