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Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes - Sahrmann

Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes

By: Sahrmann

Hardcover Published: 4th September 2001
ISBN: 9780801672057
Number Of Pages: 380

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Authored by an acknowledged expert on muscle and movement imbalances, this well-illustrated book presents a classification system of mechanical pain syndrome that is designed to direct the exercise prescription and the correction of faulty movement patterns.

The diagnostic categories, associated muscle and movement imbalances, recommendations for treatment, examination, exercise principles, specific corrective exercises, and modification of functional activities for case management are described in detail. This book is designed to give practitioners an organized and structured method of analysing the mechanical cause of movement impairment syndrome, the contributing factors, and a strategy for management.

Key Features:

  • Provides the tools for the physical therapist to identify movement imbalances, establish the relevant diagnosis, develop the corrective exercise prescription and carefully instruct the patient about how to carry out the exercise program.
  • Authored by the acknowledged expert on movement system imbalances.
  • Covers both the evaluation process and therapeutic treatment.
  • Detailed descriptions of exercises for the student or practitioner.
  • Includes handouts to be photocopied and given to the patient for future reference.

Concepts and Principles of Movement System Balance
Imbalances of the Trunk and Low Back Movement Impairment Syndromes
Lower Extremity Imbalances and Hip Impairment Syndromes
Upper Extremity Imbalances and Shoulder Impairment Syndromes
Examination for Muscle and Movement Imbalances of the Lower Quarter, the Trunk, and the Shoulder Girdle
Exercise Descriptions for the Practitioner
Exercise Handouts for the Patient
Case Studies
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780801672057
ISBN-10: 0801672058
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 380
Published: 4th September 2001
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.8 x 22.3  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 1.71

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