Muscle Function Testing - A Visual Guide


Author: Karin Wieben,Bernd Falkenberg
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 3131997311
Category: Medical
Page: 374
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This beautifully illustrated pocket atlas provides physical therapists, occupational therapists, sports therapists, and students with practical guidelines and quick tests for evaluating gross motor function throughout the body. The tests in this manual are particularly suitable for analyzing isolated muscle deficits and evaluating other testing methods. When used as a regular part of the physical therapy routine, manual muscle testing provides valuable information on individual treatment needs, enables the therapist to monitor progress and modify procedures, and allows the patient to see the results for themselves. Key features: Almost 200 high-quality color photographs and illustrations help demonstrate each step in the testing process Quick tests for evaluating overall muscle function, followed by detailed guidelines for testing muscle function in the head and face, spine, and upper/lower extremities Detailed introductory chapter on the foundations and anatomical basis of muscle testing Clear descriptions of clinical symptoms for each muscle group, plus examples from practice Online access to assessment forms on Thiemes MediaCenter Test questions and answers for self-study This book is a valuable resource for all PT practitioners and students that will enrich their practice and help them to successfully evaluate and treat patients suffering from muscle-related injuries.

Manuelle Muskeltests

Untersuchungstechniken nach Daniels und Worthingham
Author: Helen J. Hislop,Jacqueline Montgomery
Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag
ISBN: 9783437456916
Category:
Page: 288
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Aku-Taping

Wirksam bei akuten und chronischen Schmerzen und Beschwerden
Author: Hans Ulrich Hecker,Kay Liebchen
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 3830468660
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 128
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Die sanfte Erfolgsmethode gegen Schmerzen Die Alternative zu Schmerzmitteln Sie leiden unter Schmerzen, auch lang anhaltend, und suchen eine Alternative: sanft, nebenwirkungsfrei und wirkungsvoll - das ist Aku-Taping. Spüren Sie sofort, wie es wirkt. Alles, was Sie brauchen, sind spezielle Klebebänder und die Anleitungen aus diesem Buch. Rücken-, Kopf- oder Muskelschmerzen einfach wegkleben Aku-Taping basiert auf den Grundlagen der Traditionellen Chinesischen Medizin (TCM). Die elastischen Tapes werden über entsprechende Akupunkturpunkte und Meridiane geklebt. Das sorgt für eine wirkungsvolle Meridian- und Bindegewebsmassage und regt den Energiefluss an. Die Tapes sind angenehm zu tragen und halten auch beim Sport und unter der Dusche. Flexible Wunder für Zuhause Das Gute: Für diese neue, ganzheitliche Methode brauchen Sie keinen Therapeuten. Step-by-Step führt das Buch die 25 wichtigsten Tapes von Kopf bis Fuß vor. Aku-Taping ist kinderleicht. Erstmals stellen die Autoren jetzt als Ergänzung das Cross-Taping vor. Diese kleinen, fast unsichtbaren, gitterförmigen Tapes unterstützen die Wirkung der Klebebänder effektiv. Dr. med. Hans-Ulrich Hecker ist Facharzt für Allgemeinmedizin, Naturheilverfahren und Homöopathie in Kiel. Dr. med. Kay Liebchen ist Orthopäde in Schleswig und hat sich auf fernöst¬liche Heilverfahren spezialisiert.

Anatomie-Malatlas


Author: Wynn Kapit,Lawrence M. Elson,Ingvi Stec
Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH
ISBN: 9783827373342
Category:
Page: 369
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Professional Guide to Assessment


Author: N.A
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781582554037
Category: Medical
Page: 662
View: 1858

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Provides in-depth, detailed, essential how-to information about patient assessment for all health professionals.

Die Bobath-Therapie in der Erwachsenenneurologie


Author: Bente Elisabeth Bassoe Gjelsvik,Line Syre
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 313240070X
Category: Medical
Page: 328
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Die Bobath-Therapie ist ein bewährtes und weitverbreitetes Konzept zur Behandlung von Menschen mit neurologischen Dysfunktionen. Bente Gjelsvik, Physiotherapeutin und Bobath-Instruktorin, Dozentin an der Universität Bergen (Allied Health Science, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Medicine), möchte mit dieser überarbeiteten Neuauflage die Kompetenz der Therapeuten bei der Behandlung in der Neuroreha weiter verbessern. Hierfür werden verschiedene Aspekte in einen übergreifenden Zusammenhang gestellt. - Struktur und Funktion des Zentralen Nervensystems - posturale Kontrolle und Bewegung - Behandlung von neurologischen Syndromen Besonders geeignet ist dieses Buch für alle Therapeuten, die die Bobath-Weiterbildung planen oder sich in ihr befinden. In den einzelnen Kapiteln wird aufeinander aufbauend die Bobath-Therapie praxisnah und leicht verständlich erklärt: - Angewandte Neurophysiologie - Prinzipien der Physiotherapie - Untersuchung - Fallbeispiele

The Activator Method - E-Book


Author: Arlan W. Fuhr
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323071457
Category: Medical
Page: 592
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From basic scan protocols to advanced assessment procedures, THE ACTIVATOR METHOD, 2nd Edition discusses the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique (AMCT) in an easy-to-understand, how-to approach. This updated 2nd edition covers all aspects of the controlled low-force analytical and adjusting system, from the history of the technique to in-depth examinations of body structures. It also features expanded content on supportive subjects from seven new contributors, discussing topics such as activator and instrument adjusting history, instrument reliability in the literature, the neurology of pain and inflammation, temporal mandibular disorders, and leg length reactivity. UNIQUE! As the only Activator Method textbook in the field, it is known as the standard reference in Activator. Expert author, Dr. Arlan Fuhr, is a co-founder of the AMCT, bringing his unparalleled expertise to the subject. Brand new full-color photos detail assessment procedures, specific anatomical contact points, and lines of drive to clearly show procedures for easier learning. Clinical Observations boxes share the author’s knowledge from years of experience and provide tips on analysis of certain conditions and suggestions for atypical cases. Summary tables in each clinical chapter allow you to quickly access pertinent information. Step-by-step instruction throughout the Instrumentation section helps you understand the principles of the technique. Appendix: Activator Quick Notes for Basic and Advanced Protocol provides at-a-glance reviews of important points and things to remember when performing basic and advanced protocols. A new chapter on leg length analysis procedures offers comprehensive coverage of this critical step in using the Activator Method. Seven new contributors bring fresh insight to AMCT.

Krafttraining – Die Enzyklopädie

381 Übungen und 116 Trainingsprogramme für optimalen Muskelaufbau, maximale Kraftsteigerung und Fettabbau
Author: Jim Stoppani
Publisher: Riva Verlag
ISBN: 3864138728
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 592
View: 1146

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Dieses auf wissenschaftlichen Grundlagen basierende Handbuch ist der umfassende Trainingsratgeber zur Maximierung von Muskelmasse und Kraft. Es behandelt alle Aspekte der optimalen Kraftentwicklung und des Muskelaufbaus, erklärt wichtige Begrifflichkeiten und Konzepte, bespricht alle einsetzbaren Trainingsgeräte, darunter auch Kettlebells, TRX oder BOSU, erläutert die Bedeutung jeder Muskelgruppe und zeigt Ernährungsstrategien auf, die den Fettabbau und Muskelaufbau effizient unterstützen. Die 381 in Bild und Text erklärten Übungen decken 13 Muskelgruppen und den ganzen Körper ab. Bei jeder Übung wird die richtige Technik gezeigt, angepasst an die jeweilige Art des Widerstands, seien es freie Gewichte, Trainingsgeräte oder das eigene Körpergewicht. Darüber hinaus bietet das Buch 116 detaillierte Workout-Programme für Anfänger, Fortgeschrittene und Profis und die unterschiedlichen Trainingsziele Muskelaufbau, maximale Kraftsteigerung oder Fettabbau. Außerdem lernt der Leser, eigene Programme zusammenzustellen. Jim Stoppani, Sportphysiologe und viele Jahre Senior Science Editor der Zeitschrift Muscle & Fitness, bespricht alle Themen im Detail. Seine Ratschläge helfen, jegliches Problem oder Plateau zu überwinden und das gewünschte Trainingsziel in kürzestmöglicher Zeit zu erreichen.

Lab Manual for Health Assessment in Nursing


Author: Janet R. Weber,Jane H. Kelley,Ann D. Sprengel
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469831899
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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Lab Manual for Health Assessment in Nursing, 5e serves as a laboratory manual and a study guide for the student. Each chapter of the lab manual corresponds to a chapter in the main textbook assisting students with comprehending and applying the theoretical content. Students will fully develop their assessment skills using the new interview guides and assessment guides. Students will also develop independence and readiness for test-taking by answering questions designed to hone these skills. Critical thinking skills are further developed when students participate in the Critical Thinking and Case Study activities.

Deep Tissue Massage Treatment - E-Book


Author: Jeffrey Simancek
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323082238
Category: Medical
Page: 264
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This significantly revised new edition features an easy-to-use format that provides basic theory and assessment of neuromuscular conditions followed by an extensive overview of techniques specific to deep tissue massage Ñ including trigger point therapy, friction techniques, myofascial techniques, and stretching. Step-by-step treatment routines for the 22 most commonly encountered neuromuscular conditions are clearly outlined using detailed descriptions and illustrations side-by-side. Downloadable assessment forms and 90-minutes of video on proper deep tissue massage techniques are included on the companion Evolve website. Excellent organization and standard layout for each condition makes information easy to find and follow. Step-by-step routines for treatment of conditions are outlined using clear descriptions and illustrations side-by-side. Coverage of the most common techniques includes trigger point therapy, friction techniques, myofascial techniques, and stretching to give you an excellent base from which to start incorporating deep tissue massage into massage practice. Full color art program features a visually striking design with vibrant photos and illustrations that appeal to visual learners. Pedagogical features include learning objectives, key terms, and an end-of-book glossary to help you focus on key content. Appendices provide key resources on trigger points and pain referral patterns, indications/contraindications for deep tissues massage, and blank assessment forms for use in practice. Student resources on Evolve companion website provide downloadable assessment forms and videos of deep tissue techniques. NEW! 4-color art program features all new photos of the best techniques, body mechanics, and draping to better illustrate content. NEW! 90 minutes of video on the Evolve companion website vividly demonstrate the proper techniques needed to master deep tissue massage. NEW! Expanded coverage of theory and assessment gives you the background you need on documentation, techniques, and assessments before you begin learning how to perform deep tissue massage. NEW! Anatomic illustrations provide a refresher on pertinent anatomy right before the book heads into treatment coverage to reinforce the essential relationship between anatomy and proper massage. NEW! Expert reviewers, including Joe Muscolino, Sandy Fritz, and more, ensure material is accurate and appropriate for courses on deep tissue. NEW! Author Jeffrey Simancek, former Curriculum Manager for Corinthian and current massage educator, brings extensive career school teaching and curriculum experience to the book.

A Massage Therapist's Guide to Treating Headaches and Neck Pain E-Book


Author: Sandy Fritz,Leon Chaitow
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702050970
Category: Medical
Page: 224
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The massage therapist's guide to treating headaches and neck pain is a practical guide for the massage therapist to assist them in identifying appropriate massage treatment for those experiencing headaches and neck pain. The book describes the most common headache types and causes for neck pain that can be effectively addressed with therapeutic massage and associated methods easily incorporated into massage. Assessment procedures are provided both to identify appropriate treatment and to alert the massage therapist to more serious conditions that could be responsible for the symptoms and require a referral for further diagnosis and treatment. Protocols for treatment using massage and other soft tissue methods are provided. The text is written in a practical way that is user friendly. Incorporates a DVD demonstrating the palpation and treatment methods. Abundant illustrations and photos • Easy reference, easy language • DVD demonstrating methods and technique, such as: massage of face and head, massage of neck; and treatment of breathing pattern disorders and headaches • Written by two world-renowned authors

A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

[previously entitled Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual]
Author: Timothy L. Kauffman,Ronald W. Scott,John O. Barr,Michael L. Moran
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702060585
Category: Medical
Page: 528
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Now in its third edition, this trusted clinical guide enables both the busy practitioner and student to review or to learn about a range of pathologies, conditions, examinations, diagnostic procedures, and interventions that can be effectively used in the physical rehabilitation of older people. It presents a broad overview of age-related physiological changes as well as specific professional discipline perspectives. Organized into eleven distinct and interrelated units, the first unit begins with key anatomical and physiological considerations seen with aging which have significant impact on the older person. The second and third units go on to review important aging-related conditions and disorders of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular/neurological systems respectively. Neoplasms commonly encountered in older people are the focus of the fourth unit; while aging-related conditions of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, integumentary and sensory systems are presented in units five through seven. Unit eight highlights a range of specific clinical problems and conditions commonly encountered with older patients. Critically, all of these units emphasize important examination and diagnostic procedures needed for a thorough evaluation and stress interventions that can be of significant benefit to the older patient. The ninth unit presents select physical therapeutic interventions that are especially important in managing rehabilitative care. Key societal issues related to aging are discussed in the tenth unit. Finally, the concluding eleventh unit focuses on the successful rehabilitation team that includes both professional and non-professional caregiver members. A trusted guide to the conditions and problems faced when evaluating and treating geriatric patients Extensive coverage over 84 chapters, each written by an expert in the field Includes imaging, vision and the aging ear Cross-referenced - providing the complexity and inter-relatedness of co-morbidities common to aging patients Collaborative international perspective Chapters on the aging spine; frailty; safe pilates for bone health; health care for older people Additional renowned editor - Ronald W. Scott Revised title to reflect the comprehensive scope of content covered (previously entitled Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual)

MuskulÄre Profile der WirbelsÄule


Author: Achim Denner
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642608752
Category: Medical
Page: 389
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Eine stabile Wirbelsäulenmuskulatur ist Voraussetzung für die erfolgreiche Prävention und Rehabilitation von Wirbelsäulen-Erkrankungen. Das Buch zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie mit einem neu entwickelten Analyse- und Trainingskonzept den Funktionszustand der Wirbelsäule quantifizieren und optimieren.

Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 2-Volume Set E-Book

Expert Consult
Author: Terri M. Skirven,A. Lee Osterman,Jane Fedorczyk,Peter C. Amadio
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323081266
Category: Medical
Page: 2096
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With the combined expertise of leading hand surgeons and therapists, Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 6th Edition, by Drs. Skirven, Osterman, Fedorczyk and Amadio, helps you apply the best practices in the rehabilitation of hand, wrist, elbow, arm and shoulder problems, so you can help your patients achieve the highest level of function possible. This popular, unparalleled text has been updated with 30 new chapters that include the latest information on arthroscopy, imaging, vascular disorders, tendon transfers, fingertip injuries, mobilization techniques, traumatic brachial plexus injuries, and pain management. An expanded editorial team and an even more geographically diverse set of contributors provide you with a fresh, authoritative, and truly global perspective while new full-color images and photos provide unmatched visual guidance. Access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com along with streaming video of surgical and rehabilitation techniques, links to Pub Med, and more. Provide the best patient care and optimal outcomes with trusted guidance from this multidisciplinary, comprehensive resource covering the entire upper extremity, now with increased coverage of wrist and elbow problems. Apply the latest treatments, rehabilitation protocols, and expertise of leading surgeons and therapists to help your patients regain maximum movement after traumatic injuries or to improve limited functionality caused by chronic or acquired conditions. Effectively implement the newest techniques detailed in new and updated chapters on a variety of sports-specific and other acquired injuries, and chronic disorders. Keep up with the latest advances in arthroscopy, imaging, vascular disorders, tendon transfers, fingertip injuries, mobilization techniques, traumatic brachial plexus injuries, and pain management See conditions and treatments as they appear in practice thanks to detailed, full-color design, illustrations, and photographs. Access the full contents online with streaming video of surgical and rehabilitation techniques, downloadable patient handouts, links to Pub Med, and regular updates at www.expertconsult.com. Get a fresh perspective from seven new section editors, as well as an even more geographically diverse set of contributors.

Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant - E-Book


Author: Catherine C. Goodman,Kenda S. Fuller
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437708935
Category: Medical
Page: 960
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No other textbook provides coverage of the essential concepts of disease processes and disorders with the specific needs of the physical therapy assistant in mind. Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides coverage of disease processes and systemic disorders as well as guidelines, precautions, and contraindications for physical therapy interventions. Catherine Goodman, Kenda Fuller, and Robbie O’Shea share their expertise in a consistent, well-organized approach that defines each disorder, describes the appropriate physical therapy assessment and intervention, and rounds out the discussion with relevant case study examples based on established practice patterns. Chapters follow a consistent organization, first defining a disorder and then describing the appropriate physical therapy assessment and intervention. Full-color art throughout clearly depicts pathologies and interventions. Case studies provide examples of physical therapy applications to help you connect theory and practice and build strong clinical reasoning skills. Special boxes highlight Clinical Signs, Interventions, and Case Studies to alert you to important information within the text. Terminology and language from the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice is used throughout to familiarize you with standardized terminology used in practice. A companion Evolve website provides additional online learning activities including online chapters, references linked to Medline, case studies, and self-test questions.

Handbook of Severe Disability

A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other Vocational Practitioners, and Allied Health Professionals
Author: Walter C. Stolov,Michael R. Clowers
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780756700249
Category:
Page: 445
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Chapter include: comprehensive rehabilitation: evaluation & treatment; psychosocial adjustment to chronic disease & disability; significant body systems; disability consequences of bed rest; spinal cord injury; neuromuscular diseases; peripheral neuropathies; multiple sclerosis; stroke & cerebral trauma: cerebral palsy; epilepsy; amputation; rheumatic diseases; organic musculoskeletal back disorders; chronic pain; alcoholism; drug abuse; mental illness; mental retardation; sexual adjustment to chronic disease & disability; cardiovascular diseases; pulmonary dysfunction; diabetes mellitus; end-stage renal disease; hemophilia; sickle cell disease; cancers; blindness & visual impairments; hearing impairments & deafness; burn; plastic & reconstructive surgery.

Morpho

Anatomie für Künstler
Author: Michel Lauricella
Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3830730217
Category: Art
Page: 320
View: 4810

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Mit der Darstellung des menschlichen Körpers beschäftigen sich bildende Künstler seit jeher. Michel Lauricella stellt in diesem Buch seine sowohl künstlerische wie systematische Methode zum Zeichnen des menschlichen Körpers vor - mit Zeichentechniken vom Écorché bis zur Skizze vom lebenden Modell. Auf über 1000 Abbildungen zeigt er den menschlichen Körper aus ganz neuen Perspektiven - vom Knochenbau bis zur Muskulatur, vom anatomischen Detail bis zum Körper in Bewegung. Ein reichhaltiges, faszinierendes Skizzenbuch, das zum ständigen Begleiter werden kann.

Multiple Sclerosis

A Self-Care Guide to Wellness, Second Edition
Author: June Halper, MSN, ANP, FAAN,Dr. Nancy J. Holland, RN, EdD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781934559291
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 266
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Education about multiple sclerosis has traditionally been medically oriented and related to disease and dysfunction. In contrast, this brand-new second edition of the Guide continues to focus on staying well in the presence of MS, a disease that - while incurable - can be managed. The book covers a broad spectrum of topics related to MS and its effects, focusing especially on the needs of those who have been living with the disease for some time. Practical tips on self-care are designed to promote maximum independence, well-being, and productivity. The theme of the book - wellness - can be described by the acronym: Weighing options; Eating well; Living to your fullest; Learning new skills; Needing others; Evaluating situations realistically; Surviving stress; and Staying responsible. Contributors to the book are professionals who have a specialty or a special interest in MS. Their suggestions, advice, and strategies come from years of experience in the field. It is their hope that readers will come away with fresh ideas on how to cope with the ever-changing challenges of MS.

The Concise Guide to Physiotherapy - Volume 1 - E-Book

Assessment
Author: Tim Ainslie
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702052892
Category: Medical
Page: 314
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This exciting new resource is designed to assist undergraduate physiotherapy students and new graduates in confidently assessing patients in a range of physiotherapy specialties outside of the ‘core’ areas of practice. Areas covered include paediatrics, geriatrics, mental health and rheumatology. Valuable content is easily accessible in a small portable format which will be an invaluable reference during placements or practice. Each chapter provides a concise overview of the philosophy and the specific assessment processes for each of the 17 practice specialties. A wealth of online learning resources are also available with the Guide, these include access to case studies, multiple-choice questions and a reference list for each chapter. In addition there is a bank of downloadable photographs and line drawings relating to each of the 17 chapters. Used along with The Concise Guide to Physiotherapy: Volume 2 Treatment, Volume 1 Assessment will be an indispensable tool for any physiotherapist. A blend of resources providing an insight into the ‘non core’ areas of practice, enabling the individual to prepare ahead or refresh knowledge in order to feel confident about approaching the assessment of patients in practice areas not previously encountered. Easy access to nuggets of information on 17 ‘non core’ speciality areas, including burns and plastics, learning disabilities and rehabilitation A handy quick reference tool for both students and physiotherapists Access to online resources including, reference lists, an image bank, 51 cases studies and over 300 MCQs!

Physiologie-Malatlas


Author: Wynn Kapit,Robert I. Macey,Esmail Meisami
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783827372451
Category:
Page: 335
View: 7571

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