Low Back Disorders-3rd Edition With Web Resource

Low Back Disorders-3rd Edition With Web Resource : Evidence-Based Prevention and Rehabilitation

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The third edition of Low Back Disorders contains all of the essential tools for treating those with low back maladies. The text provides detailed insights into injury assessment by an extensively expanded set of tests with accompanying instructions. Also new to this edition is a web resource featuring 23 handouts for patients or clients that can be edited and printed to suit practitioner and patients' needs. The web resource also contains an online video suite that showcases various exercises and assessments. In addition to offering strategies for relieving and potentially eliminating pain, the text provides insight into the conditions and environments that may initially cause back pain and makes recommendations on reducing these influences so that clients can be pain free.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 424 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 30.48mm | 1,429g
  • Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Human Kinetics
  • Champaign, IL, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 451 Halftones, black and white; 111 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1450472915
  • 9781450472913
  • 36,531

About Stuart McGill

Stuart McGill is a professor at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and a world-renowned lecturer and expert in spine function, injury prevention and rehabilitation. He has written more than 300 scientific publications on lumbar function, mechanisms of low back injury, investigation of rehabilitation programmes matched to specific categories of back pain patients and the formulation of work-related injury avoidance strategies.show more

Table of contents

Selected Contents: Part I: Scientific Foundation; Chapter 2. Epidemiological Studies and What They Really Mean; Chapter 3. Functional Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine; Chapter 4. Normal and Injury Mechanics of the Lumbar Spine; Chapter 5. Myths and Realities of Lumbar Spine Stability; Part II: Injury Prevention; Chapter 6. LED Risk Assessment; Chapter 7. Reducing the Risk of Low Back Injury; Part III: Low Back Rehabilitation; Chapter 8. Building Better Rehabilitation Programs for Low Back Injuries; Chapter 10. Developing the Exercise Program; Chapter 11. Advanced Exercises.show more

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