Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques

Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques

Hardback Therapeudic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques

By (author) Carolyn Kisner, By (author) Lynn Allen Colby

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  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
  • Format: Hardback | 960 pages
  • Dimensions: 221mm x 287mm x 48mm | 2,223g
  • Publication date: 17 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Pennsylvania
  • ISBN 10: 080362574X
  • ISBN 13: 9780803625747
  • Edition: 6, Revised
  • Edition statement: 6th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations, colour tables, figures
  • Sales rank: 77,282

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Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, Kisner & Colby's 6th Edition offers the most up-to-date exercise guidelines for individualizing interventions for those with movement disorders. Now with contributions from the leading experts in the field, it encompasses all of the principles of therapeutic exercise and manual therapy, including spinal surgery and spinal manipulation. This renowned manual remains the authoritative source for exercise instruction for the therapist and for patient self-management. Plus, you'll have access to Kisner and Colby's "Therapeutic Exercise Video Library" online at DavisPlus, featuring over 30 NEW full-color video clips - 94 in all - demonstrating basic therapeutic exercises and techniques. It includes: superb art program, including anatomical illustrations, line drawings, photographs, and radiographs; evidence boxes summarizing current literature; "Management Guideline" boxes; "Pathology/Surgical Procedure" and "Preferred Practice Pattern" tables; "Post-surgery Outcome" boxes; clinical examples throughout; case studies at the end of selected chapters; and, clinical laboratory activities and questions for critical thinking and discussion at the end of every chapter. It also includes: greater emphasis on clinical decision making; ICF terminology; more contributions from experts in the field; new chapter on advanced function training; full-color photographs and illustrations; over 30 NEW full-color video clips - 94 in all - demonstrating basic therapeutic exercises and techniques in Kisner and Colby's "Therapeutic Exercise Video Library".

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Table of contents

General Concepts; Therapeutic Exercise: Foundational Concepts; Prevention, Health and Wellness; Applied Science of Exercise and Techniques; Range of Motion; Stretching for Impaired Mobility; Peripheral Joint Mobilization for Impaired Mobility; Resistance Exercise for Impaired Muscle Performance; Principles of Aerobic Exercise; Exercise for Impaired Balance; Aquatic Exercise; Principles of Intervention; Soft Tissue Injury, Repair, and Management; Joint, Connective Tissue, and Bone Disorders and Management; Surgical Interventions and Postoperative Management; Peripheral Nerve Disorders and Management; Exercise Interventions by Body Region; The Spine: Structure, Function, and Posture; The Spine: Management Guidelines; The Spine: Exercise and Manipulation Interventions; The Shoulder and Shoulder Girdle; The Elbow and Forearm Complex; The Wrist & Hand; The Hip; The Knee; The Ankle & Foot; Advanced Functional Training; Special Areas of Therapeutic Exercise; Management of the Obstetric Patient and Pelvic Floor Impairments; Management of Lymphatic disorders.