The Book of Exercise and Yoga for Those with Multiple Sclerosis

The Book of Exercise and Yoga for Those with Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Lori Newell
Publsiher: CreateSpace
Total Pages: 186
Release: 2011-10-01
ISBN: 9781466417687
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Book of Exercise and Yoga for Those with Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

This book based on the author's experience outlines a comprehensive program specifically geared to those with Multiple Sclerosis. This book covers a wide variety of movement therapies such as range of motion exercises, low to no-impact aerobics, strength training, and yoga. This book is unique in that it offers many movement techniques that are specifically geared to and helpful for those with MS. The exercises are all explained in detail utilizing safe body mechanics and are illustrated in standing, holding onto a chair, seated (on a physioball or chair), and floor variations to accommodate a wide variety of abilities. Included in each chapter is information on how these techniques can be adjusted for those dealing with MS along with tips to avoid common issues such as overheating and fatigue. Each chapter includes brief explanations on how each movement technique physiologically affects the body and how they will help you improve and maintain better health. The strength training chapter also includes simple muscle diagrams to educate readers about which muscle group(s) they are targeting. The yoga section includes exercises aimed at improving balance, posture, and joint range of motion. This book also provides information on diaphragmatic breathing, stress management and instruction in four different types of relaxation/meditation techniques. If you are looking for a complete program to help you manage your health and enhance your quality of life, then this book is for you.

Umphred s Neurological Rehabilitation E Book

Umphred s Neurological Rehabilitation   E Book
Author: Rolando T. Lazaro,Sandra G. Reina-Guerra,Myla Quiben
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1168
Release: 2019-12-05
ISBN: 0323641946
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Umphred s Neurological Rehabilitation E Book Book Excerpt:

UPDATED! Color photos and line drawings clearly demonstrate important concepts and clinical conditions students will encounter in practice. NEW and EXPANDED! Additional case studies illustrate how concepts apply to practice. Updated chapters incorporate the latest advances and the newest information in neurological rehabilitation strategies. NEW and UNIQUE! New chapter on concussion has been added. Separate and expanded chapters on two important topics: Balance and Vestibular.

Netter s Neurology E Book

Netter s Neurology E Book
Author: H. Royden Jones, Jr.,Jayashri Srinivasan,Gregory J. Allam,Richard A. Baker
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 769
Release: 2011-08-29
ISBN: 1437721613
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Netter s Neurology E Book Book Excerpt:

Netter's Neurology, 2nd Edition, by Drs. H. Royden Jones, Jayashri Srinivasan, Gregory J. Allam, and Richard A. Baker, uses visually rich Netter artwork to efficiently provide you with a concise overview of general neurology and its intersection with internal medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and orthopedics. "It communicates often very difficult areas of neurology quite simply, and builds on basics to advanced understanding. I've never seen such well-thought-out and informative illustrations with such detail in another neurology book of this type." - First Prize Winner, Illustrated Book Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition Master general neurology and its intersection with internal medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and orthopedics through comprehensive topic coverage. Get a quick and memorable overview of anatomy, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation from the precision and beauty of Netter and Netter-style plates that highlight key neuroanatomical and neurologic concepts. Explore specific clinical applications with vignettes included throughout the text that bring each topic to life. Find the information you need quickly and easily thanks to the short text and concise topic overviews. See the latest developments in the field in clear detail with new artwork and new entries on ALS, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, African Sleeping Sickness, and more. Effectively visualize the underlying anatomy in living patients through upgraded neuroimaging coverage, including MR, CT, and PET. Tap into additional treatment information with more clinical vignettes that provide "real-life" illustrative case evaluations.

Integrative Medicine E Book

Integrative Medicine  E Book
Author: David Rakel,Vincent Minichiello
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1378
Release: 2022-08-12
ISBN: 0323777287
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrative Medicine E Book Book Excerpt:

Written by physicians who are experts in both traditional and complementary medicine, Integrative Medicine, 5th Edition, uses a clinical, disease-oriented approach to safely and effectively incorporate alternative therapies into primary care practice. Drawing on available scientific evidence and the authors’ first-hand experiences, it covers therapies such as botanicals, supplements, mind-body, lifestyle choices, nutrition, exercise, spirituality, and other integrative medicine modalities. This highly regarded reference offers practical guidance for reducing costs and improving patient care while focusing on prevention and wellness for a better quality of life. Explains how to make the best use of integrative medicine and the mechanisms by which these therapeutic modalities work, keeping you at the forefront of the trend toward integrative health care. Templated chapters make it quick and easy to find key information such as dosing, pearls, the Prevention Prescription, and Therapeutic Reviews that incorporates the Evidence vs Harm Icon. Uses the reliable SORT method (Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy) to provide evidence-based ratings, grading both the evidence and the relative potential harm. Thoroughly updated, ensuring that you remain well informed regarding the latest evidence. Contains 10 new chapters covering clinician resilience, supporting immunity, NASH/fatty liver, hair loss, rethinking the movement prescription, compassion practices, prescribing low-dose naltrexone, psychedelics, tapering off PPIs and opioids, as well as an expanded osteopathy chapter. Covers timely topics aimed at reducing the epidemics of polypharmacy and opioid overuse, as well as supporting immunity in the face of infectious diseases. Provides online access to multiple-choice questions for every chapter—perfect for board exam review.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E Book

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E Book
Author: Randall L. Braddom
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1537
Release: 2010-12-07
ISBN: 1437735630
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E Book Book Excerpt:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation presents today’s best physiatry knowledge and techniques, ideal for the whole rehabilitation team. This trusted reference delivers the proven science and comprehensive guidance you need to offer every patient maximum pain relief and optimal return to function. In this new edition, Dr. Randall L. Braddom covers current developments in interventional injection procedures, the management of chronic pain, integrative medicine, recent changes in the focus of stroke and brain injury rehabilitation, and much more. Access the complete contents online along with 1000 self-assessment questions at www.expertconsult.com. Gain a clear visual understanding of important concepts thanks to 1400 detailed illustrations—1000 in full color. Find and apply the information you need easily with each chapter carefully edited by Dr. Braddom and his associates for consistency, succinctness, and readability. Access the fully searchable text online at Expert Consult, as well as 1000 self-assessment questions. Master axial and peripheral joint injections through in-depth coverage of the indications for and limitations of these therapies. Make optimal use of ultrasound in diagnosis and treatment. Get a broader perspective on your field from a new chapter on PM&R in the international community.

Primary Care E Book

Primary Care   E Book
Author: Terry Mahan Buttaro,Patricia Polgar-Bailey,Joanne Sandberg-Cook,JoAnn Trybulski
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1428
Release: 2012-03-01
ISBN: 0323075851
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Primary Care E Book Book Excerpt:

Written by and for Nurse Practitioners from a unique collaborative perspective, Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice, 4th Edition, prepares you to provide care for all of the major disorders of adults seen in the outpatient setting. Evidence-based content reflects the latest guidelines for primary care of hundreds of conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, and sexually transmitted infections. Now in full color, the 4th Edition includes chapters on emerging topics such as genetics, obesity, lifestyle management, and emergency preparedness. Combining a special blend of academic and clinical expertise, the author team provides a practical text/reference that promotes a truly collaborative primary care practice. Comprehensive, evidence-based content incorporates the latest standardized guidelines for primary care in today's fast-paced, collaborative environment. Unique! A collaborative perspective, reflecting the key roles of NPs, MDs, PAs, PharmDs, and others, promotes seamless continuity of care. A consistent format from chapter to chapters facilitates learning and clinical reference value. Diagnostics and Differential Diagnosis boxes provide a quick reference for diagnosing disorders and helping to develop effective management plans. Physician Consultation icons highlight situations or conditions in which consultation is either recommended or necessary. Emergency Referral icons identify signs and symptoms that indicate the need for immediate referral to an emergency facility. Co-management with Specialists discussions help you provide truly collaborative care in the outpatient setting. Complementary and alternative therapies are addressed where supported by solid research evidence.

Pedretti s Occupational Therapy E Book

Pedretti s Occupational Therapy   E Book
Author: Heidi McHugh Pendleton,Winifred Schultz-Krohn
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1328
Release: 2013-08-07
ISBN: 0323266452
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pedretti s Occupational Therapy E Book Book Excerpt:

Using a comprehensive, case-based learning approach, Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 7th Edition provides a thorough introduction to occupational therapy practice and prepares you to work with adults who have physical disabilities. 48 chapters cover everything from OT history, theory, process, and practice to evaluation, intervention, performance skills, and client factors. Significant updates have been made to this edition, including a new full-color design and new content on polytrauma and advances in prosthetics and assistive technologies. This leading text also offers a wide range of helpful features, such as threaded case studies, OT practice notes, and ethical considerations that help you apply content to a clinical setting. UNIQUE! Threaded case studies help you apply key concepts to real-life situations. UNIQUE! OT Practice Notes convey important considerations for professional practice. UNIQUE! Ethical Considerations highlight information you need to know to practice ethically. Client-centered perspective uses the terminology set forth by the updated 2008 OT Practice Framework to help you include the client when making treatment decisions. Evidence-based content includes clinical trials and outcome studies where appropriate. Cultural diversity/sensitivity familiarizes you with diverse client populations and situations you may encounter in professional practice. UNIQUE! Information on prevention moves your OT comprehension beyond just intervention and treatment. Student Resources on Evolve feature video clips, review questions, crossword puzzles, learning activities, forms for practice, and more to aid your understanding of key concepts. Key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives lay out the information you can expect to learn from a chapter. Chapter on polytrauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and injuries related to the War on Terror teaches you how to provide OT services to this unique population. Content covers new advances in prosthetics and assistive technologies, and provides more up-to-date assessment and interventions for TBI problems related to cognitive and visual perception. Full-color design visually clarifies important concepts. Video clips on the companion Evolve website vividly demonstrate a variety of OT interventions.