Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy: A Clinical Decision-making Approach

Author: Deutsch, Judith E.

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  • ISBN: 9780721601113
  • Author: Deutsch, Judith E.
  • Publ Date: 2007-12-28
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 352
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 7092

Table of Contents :

1. Definitions, Categorization, and Historical Review 2. Conceptual Framework for Clinical Decision-Making in Complementary and Alternative Medicine 3. Modifiers of Clinical Decision-Making Related to CAM 4. Alternative Medical Systems 5. Acupuncture 6. Arnica 7. Mind-Body Interventions 8. Therapeutic Aspects of Yoga 9. Tai Chi 10. Biologically-Based Therapies 11. Ginkgo Biloba 12. Glucosamine Chondroitin 13. Energy Therapy Overview 14. Therapeutic Touch 15. Qi Gong 16. Magnets 17. Reiki 18. Manual Body-Based Therapies 19. Rolfing 20. Feldenkrais 21. Alexander 22. Craniosacral Therapy 23. Pilates

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Complementary Therapies for Rehabilitation is unique in that it provides a comprehensive overview plus detailed coverage of the therapies most relevant to rehabilitation. The largest section of the book covers Manual Body-Based Therapies, which (arguably) are a natural extension of established physical and occupational therapy interventions. This section includes Rolfing, Feldenkrais Method, Alexander Technique, Craniosacral Therapy, Pilates, Trager, and Shiatsu. Movement therapies which are not hands-on (Yoga and Tai Chi) are covered in another section. Separate chapters are devoted to Qi Gong and Magnets, which many therapists use along with more traditional physical agents.


 

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