Physical Management for Neurological Conditions (Physiotherapy Essentials 4th Revised edition)

Physical Management for Neurological Conditions (Physiotherapy Essentials 4th Revised edition)

By: Gita Ramdharry (editor), Geert Verheyden (editor), Sheila Lennon (editor)Paperback

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Following the success of the previous three editions, Physical Management for Neurological Conditions 4th edition remains the most up-to-date evidence-based textbook for undergraduate students and qualified health professionals. Written by an international team of clinicians and researchers, it is applicable to a number of healthcare systems, with a special focus on physiotherapy. New chapters have been added to cover both common and rare conditions, such as hereditary disorders, functional motor disorders, and neuromuscular diseases. Together with the Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy, it covers all essential components and conditions. Comprehensive and handy reference on physical management and movement limitations, suitable to any health care context and environment Use of eclectic approach which focuses on selecting the appropriate evidence-based tools to assess and treat neurological conditions without subscribing to any specific treatment approaches International case studies are presented to provide worldwide scientific evidence Fully revised by international contributors with the inclusion of 8 new chapters covering: Common impairments Inherited neurological disorders Complex case management Virtual reality and interactive gaming technologies


1. Guiding principles of neurorehabilitation 2. Common impairments and the impact on activity 3. Observation and analysis of movement 4. Measurement tools 5. Goal setting in stroke rehabilitation 6. Respiratory management 7. Stroke 8. Traumatic brain injury 9. Spinal cord injury 10. Multiple sclerosis 11. Parkinson's 12. Inherited neurological conditions (HD, SCA, HSP) 13. Motor neuron disease 14. Polyneuropathies 15. Muscle disease 16. Functional motor disorders 17. Self-management 18. Virtual rehabilitation: Virtual reality and interactive gaming technologies in neurorehabilitation 19. Falls and their management 20. Physical activity and exercise 21. Vestibular rehabilitation 22. Pain management 23. Clinical neuropsychology in rehabilitation 24. Complex case management

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780702071744
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9780702071744
  • ISBN10: 0702071749
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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