Therapeutic Exercise for Physical Therapist Assistants is the first and only textbook that offers the training you need to fulfill your responsibilities as a physical therapist assistant. This book gives you the knowledge and skills to effectively implement patient treatment plans using therapeutic exercise techniques that you administer under the direction of a physical therapist. Detailed descriptions are provided for the gamut of therapeutic exercises, including range of motion, stretching, open chain resistance training, plyometrics, and functional return. You learn the purpose, position, and procedure for each technique for a complete understanding of how to guide patients in performing these exercises.

Key Features:-

  • Covers the summary at the beginning of each chapter
  • Case Studies demonstrate how the techniques presented in the text are applied to actual patients and
  • Pediatric and Geriatric Boxes set forth recommendations for exercises that accommodate the needs of
  • Clinical Guidelines summarize how, why, and when to use specific techniques.
  • Glossary defines key words and concepts that you need to know.

More Details about Therapeutic Exercise for Physical Therapy Assistants

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearAugust 2012