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Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes

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ISBN: 978-0-8016-7205-7

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes

By Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA and Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA

380 pages
Trim Size 8 1/2 X 10 15/16 in
Copyright 2002
$129.00, Hardcover, Reference

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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 analyzing 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.

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    By Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Professor, Physical Therapy, Neurology, Cell Biology and Physiology, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO and Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Professor, Physical Therapy, Neurology, Cell Biology and Physiology, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

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