Описание: Describes the background to the evolution of non-specific backache as well as the assessment and treatment methods suitable for use in combination with massage therapy, deriving from physical therapy, osteopathic, and chiropractic sources. This book provides a description of a massage session, focusing on the person with backache.
Описание: Helps to develop the business skills necessary to succeed in massage therapy. With a user-friendly approach and comprehensive support tools, this guide delivers a working knowledge of essential concepts for employees or owners of a massage therapy practice and helps you prepare for the professional challenges that await you in the real world.
A key resource on general pathology and internal medicine written for physical therapists
Written by physicians, General Pathology and Internal Medicine for Physical Therapists introduces the basic principles of general pathology and internal medicine clearly and comprehensively for physical therapy (PT) students and practitioners. With this userfriendly book at hand, they will have the knowledge to identify underlying medical conditions, develop individualized treatment plans that take these factors into account, achieve sound therapeutic goals, and refer patients to other resources where necessary.
Special Features: The only book on general pathology and internal medicine for physical therapists written with the in-depth knowledge and experience of practicing MDs Organized in two logical sections: the first, General Pathology, provides a basic foundation in the origin and course of diseases, cardinal signs and symptoms, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; the second, Internal Medicine, presents the main diseases of the different organ systems with a short physiological introduction, the pathomechanisms, the clinical pictures, and the diagnostic and therapeutic management Offers nearly 300 full-color, didactic illustrations that serve as a superb visual aid to learning Includes numerous tables, chapter summaries, a glossary of medical terminology, and case studies that make every concept clear and accessible Assists in exam preparation by furnishing over 160 study questions
Now a major part of the curriculum in undergraduate and graduate physical therapy programs, general pathology and internal medicine are part of the basic equipment of the physical therapist. For PT students, this book will be a training guide throughout their studies and a valuable review as they prepare for examinations. For practitioners of physical therapy and other allied health disciplines, it is a reliable and easy-to-use reference that will help them fully understand their patients medical conditions and provide the highest levels of care.
Gabriele Steff ers, MD, is a physical therapist and physician. She was formerly lecturer at the School of Physical Therapy at the Friedrichsheim University Orthopedics Clinic in Frankfurt, Germany. Among other professional activities, she taught at a college for osteopathic medicine and wrote a pediatrics textbook.
Susanne Credner, MD, is a specialist in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. Among other places, she worked at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, and is currently a member of a practice specialized in Cardiology and Angiology.
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Автор: Jutta Hochschild Название: Functional Anatomy for Physical Therapists ISBN: 3131768614 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783131768612 Издательство: Thieme Verlagsgruppe Рейтинг: Цена: 10971 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: This is a good reference for anyone looking to delve deeper into the study of anatomy and human movement. The author has taught anatomy for more than 25 years, and the book reflects the author's vast experience. -- Doody's Book Review (starred review)Effective examination and treatment in physical therapy rely on a solid understanding of the dynamics of the joints and the functions of the surrounding muscles. This concise instructional manual helps readers to not only memorize anatomy but also to truly comprehend the structures and functions of the whole body: the intervertebral disk, the cervical spine, the cranium, the thoracic spine, the thorax, the upper extremities, lumbar spine, pelvis and hip joint, and the lower extremities. Through precise descriptions, efficiently organized chapters, and beautiful illustrations, this book relates functional anatomy to therapy practice. It provides extensive coverage of the palpation of structures and references to pathology throughout.Highlights:Accurate and detailed descriptions of each joint structure in the body, including their vessels and nerves, and their functionComprehensive guidance on the palpation of individual structuresDetailed discussions on the functional aspects of muscles and joint surfaces, and the formation of jointsConcise tips and references to pathology to assist with everyday practiceMore than 1000 illustrations clearly depicting anatomy and the interconnections between structuresPhysical therapists will find Functional Anatomy for Physical Therapists invaluable to their study or practice. It makes functional anatomy easier for students to learn and is ideal for use in exam preparation. Experienced therapists will benefit from practical tips and guidance for applying and refining their techniques.
Описание: As the demand for professionalism grows in the complementary healing world and government regulation increases, a more skilled approach to counseling patients is a priority. Counseling skills help prevent mistakes and tell therapists what they can and cannot do. This guide discusses the field of complimentary therapy.
Описание: The role played by the venolymphatic system, in osteopathy and elsewhere, is a central one. This book offers accessible and clinically relevant coverage of the subject - encompassing the thorax, abdomen, pelvis and limbs - which includes principles of examination and the effective treatment of underlying disorders.
Описание: This practical manual will help therapists integrate sensorimotor psychotherapy a technique that promotes safe and gradual reconnection with the body into their work with individuals, groups, families, and couples suffering from complex trauma.
Описание: Applied Anatomy And Physiology For Manual Therapists Is A Clear, Accurate, Simple, And Comprehensive A&Amp;P Textbook That Addresses The Needs Of Students In Manual Therapy Education Programs. It Is A Focused Text That Deliberately Emphasizes The Information Manual Therapists Need To Be Familiar With In Order To Understand The Benefits, Effects, Indications, And Contraindications Of Their Specific Form Of Manual Therapy. The Text Includes Detailed Information Not Covered In Standard A&Amp;P Texts, Adding An Entire Chapter On Neuromuscular And Myofascial Connections (Chapter 8), And Separating The Structure And Function Of The Lymphatic System (Chapter 11) From Immunity And Healing (Chapter 12). This, Along With Chapter Features Such As Manual Therapy Applications, Pathology Alerts, And What Do You Think Questions, Help Readers Build Bridges Between The Scientific Facts And The Application Of That Information To Their Therapeutic Practice.
Описание: Simple psychoeducational strategies to keep clients on track during and in-between sessions.
Автор: Hicks Carolyn Название: Research Methods for Clinical Therapists ISBN: 070202998X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780702029981 Издательство: Elsevier Science Рейтинг: Цена: 5851 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Struggling to do a project or dissertation, evaluate published research or conduct your own research? This title explains how to evaluate existing research and how to conduct your own research. Suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students, it focuses on design and analysis of experimental studies.
Описание: Positive psychology - essentially the scientific study of the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive - is a relatively new discipline that has experienced substantial growth in the last 5-10 years. Research suggests that the principles and theories from this area of study are highly relevant to the practice of counseling and psychotherapy, and positive psychology presents clinicians and patients with a much needed balance to the more traditional focus on pathology and the disease model of mental health. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the best-researched positive psychological interventions. It emphasizes clinical application, providing a detailed view of how the research can be applied to patients. Covering the broaden-and-build theory, strengths-based therapy, mentoring modalities and more, the volume will provide numerous assessment tools, exercises and worksheets for use throughout the counseling and psychotherapy process.
Описание: Describes the evidence-based approaches to preventing relapse of major mental and substance-related disorders. Therapist's Guide to Evidence-based Relapse Prevention combines the theoretical rationale, empirical data, and the practical "how-to" for intervention programs. The first section will serve to describe the cognitive-behavioral model of relapse and provide a general introduction to relapse prevention techniques. While Section II will focus on specific problem areas, Section III will focus on diverse populations and treatment settings.
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