Physical Management for Neurological Conditions

Physical Management for Neurological Conditions : [Formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation]

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Following the success of the previous three editions, Physical Management for Neurological Conditions 4th edition remains the most up-to-date evidence-based textbook for undergraduate students and qualified health professionals.

Written by an international team of clinicians and researchers, it is applicable to a number of healthcare systems, with a special focus on physiotherapy. New chapters have been added to cover both common and rare conditions, such as hereditary disorders, functional motor disorders, and neuromuscular diseases.

Together with the Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy, it covers all essential components and conditions.



Comprehensive and handy reference on physical management and movement limitations, suitable to any health care context and environment
Use of eclectic approach which focuses on selecting the appropriate evidence-based tools to assess and treat neurological conditions without subscribing to any specific treatment approaches
International case studies are presented to provide worldwide scientific evidence



Fully revised by international contributors with the inclusion of 8 new chapters covering:


Common impairments
Inherited neurological disorders
Complex case management
Virtual reality and interactive gaming technologies
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Product details

  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 22.86mm | 1,210g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0702071749
  • 9780702071744
  • 328,820

Table of contents

1. Guiding principles of neurorehabilitation

2. Common impairments and the impact on activity

3. Observation and analysis of movement

4. Measurement tools

5. Goal setting in stroke rehabilitation

6. Respiratory management

7. Stroke

8. Traumatic brain injury

9. Spinal cord injury

10. Multiple sclerosis

11. Parkinson's

12. Inherited neurological conditions (HD, SCA, HSP)

13. Motor neuron disease

14. Polyneuropathies

15. Muscle disease

16. Functional motor disorders

17. Self-management

18. Virtual rehabilitation: Virtual reality and interactive gaming technologies in neurorehabilitation

19. Falls and their management

20. Physical activity and exercise

21. Vestibular rehabilitation

22. Pain management

23. Clinical neuropsychology in rehabilitation

24. Complex case management
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