Evidence-Based Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor

1st Edition

Bridging Science and Clinical Practice

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9780443101465

Key Features

  • Detailed treatment strategies - pelvic floor muscle training, biofeedback, electrical stimulation.
  • Information on pelvic floor dysfunction in specific groups - men, children, elite athletes, the elderly, pregnancy, neurological diseases.
  • Detailed illustrations of pelvic floor anatomy and related neuroanatomy/neurophysiology.
  • MRIs and ultrasounds showing normal and dysfunctional pelvic floor.
  • Clinical practice guidelines.
  • Critical appraisal of RCTs.
  • Strategies to reduce drop-out in conservative treatment.

Details

No. of pages:
456
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443101465

About the authors

Kari Bo

Affiliations and Expertise

Exercise scientist, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo, Norway

Bary Berghmans

Affiliations and Expertise

Epidemiologist and Researcher, Maastricht University Pelvic Care Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Siv Morkved

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor and Senior Researcher, Department of Community Medicine & General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

Marijke Van Kampen

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in Rehabilitation Science, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science, University Hospital GHB, Leuven, Belgium