Principles and Practice
- Margaret Reid Campion, GradDipPhty(UK), FCSP, Consultant in Hydrotherapy, Formerly Lecturer, School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
In this contemporary and completely revised edition an impressive range of contributors have been gathered together to produce a definitive but practical text. Throughout the awareness of the value of the principles and practice of the Halliwick Method are linked to managing hydrotherapy treatments. The chapter The Halliwick Method and Conductive Education acts as a bridge between child and adult hydrotherapy.
1.Principles - the effects of activity in water, essential features of up-to-date pool design, basic physics, and assessment and recording.
2.Practice of paediatric hydrotherapy - an authoritative and comprehensive guide with valuable instructions and ideas for the rehabilitation and recreation of children in water.
3.Practice of adult hydrotherapy - a fundamental guide to aid a variety of conditions including neurosurgical and head injuries, spinal cord injuries, sports injuries, and rheumatic diseases; recent developments in spinal mobilization are introduced and the use of Watsu in rheumatic disorders is indicated.
4.Health promotion - outlining hydrotherapy in the child-bearing year, aqua-relaxation for mothers and babies, and water fitness for the older child.
Essential reading for physiotherapy students at all levels Hydrotherapy: principles and practice will be invaluable as the basic hydrotherapy text.
- Published: January 1997
- Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
- ISBN: 978-0-7506-2261-5