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Authors: Kadriye Armutlu, Ayla Fil, and Yeliz Özçelik ( Hacettepe University, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Neurological Rehabilitation Unit, Turkey) 
Book Description:
'Spasticity and Physical Therapy Applications in Multiple Sclerosis Patients' is a clinically oriented book, particularly for physical therapists, students and other health professionals. The book focuses on the use of physical therapy applications for the management of spasticity, a symptom which leads to complex outcomes in multiple sclerosis patients through interaction with other symptoms of the disease. Application principles of physiotherapy methods in the management of spasticity are surveyed in terms of holistic treatment principles. Apprehension of neuro-physiological and bio-mechanical effect mechanisms of physical therapy applications are emphasised in particular. Spasticity is a common problem among patients with multiple sclerosis, thereby the physical therapist has the role of clinical problem solver. Theoretical knowledge and the exemplifying case analysis provided in the book targets at improving the problem solving knowledge and ability of the reader.

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Table of Contents:
Foreword pp.i-viii

Preface pp. ix-x

Chapter 1. Introduction, pp. 1-4
(Kadriye Armutlu)

Chapter 2. Overview of MS, pp. 5-24
(Kadriye Armutlu)

Chapter 3. Spasticity, pp. 25-40
(Kadriye Armutlu)

Chapter 4. MS and Spasticity, pp. 41-50
(Kadriye Armutlu)

Chapter 5. Posture and Body Mechanics, pp. 51-62
(Kadriye Armutlu)

Chapter 6. Neurophysiological Basis of Facilitation and Inhibition Techniques, pp. 63-72
(Kadriye Armutlu)

Chapter 7. Evaluation of the Patient and Measurement of Spasticity, pp. 73-106
(Kadriye Armutlu and Yeliz Özçelik)

Chapter 8. Physiotherapy Applications, pp. 107-160
(Kadriye Armutlu and Ayla Fil)

Chapter 9. Relaxation and Energy Conservation Techniques, pp. 161-170
(Ayla Fil and Yeliz Özçelik)

Chapter 10. CASE HISTORY: Problem Solving, pp. 171-180
(Kadriye Armutlu)

Index pp.181-192

      Neurodegenerative Diseases - Laboratory and Clinical Research
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2013
   Pages: 202 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-184-5
   Status: AV
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