Therapeutic Exercise for Lumbopelvic Stabilization

Therapeutic Exercise for Lumbopelvic Stabilization

A Motor Control Approach for the Treatment and Prevention of Low Back Pain

2nd Edition - August 18, 2004
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  • Contributor: Ed Major
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780443072932

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Description

This book presents the latest information and research on the prevention and management of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. It introduces the reader to an approach to clinical management and prevention based on that research. This text's impressively thorough coverage makes it an indispensable text for both researchers and clinicians in the field of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction.

Key Features

· Written by 3 of the foremost researchers in the field, the material features a high level of credibility and respect, unlikely to be found in any other reference on musculoskeletal dysfunction.
· Coverage offers the most up-to-date information available, as it is based on the very latest research from the key workers in the field around the world
· Practical examples demonstrate the clinical relevance of the research to the student and busy practitioner
· The text presents a new, problem-solving approach to back pain assessment and management, based on the latest understanding of the anatomy, physiology and biomechanics involved.
· Extensive illustrations, line diagrams, and photographs complement the text with visual aides.

Table of Contents

  • SECTION 1: Introduction
    1. The time to move forward

    SECTION 2: The joint protection mechanisms
    Part 1 Introduction
    2. Lumbo-pelvic stability: a functional model of the biomechanics and motor control

    Part 2 Specific joint protection of the spinal segments
    3. Abdominal mechanism and support of the lumbar spine and pelvis
    4. Paraspinal mechanism and support of the lumbar spine

    Part 3 The antigravity muscle support system
    5. Stiffness of the lumbo-pelvic region for load transfer
    6. The role of weightbearing and non-weightbearing muscles

    SECTION 3: IMPAIRMENT IN THE JOINT PROTECTION MECHANISMS: CONCEPTS
    7. The deload model of injury
    8. Joint injury
    9. Pain models

    SECTION 4 IMPAIRMENT IN THE JOINT PROTECTION MECHANISMS: LOW BACK PAIN
    10. Abdominal mechanism in low back pain
    11. Paraspinal mechanism in low back pain
    12. Impairments in the muscles controlling pelvic orientation and weightbearing

    SECTION 5 TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF LOW BACK PAIN
    13. Principles of the ‘segmental stabilization’ exercise model
    14. Local segmental control
    15. Closed chain segmental control
    16. Open chain segmental control and progression into function

Product details

  • No. of pages: 284
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Churchill Livingstone 2004
  • Published: August 18, 2004
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780443072932
  • About the Authors

    Carolyn Richardson

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Retired Associate Professor and Reader, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Australia

    Paul Hodges

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor & NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow / Director, NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury & Health, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia

    Julie Hides

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Head of School, Physiotherapy, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Honorary Associate Professor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia