Rehabilitation of the Spine

Rehabilitation of the Spine : A Practitioner's Manual

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The foremost authorities from chiropractics, orthopaedics and physical therapy present a practical overview of spinal rehabilitation. This clinical resource presents the most current and significant spinal rehab information, showing how to apply simple and inexpensive rehabilitation in the office. The updated Second Edition includes clinical/regional protocols and chapters on diagnostic triage, acute care, functional assessment, recovery care, outcomes, and biopsychosocial aspects. A bonus DVD offers demonstrations of key therapies and more

Product details

  • Hardback | 992 pages
  • 218 x 282 x 42mm | 2,422.21g
  • Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 671
  • 0781729971
  • 9780781729970
  • 78,630

Table of contents

Section I: Basic Science * The Biopsychosocial Model * Spinal Stability: Mechanism of Injury and Restabilization * Where is the pain coming from? * Exercise Science Principles * The Functional Pathology of the Motor System Section II: Assessment * Diagnostic Triage: History, Examination & Special Tests * Physical Examination of the Muscular System * Outcomes Management * Assessment of Psycho-social Factors Pain Patients * Quantitative Physical Performance Evaluation * Quantitative Functional Capacity Evaluation of the Spine Pain Patient * Pre-employment Screening and Functional Capacity Evaluation for Determining Safe Return to Work * Decision Making in Clinical Assessment of the Pain Patient: Integrating Functional and Pathoanatomic Approaches Section III: Acute Care Management * Patient Reactivation * The McKenzie Approach for Acute Pain Relief * Biopsychosocial Reactivation of the Acute Pain Patient * Brugger Methods in Postural Centration * Soft Tissue Manipulation Techniques * Post-isometric Relaxation Techniques * Neuromobilization Techniques * Manipulation Techniques for Key Joints Section IV: Recovery Care Management * Integration and Selection of Rehabilitation Techniques * Sensory-motor Training * Segmental (local) Spinal Stabilization Training * Functional Spine (neck & low back) Stabilization Training for Activities of Daily Living * Global Muscle Stabilization Training * Advanced Weight Training Approaches From a Stability Perspective * Facilitation of Agonist-Antagonist Co-activation by Reflex Stimulation Methods * Yoga Exercises * The Biobehavorial Approach Section V: Regional Application * An Integrated Approach to Regional Disorders - Liebenson * Managing Common Syndromes and Finding the Key Link * The Lower Quarter * The Lumbar Spine & Pelvis * The Thoracic Spine & Rib Cage * The Cervical Spine & Orofacial Region * The Upper Quarter Section VI: Pain, Suffering & Disability * The Practitioner's Role * Core Competencies for Conservative Care Specialists Working as Part of a Multidisciplinary Team * From Guidelines to Practice: What is the Practitioner's Roleshow more

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