Summary: Following the format of the ''Guide to Physical Therapist Practice'', this comprehensive, problem-solving resource presents the knowledge and skills necessary to build an effective exercise program and get your patients moving. Organized by region, this text provides everything you need to identify impairments that underlie functional limitations, prescribe exercise for common physiologic impairments and conditions, and evaluate the functional outcomes. You will find ...show more a framework for making optimal clinical decisions for the best possible course of treatment, we well as suitable alternatives. Designed for practicality and ease-of-application, this resource includes actual samples of exercise prescriptions, step-by-step exercises written directly for the client, and tips on enhancing communication and compliance. Special features include lab activities, case studies, selected intervention boxes, self-management boxes, and patient-related instruction boxes.
''Practitioners will find this text of significant clinical importance when updating their therapeutic exercise treatment strategies within a model of disablement.[it] will assist practitioners in becoming more efficient and cost effective.''