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Occupational Ergonomics by Waldemar Karwowski

Title Occupational Ergonomics
Author Waldemar Karwowski
Publisher CRC Press
Release 2003-03-26
Category Technology & Engineering
Total Pages 680
ISBN 9780203507933
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Occupational Ergonomics: Engineering and Administrative Controls focuses on prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders with an emphasis on engineering and administrative controls. Section I provides knowledge about risk factors for upper and lower extremities at work, while Section II concentrates on risk factors for work-related low back disorders. Section III discusses fundamentals of surveillance of musculoskeletal disorders, requirements for surveillance database systems, OSHA Record keeping system, and surveillance methods based on the assessment of body discomfort. Section IV focuses on medical management of work-related musculoskeletal disorders, including programs for post-injury management, testing of physical ability for employment decisions, assessment of worker strength and other functional capacities, and applications of ergonomics knowledge in rehabilitation.

Title Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy From Art to Evidence
Author Christopher H Wise
Publisher F.A. Davis
Release 2015-04-10
Category Medical
Total Pages 936
ISBN 0803645171
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Take an eclectic, evidence-based approach to orthopaedic manual therapy. From theory through practical application of soft tissue and joint mobilization techniques—this comprehensive resource delivers the depth and breadth of coverage you need to optimize patient outcomes through informed clinical decision-making as part of a comprehensive intervention regimen.

Physical Rehabilitation E Book by Michelle H. Cameron

Title Physical Rehabilitation E Book
Author Michelle H. Cameron
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Release 2007-04-05
Category Medical
Total Pages 1120
ISBN 1416065318
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The only physical rehabilitation text modeled after the concepts of the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, this detailed resource provides the most complete coverage of rehabilitation across the preferred practice patterns of physical therapy all in one place! Each chapter is consistently organized to make it easy to find the information you need, with clear guidelines, examples, and summaries based on the latest clinical evidence to help you improve quality of care and ensure positive patient outcomes. In-depth, evidence-based coverage of more key content areas than any other rehabilitation resource of its kind, including orthopedics, neurology, and wound management, ensures a comprehensive understanding of rehabilitation supported by the latest clinical research. More than 65 case studies present a problem-based approach to rehabilitation and detail practical, real-world applications. Over 600 full-color illustrations clarify concepts and techniques. A FREE companion CD prepares you for practice with printable examination forms and reference lists from the text linked to Medline abstracts and reinforces understanding through interactive boards-style review questions, and vocabulary-building exercises.

Title Physical Rehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant E Book
Author Michelle H. Cameron
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Release 2014-04-14
Category Medical
Total Pages 608
ISBN 0323290930
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Prepare for practice with the book tailored specifically for physical therapist assistants! Physical Rehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides a clear, easy-to-read, evidence-based guide to the PTA's role in patient management, covering the core concepts related to physical rehabilitation and emphasizing the PTA's role in intervention. A treatment-oriented focus addresses each of the four categories of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Preferred Practice Patterns: musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, and integumentary. The final section of the book addresses interventions which overlap many practice patterns. Written by rehabilitation experts Michelle Cameron, MD, PT and Linda Monroe, MPT, in consultation with Susan Schmidt, a practicing PTA, and Carla Gleaton, the director of a PTA education program, this text will be a valuable resource both in the classroom and in professional practice. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage of rehabilitation includes sections on pathology; examination; evaluation, diagnosis, and prognosis; clinical signs, and intervention -- emphasizing the PTA's role in intervention. Unique! A consistent, organized approach covers physical therapy intervention by disorder, with full discussions of each condition found in a single chapter. Format follows the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition so you become familiar with the terminology used in therapy practice. Clinical Pearls highlight key information. Unique! Full-color illustrations clearly demonstrate pathologies and interventions. Case studies with discussion questions guide you through specific patient interactions to build your clinical reasoning skills. Glossaries in each chapter define key terms to build your clinical vocabulary. Unique! Student resources on the companion Evolve website enhance your learning with vocabulary-building exercises, boards-style practice test questions, examples of commonly used forms, and references from the book linked to Medline.

Massage Therapy by Trish Dryden

Title Massage Therapy
Author Trish Dryden
Publisher Human Kinetics
Release 2012-04-10
Category Health & Fitness
Total Pages 320
ISBN 1492582646
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Massage Therapy: Integrating Research and Practice presents the latest research examining the evidence for the use of various massage therapy techniques in treating pathological conditions and special populations. In this resource readers will find a synthesis of information from the diverse fields of kinesiology, medicine, nursing, physical therapy, and psychology. Authored by experts carefully selected for their specific knowledge, experience, and research acumen, Massage Therapy: Integrating Research and Practice will assist both students and practitioners in these areas: • Learning the benefits of evidence-based massage therapy practice • Understanding various research methods • Developing research skills by learning guidelines for writing case reports and journal articles • Understanding how to integrate massage therapy research into education and clinical practice This text presents a seamless integration of research and practice in four parts, providing readers first with a background to the field of massage therapy followed by discussion of research methods. Next is an evidence-based presentation of the efficacy of massage therapy for conditions and populations often encountered in massage therapy practice. This clinicial section presents three patient populations (pediatric, athletic, and elderly); three pain-related types (headache, neck and shoulder pain, and low back pain); and six conditions that massage therapists may encounter: pregnancy and labor, scar treatment, cancer, fibromyalgia, anxiety and depression, and clients who have experienced sexual trauma. Recommendations and evidence-based treatment guidelines are clearly defined for each condition. Case reports developed from real-life cases are included in this section, offering readers a real-world context for the clinical content presented. The final section illustrates specific ways to integrate research into the educational and professional development of current and future massage therapists. It provides readers with the fundamental tools for a research-based approach in clinical practice, especially as it relates to special populations. A running glossary, chapter summaries, and critical thinking questions assist students in learning the content and act as self-study tools for practitioners. Massage Therapy: Integrating Research and Practice offers both students and practitioners of massage therapy the most current evidence-based information, guidelines, and recommendations for the treatment of conditions often seen in massage therapy practice. This essential reference will assist practitioners in understanding the scientific literature and its application in enhancing the practice of this safe and effective health intervention.

Title Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Author Joel A. DeLisa
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release 2005
Category Medical
Total Pages 2088
ISBN 9780781741309
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The gold-standard physical medicine and rehabilitation text is now in its Fourth Edition—with thoroughly updated content and a more clinical focus. More than 150 expert contributors—most of them new to this edition—address the full range of issues in contemporary physical medicine and rehabilitation and present state-of-the-art patient management strategies, emphasizing evidence-based recommendations. This edition has two separate volumes on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine. Each volume has sections on principles of evaluation and management, management methods, major problems, and specific disorders. Treatment algorithms and boxed lists of key clinical facts have been added to many chapters.

Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia by Edward S. Rachlin

Title Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia
Author Edward S. Rachlin
Publisher Mosby Incorporated
Release 2002
Category Medical
Total Pages 606
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This concise, but thorough text covers both the theory and current practice of fibromyalgia and myofascial pain management. It provides practical, step-by-step descriptions of both traditional and state-of-the-art approaches to trigger point injections and nerve blocks, accompanied by clear diagrams that illustrate pain patterns, muscle anatomy, patient positioning, and more. An interdisciplinary approach draws on the knowledge and expertise of authorities in the fields of rheumatology, physiatry, orthopedic surgery, psychology, endocrinology, physical therapy, dentistry, ergonomic engineering, and anesthesiology. Diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia. The metabolic and endocrine causes of muscle pain. Treatment of neck and back pain and repetitive stress injuries. Alternative and complementary approaches to treating muscle pain and chronic pain. New diagnostic and injection techniques for myofascial pain, fibromyalgia, and trigger points. Nerve block therapy for myofascial pain. Diagnosis of musculoskeletal pain in children. Facial pain management. Five brand-new chapters (See the Table of Contents.) The role of physical therapy, including electrical modalities, massage techniques, manual therapy techniques, body mechanics, and ergonomics.

Title Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders
Author Darlene Hertling
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release 2006
Category Medical
Total Pages 1136
ISBN 9780781736268
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The fundamental textbook of orthopedic physical therapy is now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition. This new edition presents a "how-to" approach focusing on the foundations of manual therapy. More than 1,200 illustrations and photographs demonstrate therapeutic techniques. Extensive references cite key articles, emphasizing the latest research. Reflecting current practice standards, this edition places greater emphasis on joint stabilization techniques and the role of exercise. Coverage includes new material on soft tissue manipulations and myofascial evaluation. This edition also features case studies covering real-life practice scenarios.

Clinical Rehabilitation by Pavel Kolar et al.

Title Clinical Rehabilitation
Author Pavel Kolar et al.
Publisher Alena Kobesová
Release 2014-02-17
Category Medical
Total Pages 800
ISBN 8090543812
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This is a comprehensive rehabilitation textbook emphasizing functional approach based on the aspects of the Prague School of Rehabilitation (www.rehabps.com), which was developed by Professors Vojta, Janda, Lewit and others. The publication is divided into general and special sections. The diagnostic section describes in detail clinical evaluation approaches for the musculoskeletal system, testing and assessment of a motor and sensory involvement and limitations in the activities of daily living. The text also includes psychological assessment in rehabilitation of painful conditions, functional laboratory assessments and functional assessment using imaging methods. In the general section of the therapeutic approaches, the authors focus on treatment rehabilitaton of the motor system and also focus on disorders of other organ systems. The special section of the book includes rehabilitation of individual clinical specialties, in which treatment rehabilitation plays an important part. The individual chapters include rehabilitation in neurology, orthopedics, internal diseases, gynecology, oncology, psychiatry, pain and psychosomatic conditions. This book is unique in its presentation of human development and the options for its implementation into diagnostic and therapeutic approaches of the movement system. A chapter is also devoted to the original diagnostic-therapeutic approach of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization according to Professor Pavel Kolar, the main editor of the book. - full-color resource - exceptional photographs of developmental sequences, radiographic images, diagrams and schematic drawings specific to the Prague School of Rehabilitation and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization - 800 text pages - photographs of pediatric ontogenetic development

Manipulation Traction and Massage by Joseph B. Rogoff

Title Manipulation Traction and Massage
Author Joseph B. Rogoff
Publisher
Release 1980
Category Manipulation (Therapeutics)
Total Pages 225
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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