Rehabilitation of Movement

Theoretical Basis of Clinical Practice


  • Judith Pitt-Brooke, MSc, MCSP, SRP, Cert Ed, Lecturer in Physiotherapy, School of Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham

Thorough and easy-to-read text which provides an introduction to contemporary approaches in musculoskeletal physical therapy. Features key points boxes and summaries to guide the reader and ensure retention. With over 250 illustrations, the text provides authoritative coverage of neurodynamics, gait analysis, physiology of motor control and much more.
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Book information

  • Published: October 1997
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2157-2

Table of Contents

Classification and Terminology. Musculoskeletal Requirements for Normal Movement. Physiology of Motor Control. Neurodynamics. Pain. Clinical Reasoning--Basic Principles of Examination and Assessment. Clinical Measurement. Gait Analysis. Passive Techniques--A Review of Their Use in Clinical Practice. Neuromuscular Therapeutic Techniques and Approaches. Exercise in Health. Exercise in Rehabilitation. Ergonomics. Health Education and Communication. Application of the Cognitive Behavioural Approach.