Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke Rehabilitation : Guidelines for Exercise and Training to Optimize Motor Skill

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Previously published as A Motor Relearning Programme for Stroke, the authors have produced a completely revised and updated version of this essential guide to task- and context-specific exercise and training for the optimal functional recovery of stroke patients. The guidelines are based on scientific rationale and the latest clinical research and cover a range of critical everyday actions, while the modern and accessible format with many new photographs and line drawings ensures maximum clarity and practicality.Written by two acknowledged experts in their field, Stroke Rehabilitation presents Carr and Shepherd's internationally respected system of stroke rehabilitation. The clear and comprehensive linking of science and clinical practice make this an indispensable volume for physiotherapists, occupational therapists and all those involved in the rehabilitation of patients with stroke.Presents Carr and Shepherd's well-known and internationally followed programme on stroke and neurological physiotherapyReplaces the popular A Motor Relearning Programme for Stroke - made up-to-date and applicable to contemporary practiceCan be used as a companion text to Carr & Shepherd's Neurological RehabilitationRigourously researched and evidence-basedThe only textbook bridging the gap between science and clinical practice that concentrates on strokeWritten specifically with physiotherapists in mind - so appropriate for students as well as more advanced practitionersMany more references than before - helping to provide the evidence for clinical practiceNew illustrations - easy to read and navigate.Protocols presented in a step by step format, highlighting critical components, adaptive movements and what to do to help plan treatmentMore information on both biomechanics and exercise - giving the reader crucial, current informationCompletely redesigned with a new easy to follow layoutAll the pictures are new to illustrate the treatment protocolsNew in paperback - easier to carry around or use in practice.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 188 x 248 x 14mm | 725.76g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 3rd New edition
  • 280 ills.
  • 0750647124
  • 9780750647120
  • 98,113

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--The book is well structured. It provides easily applicable treatment guidlines, backed up by a strong evidence base and an extensive up to date reference list. I would recommend this book for any neurological physiotherapy service.-- Ruth O'Cnnell, Phsiotherapy Ireland
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Table of contents

Preface to the first edition; Preface to the third edition; Part I; Background to the devlopment of Motor Relearning Programme; Creating an environment for recovery and for learning; Part II; Introduction and rationale; Upper limb function; Orofacial function; Sitting; Balanced Sitting;Sanding up; Sitting down; Balanced standing; Walking; Index.
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