This text is designed as clinical reference to develop knowledge of the examination, diagnosis and classification of uncontrolled movement (motor control dysfunction) and the management of movement dysfunction. It will help the therapist: Develop clinical skills in the assessment and retraining of movement control To use movement control tests to identify uncontrolled movement To classify uncontrolled movement into diagnostic subgroups Access a large range of motor control and movement retraining strategies Develop an assessment framework that will provide a diagnosis of dysfunction, pain sensitive tissues and pain mechanisms Use a clinical reasoning framework to prioritise clinical decision making Provides detailed explanation of evidence and research underpinning motor control dysfunction and movement retraining Unique subclassification system of musculoskeletal disorders and pain Region specific testing -step by step instructions for assessment, diagnosis, classification and treatment using Movement Performance Solutions unique system Highly illustrated with clear step by step instructions for treatment of Lumbar, Cervical and Thoracic Spine, Shoulder and Hipoveractive under low threshold (functional) loading (Hungerford et al 2003; Falla et al 2004; Richardson et al 2004). ... A focus onbreath control can help encourageslow motor unitrecruitment and retrain dysfunction. ... of movement areessentialifthese toolsaretobean effectiveadjunctto retraining with the eliminationof substitution strategies (Moreside et al 2007). ... The value of integrating manual therapy techniques into the managementof movement dysfunction must notbe overlooked.
|Author||:||Mark Comerford, Sarah Mottram|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2012-06-15|