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Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management

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ISBN: 978-0-7020-6719-8

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Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management , 3rd Edition

A Handbook for Therapists

Edited by Nicola J. Petty, DPT, MSc, GradDipPhys, FMACP, FHEA and Kieran Barnard, MSc, BSc (Hons), MCSP, MMACP

368 pages
Trim Size 7 1/2 X 9 1/4 in
Copyright 2018
$79.95, Paperback, Reference

A title in the Physiotherapy Essentials Series.

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Description

Now in its third edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, evidence-enhanced guide to the principles of treatment and management of the musculoskeletal system. Nicola Petty is joined by Kieran Barnard in editing this new edition which also sees an expanded number of specialist clinicians and academics contributing individual chapters. Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management provides both students and experienced practitioners with an invaluable guide to the principles applied in contemporary musculoskeletal therapy.

Key Features

    • Provides theory and research knowledge to underpin treatment and management strategies for patients with musculoskeletal conditions
    •  Provides a rationale to support clinical decision-making
    • Offers an up-to-date evidence-enhanced approach to patient treatment and management
    • Emphasizes the importance of communication and clinical reasoning, as well as hands-on and rehabilitation skills

    New to this Edition

    • Brand-new chapter on the principles of communication and its application to clinical reasoning
    • Brand-new chapter on the principles of exercise rehabilitation
    • Highlights the health benefits of some treatment approaches
    • References updated throughout

    Table of Contents
    Author Information

    Edited by Nicola J. Petty, DPT, MSc, GradDipPhys, FMACP, FHEA, Associate Professor, Centre for Health Research, School of Health Sciences, College of Life, Health and Physical Sciences, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UK and Kieran Barnard, MSc, BSc (Hons), MCSP, MMACP, Extended Scope Physiotherapist, Hip and Knee Clinical Lead, Sussex MSK Partnership (NHS), Brighton, UK; Private Practitioner, Flex Physiotherapy, Horsham, UK

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