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Current Evidence Based Protocols on the Use of Therapeutic Modalities - Caroline Joy Co

Current Evidence Based Protocols on the Use of Therapeutic Modalities

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Published: 23rd April 2010
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This book summarizes the effectiveness of several therapeutic modalities in the treatment of neurologic and musculoskeletal disabilities and the challenges faced by the health practitioners in selecting the most appropriate treatment. Numerous guidelines recommend therapeutic modalities for the management of musculoskeletal conditions. However, specific recommendations are lacking concerning which adjunct modalities to employ. This book will discuss current evidence-based clinical practice guidelines have been developed in the treatment of neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions. Clinicians use a variety of modalities to reduce pain improve mobility and treat neuromusculoskeletal injuries and disabilities. Examples of therapeutic modalities include: hot-packs, cold-packs, whirlpools, TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), ultrasound, traction, electrical stimulation, and joint and spine mobilization/manipulation that can help strengthen, relax, and heal muscles and expedite recovery in the orthopedic setting. Specific recommendations are lacking concerning which adjunct modalities to use. This review will summarize the effectiveness of several therapeutic modalities in the treatment of neurologic and musculoskeletal disabilities and the challenges faced by the health practitioner in selecting the most appropriate treatment.

ISBN: 9781452821863
ISBN-10: 1452821860
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 164
Published: 23rd April 2010
Publisher: CreateSpace
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.3