Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes

Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes


By (author) Shirley Sahrmann

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  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Format: Hardback | 380 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 279mm x 25mm | 1,610g
  • Publication date: 12 September 2001
  • Publication City/Country: St Louis
  • ISBN 10: 0801672058
  • ISBN 13: 9780801672057
  • Illustrations note: 375 ills
  • Sales rank: 24,867

Product description

Authored by an acknowledged expert on muscle and movement imbalances, this well illustrated book presents a classification system of mechanical pain syndromes that is designed to direct the exercise prescription and the correction of faulty movement patterns. The diagnostic categories, associated muscle and movement imbalances, recommendations for treatment, examination, exercise principles, specific corrective exercises, and modification of functional activities for case management are described in detail. This book is designed to give practitioners an organized and structured method of analyzing the mechanical cause of movement impairment syndrome, the contributing factors and a strategy for management.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Concepts and Principles of Movement System Balance Chapter 3: Imbalances of the Trunk and Low Back Movement Impairment Syndromes Chapter 4: Lower Extremity Imbalances and Hip Impairment Syndromes Chapter 5: Upper Extremity Imbalances and Shoulder Impairment Syndromes Chapter 6: Examination for Muscle and Movement Imbalances for the Lower Quarter, the Trunk, and the Shoulder Girdle Chapter 7: Exercise Descriptions for the Practitioner Chapter 8: Exercise Handouts for the Patient Chapter 9: Case Studies