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Musculoskeletal Interventions: Techniques for Therapeutic Exercise, Fourth Edition

Musculoskeletal Interventions: Techniques for Therapeutic Exercise, Fourth Edition


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The definitive resource for designing and implementing evidence-based rehabilitation programs using therapeutic exercise

Written and edited by top experts in their fields, Musculoskeletal Interventions provides the rehabilitation techniques, strategies, and considerations you need to effectively treat patients of all ages, abilities, and functional levels. With expanded coverage of movement systems, along with clinical pearls and hundreds of illustrations, this edition has been fully revised to reflect a contemporary movement system approach patient care. It focuses on the practical application of theory in a clinical setting, making it ideal for students and experienced physical therapists alike. Designed to make finding what you need quickly and easily, Musculoskeletal Interventions is organized into five sections:

Foundations of the Rehabilitation Process

  • Introduces the human movement system, the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, and the clinical reasoning process
  • Provides grounding on tissue healing, the Neuromuscular Scan Examination, pain, posture, and function
Treating Physiologic Impairments During Rehabilitation

  • Details general impairments that require attention throughout the rehabilitation process
  • Covers muscle performance, endurance and aerobic capacity, mobility, range of motion, and neuromuscular control
Tools of Rehabilitation

  • Explains how to achieve optimal outcomes using various tools, including plyometric exercise, open- and closed-kinetic chain interventions, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques, joint mobilization, postural stability and balance interventions, core stabilization training, aquatic therapy, functional movement screening, and more
Interventions Strategies for Specific Regions

  • Describes applications of techniques and interventions related to common movement-based, overuse, traumatic, and postoperative musculoskeletal dysfunction
  • Provides guidance on conditions common to the shoulder complex, elbow, wrist, hand, digits, groin, hip, thigh, knee, lower leg, ankle, foot, and spine
  • Discusses pathomechanics and injury mechanisms while focusing on rehabilitation strategies and concerns for specific injuries and providing example protocols
Special Considerations for Specific Patient Populations

  • Provides application of all previous intervention strategies and how these may need to be selected, adapted, and utilized for geriatric patients, pediatric patient, and physically active females
Musculoskeletal Interventions is filled with features that help you understand and retain critical information. Learning aids include objectives, tales, clinical pearls, figures, video links, summary points, chapter-ending treatment guidelines, and references.

About the Author: Barbara J. Hoogenboom, EdD, PT, SCS, ATC, is Professor and Associate Chair in the Physical Therapy Department of Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI.
Michael L. Voight, DHsc, OCS, SCS, ATC is Professor, Physical Therapy Department, Belmont University, as well as an adjunct associate professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN.
William E. Prentice, PhD, PT, ATC, is Professor of Exercise, and Sport Science and Coordinator of the Sports Medicine Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781260459951
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publisher Imprint: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
  • Height: 277 mm
  • No of Pages: 1232
  • Spine Width: 41 mm
  • Width: 224 mm
  • ISBN-10: 1260459950
  • Publisher Date: 13 Aug 2021
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Weight: 2588 gr

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