Contraindications in Physical Rehabilitation book cover

Contraindications in Physical Rehabilitation

Doing No Harm

This essential handbook provides clinicians with a summary of contraindications and precautions to review before treating patients seeking physical rehabilitation. This detailed resource discusses all of the contraindications in one convenient source and includes the full range of interventions, ranging from physical agents to supportive devices to therapeutic exercises. Organized by ICD categories and referenced from multiple sources, with strong coverage of adverse events, this handbook helps to ensure safe practice.

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Published: May 2006

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3364-6

Contents

  • Part I: Overview


    Part II: Tests & Measures

    Chapter 1: Blood Pressure Assessment

    Chapter 2: Electrodiagnostic Testing

    Chapter 3: Exercise Testing

    Chapter 4: Screening For Falls In Older Persons

    Chapter 5 Mobility Testing

    Chapter 6 Pain Assessment

    Chapter 7 Strength Testing: Isokinetic Testing & Evaluation (Class Ii Devices)


    Part III: Interventions

    Chapter 8 Coordination: Communication And Documentation

    Chapter 9 Patient Instructions

    Chapter 10 Infection Control


    Section A Therapeutic Exercise

    Chapter 11 Aerobic

    Chapter 12 Balance And Coordination

    Chapter 13 Flexibility Exercises

    Chapter 14 Gait And Locomotion Training

    Chapter 15 Relaxation Techniques (Progressive Muscle Relaxation)

    Chapter 16 Strength, Power, And Endurance Training


    Section B Functional Training: Self-Care

    Chapter 17 Activities Of Daily Living (Basic)

    Chapter 18 Public Accessibility

    Section C Functional Training: Work/Community/Leisure

    Chapter 19 Sport Activities

    Chapter 20 Older Drivers With Acute Or Chronic Medical Conditions (Includes Noncommercial Motor Vehicles, Excludes Commercial Drivers)


    Section D: Manual Therapy Techniques

    Chapter 21: Manual Lymphatic Drainage

    Chapter 22: Connective Tissue Massage (Bindegewebsmassage)

    Chapter 23: Therapeutic Massage (Includes Western Techniques, Swedish, Classic; Excludes Eastern Technique, Shiatsu)

    Chapter 24: Myofascial Release

    Chapter 25: Joint Mobilization (Articulation, Nonthrust Technique; Nonimpulse Technique)

    Chapter 26: Spinal Manipulation

    Chapter 27: Muscle Energy Technique


    Section E: Prescription, Application, Fabrication Of Devices And Equipment

    Chapter 28: Adaptive Devices

    Chapter 29: Assistive Devices

    Chapter 30: Exercise Equipment

    Chapter 31: Orthotics

    Chapter 32: Prosthetics

    Chapter 33: Protective Devices

    Chapter 34: Supportive Devices


    Section F: Airway Clearance Technique

    Chapter 35: Breathing

    Chapter 36: Manual/Mechanical Techniques

    Chapter 37: Postural Drainage (Bronchial Drainage)


    Section G: Integument Repair & Protection Techniques

    Chapter 38: Wound Care


    Section H: Electrotherapeutic Modalities

    Chapter 39: Biofeedback

    Chapter 40: Iontophoresis

    Chapter 41: Electrical Stimulation


    Section I: Physical Agents And Mechanical Modalities

    Chapter 42: Cryotherapy (Cold Therapy)

    Chapter 43: Diathermy

    Chapter 44: Hydrotherapy

    Chapter 45: Light Agents

    Chapter 46: Sound Agents

    Chapter 47: Thermotherapy

    Chapter 48: Vasopneumatic Compression Devices

    Chapter 49: Gravity-Assisted Compression Devices

    Chapter 50: Continuous Passive Motion

    Chapter 51: Spinal Traction


    Section J: Complementary & Alternative Medicine

    Chapter 52: Acupuncture

    Chapter 53: Aromatherapy

    Chapter 54: Craniosacral Therapy

    Chapter 55: Hippotherapy

    Chapter 56: Hypnosis

    Chapter 57: Qigong

    Chapter 58: Shiatsu

    Chapter 59: Therapeutic Touch

    Chapter 60: Trager (Psycho-Physical Integration)

    Chapter 61: Yoga


    Section K: Injection Therapy

    Chapter 62: Injection Therapy

    Chapter 63: Trigger Point Injection


    Section L: Medication Interactions

    Chapter 64: Potential Drug Interactions In Physical Medicine


    Section M: Positioning And Draping

    Chapter 65: Positioning

    Chapter 66: Draping


    Part IV: Screening Forms

    Part V: Appendix

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