Exercise Therapy in the Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Exercise Therapy in the Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Editor(s): Fiona Wilson, John Gormley, Juliette Hussey

Published Online: 27 DEC 2013 09:36PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405169387

Online ISBN: 9781118788622

DOI: 10.1002/9781118788622

About this Book

Exercise Therapy in the Management of MusculoskeletalDisorders covers the fundamentals of using exercise as a treatment modality across a broad range of pathologies including osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthropathies and osteoporosis. As well as offering a comprehensive overview of the role of exercise therapy, the book evaluates the evidence and puts it to work with practical ideas for the management of musculoskeletal disorders in different areas of the body, for differing pathologies and for a range of patients.

Part 1 introduces the reader tothe role of exercise in managing musculoskeletal disorders and covers measurement and assessment. Part 2 looks at the regional application of exercise therapy with chapters on areas of the body such as the cervical spine, the shoulder complex and the knee. Part 3 examines specific populations: the developing child, the cardiac and respiratory patient, obesity and osteoporosis.

Exercise Therapy in the Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders is an invaluable resource for student physiotherapists as well as clinicians designing rehabilitation programmes for their patients.

KEY FEATURES

  • Concise and comprehensive
  • Team of expert contributors
  • Offers practical guidance
  • Evaluates the evidence

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Principles of the Use of Exercise in Musculoskeletal Disorders

  2. Part 2: Regional Application of Exercise

    1. Chapter 7

      The Shoulder Complex (pages 94–112)

      Anne S. Viser, Michael M. Reinold, Kyle J. Rodenhi and Thomas J. Gill

  3. Part 3: Exercise Therapy in Special Populations

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