Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780729543200, 9780729587600

Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries

1st Edition

Authors: Jacqueline Reznik Joshua Simmons
Paperback ISBN: 9780729543200
eBook ISBN: 9780729587600
eBook ISBN: 9780729587617
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st June 2020
Page Count: 516
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Description

Written by Jackie Reznik & Josh Simmons, this multi-contributed text explores contemporary aspects of spinal cord injury treatment and management, as well as essential but not often addressed topics such as paediatric spinal cord injury, high cervical injuries, and the tetraplegic upper limb. The patient experience is emphasised as is the clinical journey through the input from individuals with lived experience of a spinal cord injury.

The text is offering new and important insights into key facets of spinal cord injury treatment and management, Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries is a practical guide for the physiotherapy students, early career clinicians as well as the medical and health professionals wishing to remain current with advancements in treatment and interventions in this area.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to spinal cord injury
    2. From the field to the emergency department and beyond
    3. The shifting paradigm in the physiotherapy treatment of spinal cord injuries
    4. Early hospital management of the patient with a spinal cord injury
    5. Biomechanics
    6. Functional independence
    7. Use of electrotherapeutic techniques in the treatment of spinal cord injury
    8. Modes of transport
    9. Ambulation
    10. Hydrotherapy for a patient with an SCI
    11. Incomplete spinal and peripheral nerve lesions
    12. Overview of sexual function and changes post-SCI
    13. Exercise and sport and the person with spinal cord injury
    14. Paediatric spinal cord injury
    15. Ageing with a spinal cord injury
    16. High cervical lesions
    17. Ageing with a spinal cord injury
    18. Common complications of spinal cord injury
    19. Psychological sequelae of spinal cord injuries
    20. Sociological issues associated with spinal cord injury – a personal journey
    21. The hazards of living with a spinal cord injury

Details

No. of pages:
516
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2020
Published:
1st June 2020
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780729543200
eBook ISBN:
9780729587600
eBook ISBN:
9780729587617

About the Authors

Jacqueline Reznik

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Senior Lecturer, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia Associate Senior Lecturer, Curtin University, WA, Australia Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Child Health, UCL/GOSH, London, UK

Joshua Simmons