Now completely updated with the latest information on both adult and pediatric patients, this comprehensive book provides a link between the pathophysiology of neurologic deficits and possible rehabilitation interventions for improving movement outcomes. It introduces the structure and function of the nervous system and describes normal motor development, motor control and motor learning, pathophysiology of the nervous system and common treatment techniques used in physical therapy practice. This edition also features updated terminology from the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, as well as new chapters on proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) and other neurological conditions seen in the adult. Helpful learning aids and abundant illustrations highlight key concepts and help readers quickly master the material.

Key Features:-

  • Helpful learning aids - such as objectives, tables, illustrated intervention boxes, and review quest
  • Review questions at the end of each chapter allow readers to test their understanding of the materia
  • 700 illustrations clearly depict procedures discussed in the text and clarify descriptions of anatom
  • Background information is provided for interventions that can be used in the rehabilitation of adult
  • Careful documentation uses current outcomes-based research.
  • Case histories include subjective and objective observation, assessment, planning, and critical deci

More Details about Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy 2e (Paper Back)

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PublisherElsevier Science
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2007