Health Reference Series: Physical Rehabilitation, Medicine and Therapy Sourcebook, 1st Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817753
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817753
  • DDC: 615.8
  • 528 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released May 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Consumer health information about physical rehabilitation, focus areas of physical rehabilitation, treatment plans and physical modalities. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Physical Rehabilitation: an Overview.
1: Understanding Rehabilitation Medicine.
2: The Components of Physical Rehabilitation.
3: What Is a Disability?.
4: Types of Disabilities.
5: Disability and Health Information for Women with Disabilities.
6: Disability and Health Information for People with Disabilities.
7: Disability and Health Information for Family Caregivers.
8: Rehabilitation Facilities.
9: Healthy Living for People with Disability.
Focus Areas of Physical Rehabilitation.
10: Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Team Approach.
11: Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation.
12: Neurorehabilitation.
13: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
14: Pediatric Rehabilitation.
15: Geriatric Rehabilitation.
16: Sports Injury Rehabilitation.
17: Ortho-Bionomy: Painless Self-Care.
18: Chronic Myofascial Pain and Treatment Options.
19: Rehabilitation Engineering.
Treatment Plans, Exercise Regimens, and Physical Modalities.
20: Physical Therapy Assessments and Evaluation.
21: Modalities Used during Physical Therapy.
22: Therapeutic Exercises for Improving Motor Function.
23: Manual Therapy—Hands On.
24: Occupational Therapy Assessments and Evaluation.
25: Occupational Therapy Interventions Chapter Contents.
26: Functional Mobility.
27: Speech and Language Assessments and Therapeutic Intervention Chapter Contents.
28: Upper-Limb Prostheses.
29: Lower-Limb Prostheses.
30: Bionic Movements.
31: Community-Based Rehabilitation.
32: Using Virtual Reality to Improve Health.
33: Latest Trends in Fitness and Exercise.
Physical Limitations: Impact and Coping.
34: Impact of Disability on Family and Caregivers.
35: Change in Family Relationships after a Disability.
36: Impact of Disability on Society.
37: Health Promotion in People with Disability.
38: Use of Yoga, Meditation, and Chiropractic for Physical Limitations.
Populations with Distinctive Physical Rehabilitation Concerns.
39: How to Exercise with Limited Mobility.
40: Early Intervention among Children.
41: Physical Activity during Pregnancy.
42: The Importance of Sports for People with a Disability.
43: Early Mobilization and Rehabilitation in Critically Ill Patients.
44: Physical Therapy for Healthy Aging.
Rehabilitation for Major Diseases or Conditions.
45: Cancer.
46: Depression Associated with Injury.
47: Obesity and Disability.
48: Vestibular and Balance Disorders.
Disability Inclusion and Support Services.
49: Disability Inclusion.
50: Rehabilitative and Assistive Technology.
51: Benefits for Children with Disabilities.
52: Community Support for Parents with Disabilities.
53: Housing Support for People with Disabilities.
54: Financial Support for People with Disabilities.
55: Insurance Benefits for People with Disabilities.
56: Transport Facilities for People with Disabilities.
57: Finding Meaningful Employment.
58: Speech-to-Speech Relay Service.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Physical Rehabilitation.
Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Physical Rehabilitation.