An important text for all physical therapy students! Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
Author: Sharon Elayne Fair
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
The focus of Wellness and Physical Therapy will be the application of wellness, particularly fitness wellness, to the practice and profession of physical therapy. The book addresses all items related to wellness in the Normative Model of Physical Therapist Professional Education: Version 2004, the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, and APTA s Education Strategic Plan. The text consists of foundational knowledge, theoretical models, empirical research and application of material to physical therapy practice. Evidence-based practice is emphasized through a mixed approach of formalist and reader-response. An important text for all physical therapy students! Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition."
Wellness and Holistic Physical Therapy, 3rd edition is 'the' textbook for DPT programs to incorporate into their curriculum to ensure their students meet the wellness-related requirements of CAPTE and APTA's Normative Model of Professional ...
Author: Sharon Fair
Wellness and Holistic Physical Therapy, 3rd edition is 'the' textbook for DPT programs to incorporate into their curriculum to ensure their students meet the wellness-related requirements of CAPTE and APTA's Normative Model of Professional Physical Therapist Education and Minimum Required Skills of Entry-Level Physical Therapist Graduates, and are thus perfectly prepared to provide holistic physical therapy to maximize outcomes and enhance wellness in their patients and themselves.This 3rd edition of Wellness and Holistic Physical Therapy supplants the 2008 and 2011 editions and provides up to the minute evidence-based information. APTA's Guide 3.0, including the Patient/Client Management Model, the most relevant Healthy People Leading Health Indicators, and philosophies of wellness gurus have been integrated to create a Model of Holistic Physical Therapy. Research supporting traditional medicines (i.e., tai chi, cupping, acupressure, etc.) and 'forward thinking' concepts such as plant-based nutrition are explored and applied to the provision of physical therapy. Topics also include 'self medications' such tobacco and how to contribute to cessation, mental illness co-morbidities, gender identity, women's wellness, African-American wellness, self-wellness of physical therapists, and more! Tools to screen and facilitate wellness (i.e.., stages of change, motivational education, etc.) are examined and practiced. An entire chapter is dedicated to holistic physical therapy case scenarios, and can be used for small group assignments. The final chapter focuses on community wellness, including the creation of a community wellness project. Woven throughout the textbook are case scenarios, images of mock patients, and lots of color to engage the reader and enhance the learning experience.
Additionally, this unique guide offers suggestions for providing appropriate interventions (consultation, referral, education, resources, and program development).
Author: Catherine Rush Thompson
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Category: Health & Fitness
The all-encompassing Prevention Practice: A Physical Therapist's Guide to Health, Fitness, and Wellness successfully details the impact health promotion, health protection, and the prevention of illness and disability have on increasing the quality and length of a healthy life for individuals across the lifespan. Dr. Catherine Thompson along with eight contributors, all with diverse backgrounds in physical therapy, rehabilitation, and healthcare, present the fundamental health, fitness, and wellness concepts that are critical for providing preventive care to healthy, impaired, and at-risk populations as outlined in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and Healthy People 2010. Prevention Practice includes screening tools for determining risk factors associated with common medical problems as well as resources for implementing prevention practice in clinical and community-based settings, including planning and marketing a prevention practice. Additionally, this unique guide offers suggestions for providing appropriate interventions (consultation, referral, education, resources, and program development). Some topics covered include: • Overview of holistic versus traditional medicine • A comparison of isometric, isotonic, and isokinetic exercises • Comprehensive physical health screening • Musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, and integumentary impairments and developmental disabilities • Tips, letters, and “do's and don'ts” for providing advocacy to those in need of guidance Perfect for clinicians, students, allied health professionals, rehabilitation specialists, physical medicine specialists, and recreation therapists, Prevention Practice is a valuable resource for everyone in the areas of health, fitness, and wellness. Additional features: • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance table • Lifestyle Behaviors Screening questionnaire • Pathology-specific signs and symptoms • Women's health issues • Risk of injury based upon age, gender, and race • Nutrition screening for older adults
This book provides a strategy based approach to help physical therapists successfully manage change and meet the challenges of clinical practice in common practice settings.
Author: Kathleen A. Curtis
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
The Physical Therapist's Guide to Health Care is the simple, clear approach to understanding health care in today's changing environment. This book provides a strategy based approach to help physical therapists successfully manage change and meet the challenges of clinical practice in common practice settings. This essential text includes an introduction to health care that covers the basics of health care financing, health care reimbursement systems, cost containment strategies and referral services. Important issues covered in this book include trends in acute, subacute, home health care practice, outcomes management and prevention. Chapters include information on health care reimbursement systems and cost containment strategies, time and caseload management, documentation requirements, quality management in physical therapy, and the role of the physical therapist in prevention and wellness. Check out our new website dedicated to The Physical Therapist's Guide to Health Care. This innovative new website presents valuable up-to-date information as it becomes available. You can visit the site at ptguide.slackinc.com Dr. Kathleen A. Curtis is the winner of the “President’s Award of Excellence” for 2005 at California State University, Fresno
Author: Director Dreeben Therapy Associates Gainesville Florida Olga Dreeben-IrimiaPublish On: 2010-10-22
Written specifically for Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) students, this text is an excellent introduction for physical therapist assistant’s education.
Author: Director Dreeben Therapy Associates Gainesville Florida Olga Dreeben-Irimia
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Written specifically for Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) students, this text is an excellent introduction for physical therapist assistant s education. This new edition includes updated information regarding the relationship between the Physical Therapist (PT) and PTA and key concepts of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice for better understanding of clinical guidelines. It also includes new information regarding clinical trends in physical therapy. Utilizing this text specifically for PTAs, instructors can introduce students to information regarding professionalism, professional roles, interpersonal communication, physical therapist s behavior and conduct, teaching and learning, and evidence based practice. This comprehensive text will provide a valuable resource throughout the physical therapist assistant s education and training throughout the entire duration of the PTA program. New to Second Edition: Distinctive description of physical therapy developments from its Formative Years (1914-1920) to the APTA s Vision and Application of Scientific Pursuit of today PTA s usage of the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice Differences between physical therapy and medical diagnosis Contemporary clinical trends regarding wellness, health promotion and disease prevention Instructor Resources: Transition Guide, PowerPoint slides and TestBank"
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or
infirmity.”1 The National Wellness Institute defines wellness as “an active process
Author: Dale Avers
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Offering a comprehensive look at physical therapy science and practice, Guccione’s Geriatric Physical Therapy, 4th Edition is a perfect resource for both students and practitioners alike. Year after year, this text is recommended as the primary preparatory resource for the Geriatric Physical Therapy Specialization exam. And this new fourth edition only gets better. Content has been thoroughly revised to keep you up to date on the latest geriatric physical therapy protocols and conditions. Five new chapters have also been added to this edition to help you learn how to better manage common orthopedic, cardiopulmonary, and neurologic conditions; become familiar with functional outcomes and assessments; and better understand the psychosocial aspects of aging. In all, you can rely on Guccione’s Geriatric Physical Therapy to help you effectively care for today’s aging patient population. Comprehensive coverage of geriatric physical therapy prepares students and clinicians you to provide thoughtful, evidence-based care for aging patients. Combination of foundational knowledge and clinically relevant information gives you a meaningful background in how to effectively manage geriatric disorders Updated information reflects the most recent and relevant information on the Geriatric Clinical Specialty Exam. Standard APTA terminology introduces you to the terms you will hear in practice. Expert authorship ensures all information is authoritative, current, and clinically accurate. NEW! Thoroughly revised and updated content across all chapters keeps you up to date with the latest geriatric physical therapy protocols and conditions. NEW! References located at the end of each chapter point you towards credible external sources for further information on a given topic. NEW! Treatment chapters guide you in managing common conditions in orthopedics, cardiopulmonary, and neurology. NEW! Chapter on functional outcomes and assessment lists relevant scores for the most frequently used tests. NEW! Chapter on psychosocial aspects of aging give students a well-rounded view of the social and mental conditions commonly affecting their geriatric patients. NEW! Chapter on frailty covers a wide variety of interventions to optimize treatment. NEW! Enhanced eBook format is included with purchase.
It is one of the most comprehensive works of its kind.
Author: Noah Greenspan
Publisher: Pulmonary Wellness
Ultimate Pulmonary Wellness is a resource for all people living with respiratory disease including patients, their families and caretakers; and clinicians. This well-rounded guidebook is the fusion of twenty-five years of clinical practice, education and research by Dr. Noah Greenspan, board-certified clinical specialist in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy; and Program Director of the Pulmonary Wellness & Rehabilitation Center in New York City. It is one of the most comprehensive works of its kind. This brand new first edition draws together a complex variety of threads, clearly defining the key components of living well with a pulmonary disease; including the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the respiratory system; the multifactorial and multi-systemic nature of breathing; the role of medicine (physician, diagnosis and treatment) in the management and prevention of respiratory disease; and the importance of lifestyle factors, such as exercise, nutrition and managing your emotions, as well as the prevention of infection; in ultimate pulmonary wellness; and living your absolute best life with respiratory disease.
Sustainable Fitness offers easy-to-follow tips and strategies to help you achieve and maintain physical, mental, and emotional well-being through exercise, nutrition, stress, sleep, habits, and your purpose in life.-- back cover.
Author: Z. Altug
Sometimes we don't think twice about enjoying good health; other times, it seems like a complex, even impossible, goal. Sustainable Fitness offers easy-to-follow tips and strategies to help you achieve and maintain physical, mental, and emotional well-being through exercise, nutrition, stress, sleep, habits, and your purpose in life.-- back cover.
Medical Therapeutic Yoga provides this evolution. * This book serves as a modern, non-dogmatic, evidence-based guide to yoga posture and breath prescription based on the most current biomechanical and neurophysiological theory and common ...
Author: Ginger Garner
Publisher: Handspring Pub Limited
Category: Health & Fitness
This book brings a large body of work, known as medical therapeutic yoga (MTY), to health professionals and yoga teachers so they can apply yoga postures to treat acute and chronic disease processes. MTY is based on integrative medicine's biopsychosocial model of care, a patient-centered approach - shown to be the most effective.
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Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR. Complementary Therapies and Wellness is the essential text for practical information about complementary care and wellness.
Author: Jodi L. Carlson
Carlson (Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY), an occupational therapist, introduces the paradigm, concepts, and therapeutic options of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The other contributors discuss specific therapies and applications. Chapters include case studies, focus boxes on key issues, study questions, and resources. Appends National Institute of Health classifications of CAM therapies, descriptions of other therapies, and answers to study questions. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
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This text provides the latest knowledge and description of rehabilitation professionals' experience with these therapies, and reports the latest peer reviewed evidence for efficiency in therapy, prevention, and wellness.
Author: Carol M. Davis
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
For over a decade, Dr. Carol Davis opened the minds of health care professionals worldwide to the idea of complementary therapies in rehabilitation. The pages of this renowned text covered evidence for efficacy in therapy, prevention, and wellness unlike any other text; it is the first of its kind published in the United States. As science continues to evolve and change, so does the expertise of Dr. Davis and the experienced therapists who join together in writing the various chapters in the Third Edition of Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation. This evidence-based text includes an insightful review profiling the latest peer reviewed research of holistic approaches commonly used in rehabilitation. Students and practitioners are now able to evaluate the efficacy of these approaches from the evidence that is reported. New to the Third Edition: - The latest summary of findings in energy medicine and bio-energetics applied to rehabilitation therapies - Updates on randomized control trials - Reviews of evidence of efficiency - Energy techniques as a way of returning healing to health care Professionals will also be excited to have at their hands a new chapter describing the latest discoveries in the science that helps explain how these therapies may “work.” It appears that the future of health care will be based on this unfolding science of energy, medicine and vibration. Professor Davis reads the most updated reports of the latest quantum science and then translates this information into meaningful ideas that relate to what therapists observe every day with patients in their case. Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation, Third Edition, is the perfect text for all rehabilitation professionals looking to deepen their understanding of various holistic modalities that are making a difference in rehabilitation, especially with patients who have “hit the wall” with the standard treatments that based on mechanistic science. This text provides the latest knowledge and description of rehabilitation professionals' experience with these therapies, and reports the latest peer reviewed evidence for efficiency in therapy, prevention, and wellness.
Since PT emphasizes the physical fitness aspect of wellness , physical therapists
should concentrate their efforts in this ... To facilitate the wellness proficiency of
future physical therapists , entry - level PT programs should require a dedicated ...
You will also be asked to attend two physical assessments before the 8 weekly
group classes or the physical therapy session begin and repeat the physical
assessment again approximately eight weeks after the wellness course or
Author: American Physical Therapy AssociationPublish On: 2011-12-01
"Adult Fitness Examination: A Physical Therapy Approach is a comprehensive, noninvasive, evidence-based, physical therapy approach to assessing the fitness of asymptomatic adults.
Author: American Physical Therapy Association
Category: Physical fitness
"Adult Fitness Examination: A Physical Therapy Approach is a comprehensive, noninvasive, evidence-based, physical therapy approach to assessing the fitness of asymptomatic adults. It incorporates fitness components of musculoskeletal alignment, balance, range of motion, manual muscle testing, and aerobic endurance. The AFE measures functional performance using common physical therapy tests and measures. The AFE can be used to monitor wellness outcomes over time and promotes interdisciplinary communication regarding adult fitness."--
Author: Catherine Rush ThompsonPublish On: 2014-09
Features of the Second Edition: * Use of the American Physical Therapy Association's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition for health promotion * Screening tools for special populations, including children, pregnant women, ...
Author: Catherine Rush Thompson
Category: Health & Fitness
The all-encompassing Second Edition of Prevention Practice and Health Promotion: A Health Care Professional's Guide to Health, Fitness, and Wellness offers foundational knowledge to health care professionals implementing primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention to healthy, at-risk, and disabled populations. Dr. Catherine Thompson along with her contributors, all with diverse backgrounds in physical therapy, rehabilitation, and healthcare, present the interdisciplinary health care perspective of health, fitness, and wellness concepts that are critical for providing preventive care to healthy, impaired, and at-risk populations using the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health model as a guideline for assessment and management. Based upon the goals outlined in Healthy People 2020, Prevention Practice and Health Promotion, Second Edition also combines the vision of direct access for health care professionals with the goals of national health care to increase the quality of years of healthy life, as well as to eliminate health disparities between various populations. Recognizing the cost effectiveness of preventive care, health care professionals have an expanded role in health promotion and wellness, complementing evidence-based medical management of acute and chronic conditions. Some topics covered inside Prevention Practice and Health Promotion, Second Edition include an overview of screening across the lifespan; effective interventions to promote health, fitness, and wellness; and options for program development, including marketing and management strategies to address both individual and community needs. Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom. Features of the Second Edition: * Use of the American Physical Therapy Association's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition for health promotion * Screening tools for special populations, including children, pregnant women, older adults, individuals with developmental disabilities, and people with chronic conditions affecting their quality of life * Resources to promote healthy living, including nutrition, stress management, fitness training, and injury prevention Perfect for clinicians, students, allied health professionals, rehabilitation specialists, physical medicine specialists, and recreation therapists, the Second Edition to Prevention Practice and Health Promotion is a valuable resource for everyone in the areas of health, fitness, and wellness.
Helps physical therapists develop and improve understanding and skill in the educational process, presenting both theoretical concepts and related practical applications. Covers various teaching situations including lecturing, laboratory instruction, seminars, teaching in clinical settings, working with patients and families, delivering in- service to colleagues, and working in community health projects.