Category Archives: Occupational Therapy

Biomechanical Basis of Human Movement

Integrating basic anatomy, physics, calculus, and physiology, this fundamental text offers you a solid introduction to the study of biomechanics. By focusing on movement patterns of muscle groups rather than individual muscles, this text provides you with a holistic understanding … Continue reading

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The Working Back: A Systems View

A systems approach to understanding and minimizing the causes of low back pain in the workplace Low back pain affects 80% of the population at some point during their lifetime; it is responsiblefor over 40% of the compensation costs for … Continue reading

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Melody In Music Therapy: A Therapeutic Narrative Analysis

Melody is thought to be the ‘essential core’ of music. In the context of music therapy, looking at how patients develop their own melodies in improvisation can explain how they find their own voice, determine their position in relation to … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy Evidence in Practice for Physical Rehabilitation

Occupational Therapy Evidence in Practice for Physical Rehabilitation provides students and practitioners with an essential textbook that both demonstrates and explains the application of evidence-based practice. The contributors present case studies taken from their own experience which help to translate … Continue reading

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PNF in Practice: An Illustrated Guide

PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation) is an approach to therapeutic exercise which therapists all over the world have found effective for treating patients with a wide range of diagnoses. The approach presented in this richly illustrated guide is based on the … Continue reading

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Inflammatory Arthritis in Clinical Practice

There has been a revolution in treatments for inflammatory arthritis. Mostly, this is due to the introduction of biologics, particularly TNF inhibitors. These have changed approach to treatment in two ways. First, they appear substantially more effective than conventional drugs. … Continue reading

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Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Rehabilitation: An Empirical Approach

This comprehensive, authoritative text provides a state-of-the-art review of current knowledge and best practices for helping adults with psychiatric disabilities move forward in their recovery process. The authors draw on extensive research and clinical expertise to accessibly describe the ?whats,” … Continue reading

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Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Assessment, and Enablement

This comprehensive text covers not only every aspect of musculoskeletal system rehabilitation, but extends even further into such topics as alternative medicine, holistic therapies, acupuncture, neurophysiologic testing, overuse injuries, work assessment, and outcome measures. Each chapter covers the basic science … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy with Children: Understanding Children’s Occupations and Enabling Participation

Occupational Therapy with Children draws on contemporary research to examine children’s roles, their occupations and the skills which underpin their ability to participate in society. The book will develop the occupational therapist’s understanding of how to optimise the participation of … Continue reading

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Mastering Endovascular Techniques: A Guide to Excellence

Written by an international group of master interventionists, this volume is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to coronary and non-coronary endovascular techniques. After a review of vascular pathoanatomy, vascular pathophysiology, and peri-interventional diagnostics, the book details the principles and techniques of … Continue reading

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