Exercise Therapy in the Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders
Copyright © 2011 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Editor(s): Fiona Wilson, John Gormley, Juliette Hussey
Published Online: 27 DEC 2013 09:36PM EST
Print ISBN: 9781405169387
Online ISBN: 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.
- Concise and comprehensive
- Team of expert contributors
- Offers practical guidance
- Evaluates the evidence