Ultrasound Imaging for Rehabilitation of the Lumbopelvic Region book cover

Ultrasound Imaging for Rehabilitation of the Lumbopelvic Region

A Clinical Approach

Ultrasound imaging is emerging as an invaluable tool in the detection and treatment of motor control impairment. This book brings this technology out of the research lab and into the clinic, providing guidelines for the integration of ultrasound imaging for the assessment and treatment of motor control impairments of the lumbopelvic region into daily practice. It enables clinicians to maximise the potential of ultrasound imaging technology in providing effective management of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction in the lumbopelvic region, including back pain, pelvic girdle pain and incontinence.

Audience
Physical therapy and Manual therapy students and those specialising in this area

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Published: February 2007

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06856-0

Contents

  • Foreword by Maria Stokes

    Preface

    Acknowledgements

    Dedication

    1. Imaging Principles and Instrumentation

    2. Image Generation

    3. Image Interpretation: Qualitative

    4. Image Interpretation: Quantitative

    5. Treatment Applications

    References

    Appendix A: Outline - Lumbopelvic USI Assessment

    Appendix B: Outline of the Minimum Requirements for an Ultrasound Imaging Accreditation Process for Rehabilitation Professionals

    Appendix C: The Clinical Application of USI in the Treatment of Lumbopelvic Dysfunction: A Case Presentation

    Appendix D: Glossary

    Index

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