Neurological Rehabilitation

6th Edition


  • Darcy Ann Umphred
  • Gordon Burton
  • Darcy Ann Umphred
  • Rolando Lazaro
  • Margaret Roller
  • Gordon Burton
  • Key Features

    • UNIQUE! Emerging topics are covered in detail, including chapters such as Movement Development Across the Lifespan, Health and Wellness: The Beginning of the Paradigm, Documentation, and Cardiopulmonary Interactions.
    • UNIQUE! A section on neurological problems accompanying specific system problems includes hot topics such as poor vision, pelvic floor dysfunction, and pain.
    • A problem-solving approach helps you apply your knowledge to examinations, evaluations, prognoses, and intervention strategies.
    • Evidence-based research sets up best practices, covering topics such as the theory of neurologic rehabilitation, screening and diagnostic tests, treatments and interventions, and the patient's psychosocial concerns Information.
    • Case studies use real-world examples to promote problem-solving skills.
    • Non-traditional approaches to neurological interventions in the Alternative and Complementary Therapies chapter include the movement approach, energy approach, and physical body system approaches therapies.
    • Terminology adheres to the best practices of the APTA as well as other leading physical therapy organizations, following The Guide to Physical Therapy Practice, the Nagi model, and the ICF World Health Model of patient empowerment.

    Table of Contents

    Section 1: Foundations for Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation

    1. Foundation for Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation

    2. Health & Wellness in Rehabilitation

    3. Motor Development Across the Life Span

    4. Theories of Motor Control, Motor Learning, and Neuroplasticity

    5. Limbic System Function and its Influence Over Motor Control and Learning

    6. Psychosocial Adaptation and Adjustment to Nervous System Dysfunction

    7. Medical Screening by the Therapist

    8. Examination of Impairment, Activities, and Participation

    9. Interventions in Neurological Rehabilitation

    10. Documentation and Payment Systems for Rehabilitation Services

    Section 2: Rehabilitation Management of Clients with Neurologic System Pathology

    11. Neurodevelopmental disabilities and High Risk Infants

    12. Cerebral Palsy: Management of Clinical Problems

    13. Genetic Disorders of the Nervous System: A Pediatric Perspective

    14. Learning Disabilities

    15. Congenital Spinal Cord Injury

    16. Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

    17. Neuromuscular Diseases

    18. Neurovascular Entrapment Syndromes: Beyond the Central Nervous System

    19. Multiple Sclerosis

    20. Basal Ganglia System Dysfunction: Disorders of Posture and Movement

    21. Cerebellar Dysfunction: Movement Disorders and Management

    22. Vestibular System Disorders and Balance Dysfunction

    23. Stroke and Hemiplegia

    24. Traumatic Brain Injury

    25. Brain Tumors

    26. Inflammatory and Infections Disorders of the Brain

    27. Dementia and Disorder of Cognition

    Section 3: Examination and Intervention for Improved Outcomes in Clients with Nervous System Dysfunction

    28. Visual System and Perceptual Dysfunction: Examination and Intervention

    29. Urinary System Dysfunction an


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