Stroke Rehabilitation

1st Edition

Guidelines for Exercise and Training to Optimize Motor Skill

Editors: Janet Carr Roberta Shepherd
Paperback ISBN: 9780750647120
eBook ISBN: 9780702038259
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 30th December 2002
Page Count: 300


Evidence-based yet completely practical in its approach, the text bridges the gap between science and clinical practice. Major issues are explored and biomechanical models for everyday activities presented.

New for the third edition

Protocols presented in a step by step format, highlighting critical components, adaptive movements and what to do to help plan treatment.
More information on both biomechanics and exercise to ensure that you have current information.
Many more references to provide the evidence for clinical practice
Completely redesigned with a new easy to follow layout
All the pictures are new to illustrate the treatment protocols
New in paperback

With a new format and an elegant new design to help the practitioner find the information quickly, this book will continue to be an essential text for all physiotherapists, occupational therapists and indeed all those involved in the rehabilitation of patients with stroke.

Table of Contents

Preface to the first edition; Preface to the third edition; Part I; Background to the devlopment of Motor Relearning Programme; Creating an environment for recovery and for learning; Part II; Introduction and rationale; Upper limb function; Orofacial function; Sitting; Balanced Sitting;
Sanding up; Sitting down; Balanced standing; Walking; Index.


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About the Editor

Janet Carr

Affiliations and Expertise

Honorary Associate Professor, Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia

Roberta Shepherd

Affiliations and Expertise

Honorary Professor, Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia