Management of Spinal Cord Injuries

Management of Spinal Cord Injuries

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The author provides an innovative 5-step approach to the physiotherapy management of people with spinal cord injury. Based on the International Classification of Functioning, this approach emphasises the importance of setting goals which are purposeful and meaningful to the patient. These goals are related to performance of motor tasks analysed in terms of 6 key impairments. Dr Harvey develops readers' problem-solving skills equipping them to manage all types of spinal cord injuries.Manual muscle tests have traditionally been used by physiotherapists to measure strength of patients with spinal cord ... A range of testing positions are used, and these are documented in several classic texts which describe manual muscleanbsp;...

Title:Management of Spinal Cord Injuries
Author:Lisa Harvey (Ph. D.)
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2008


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