Principles of Neuromusculoskeletal Treatment and Management

A Handbook for Therapists with PAGEBURST Access

  • Alison Rushton, EdD. MSc. Grad Dip Phys. Dip TP. mILT. FMACP
  • By

    • Nicola Petty, DPT MSc GradDipPhys FMACP FHEA, Principal Lecturer, School of Health Professions, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UK

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    Fully updated and revised for a second edition, this textbook offers a comprehensive, evidence-based guide to the treatment and management of the neuromusculoskeletal system, providing vital support for both students and experienced therapists. As with the previous edition the text deals with function and dysfunction of joints, muscles and nerves offering treatment options in all cases. Underpinning theory and research is used extensively to explain the clinical use of each treatment option.

    This new edition has benefited from the author - Nicola Petty - becoming editor and enabling leading clinicians and academics to contribute to the text which now offers a broader range of perspectives.

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    Physiotherapy students (and practitioners)


Book information

  • Published: July 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-5309-2

Table of Contents

List of contributors

1 Introduction
Nicola J Petty

2 Function and dysfunction of joint
Anne O’Connor, Karen McCreesh

3 Principles of joint treatment
Karen McCreesh, Anne O’Connor

4 Function and dysfunction of muscle
Laura Finucane

5 Principles of muscle treatment
Laura Finucane

6 Function and dysfunction of nerve
Kieran Barnard, Colette Ridehalgh

7 Principles of nerve treatment
Colette Ridehalgh, Kieran Barnard

8 Principles of managing pain
Chris Murphy

9 Principles of patient management
Ann Moore