Neurological Physiotherapy, 2nd Edition aims to provide an improved understanding of problems commonly encountered by the therapist working with people with neurological disability. It describes aspects of posture and movement difficulties which may occur as a result of neurological damage and gives guidance to help the therapist to plan the appropriate treatment programme for each patient. Using a problem-solving approach the emphasis is on the identification of symptoms in relation to impairment and disability rather than on a detailed description of neurological conditions.
- Problem solving in neurological physiotherapy - setting the scene
Margaret J Mayston
2. Assessment, outcome measurement and goal setting in physiotherapy practice
3. An analysis of normal movement as the basis for the development of treatment
4. Neuropsychological problems and solutions
Dawn Wendy Langdon
5. Abnormal tone and movement as a result of neurological impairment: considerations for treatment
6. General principles of treatment
Philippa Carter and Susan Edwards
7. Drug treatment of neurological disability
Alan J Thompson
8. Case histories
9. Posture management and special seating
10. Splinting and the use of orthoses in the management of patients with neurological disorders
11. Longer-term management for patients with residual or progressive disability
12. The way forward
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- © Churchill Livingstone 2001
- 8th October 2001
- Churchill Livingstone
- Paperback ISBN:
Consultant in Neurological Physiotherapy, London, UK
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